Lund

 

Lund office

lund human rights
Our dynamic headquarters has around 35 staff members working with human rights research, policy, education and direct engagement. The office provides researchers, staff and students with a conducive study and work environment. We regularly hold lectures, high-level roundtables and other events and organise much of our work that we do on a national level from Lund. Read more about our work in Sweden.

Address

Stora Gråbrödersgatan 17 B
P.O. Box 1155
SE-221 05 Lund, Sweden
Phone +46 46 222 12 00

For more information about our work in Lund, please contact:

Rolf Ring

Rolf Ring

Deputy Director, Head of the Department for Administration and Finance

Phone: + 46 46 222 12 08
E-mail: rolf.ring@rwi.lu.se

Rolf Ring is the Deputy Director and Head of the Department for Administration and Finance. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked as a Project Co-ordinator for the Swedish Red Cross and served as an assistant to the Chair in International Law at the Faculty of Law, Lund University. He has experiences from designing, managing and monitoring international programmes as well as evaluations. Rolf holds a LL.M. from Lund University.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • LL.M (Lund University, with specialisation in international law)

Work Experience

  • 1998-2000: Programme Manager, RWI
  • 1989-1998: Programme Officer, RWI
  • 1988-1989: Project Co-ordinator, Swedish Red Cross
  • 1987-1988: Assistant to the Chair of International Law at the Faculty of Law, Lund University

Selected Publications

  • Release and Repatriation of Prisoners of War during the Hostilities, Paper for the Summer School on International Humanitarian Law, Warsaw, Poland, edited and published by the Dissemination and Co-operation Division ICRC, 1988.
  • Release and Repatriation of Prisoners of War during and at the End of the Active Hostilities, Graduate Essay at the Law Faculty, University of Lund, 1991.
  • Raoul Wallenberg institutets program för rättsutveckling i utvecklingsländer (The Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Programme for Legal Development in Developing Countries), Mennesker og Rettigheter, Vol. 11, No 1, pp 94-96 (together with Mr M. Johansson).
  • Article 13 in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a common standard of Achievement, edited by Gudmundur Alfredsson and Asbjörn Eide, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague 1999.
  • The Inspection Panel of the World Bank, A Different Complaints Procedure, co-edited with Gudmundur Alfredsson, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2001.

Europe office

The Europe Office was established in September 2016 and currently there are five staff members working on the team. The main initiative is an academic cooperation on human rights in Belarus, 2015-2019. Read more about our work in Belarus.

Staff

Amelie Sällfors

Amelie Sällfors

Deputy Director of Programmes

Phone: + 46 46 222 12 32
E-mail: amelie.sallfors@rwi.lu.se

Amelie holds both a Swedish LL.M and a Master in International Human Rights Law from Lund University. She has been working as a Programme Officer at RWI since 2005. Before joining RWI, she worked at UNHCR in Nairobi, Kenya, the Swedish Migration Board in Malmö, Sweden, and at the European Council for Refugees and Exiles, in London, UK. At RWI Amelie has primarily been working with academic cooperation programmes in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. She is currently working with capacity development cooperation with universities in Belarus. She has also been involved with developing methodologies on Monitoring and Evaluation as well as on Human Rights Education within the Department.

Zuzana Zalanova

Zuzana Zalanova

Director, Europe Office

Phone: +46 46 222 12 57
E-mail: zuzana.zalanova@rwi.lu.se

Zuzana has been promoting human rights, good governance, and civic engagement in various capacities in Europe and Central Asia.

Prior to joining RWI’s Europe Office, Zuzana was in charge of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Ukraine with focus on civic and youth engagement. She previously coordinated rule of law programmes of the International Development Law Organisation (IDLO) in Mongolia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe, supported regional human rights and justice initiatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Europe and Central Asia, and managed the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, a platform of civil society actors from the EU and Russia. Zuzana holds a BA degree in Political Science, an MA degree in Security Studies, and a joint (BA and MA) degree in International Relations with a specialisation in Non-Profit Management from her studies in the Czech Republic (Charles University, University of Economics) and the United Kingdom (University of Reading).

Alexandra Ronkina

Alexandra Ronkina

Programme Officer

Phone: 46 46 222 12 18
E-mail: alexandra.ronkina@rwi.lu.se

Alexandra holds a Masters degree in European Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a Masters degree in Child Studies from King’s College London. She has previous work experience from the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and OSCE in the protection of the rights of the child, cross-border child protection and data management, migrant children, assistance to the victims of trafficking and education for sustainable development in the Nordic, Baltic and Eastern European countries. Alexandra is a Programme Officer at RWI currently focusing primarily on the institute’s programme in Belarus.

Evgeniya Mazanik

Evgeniya Mazanik

Senior Programme Associate

E-mail: evgeniya.mazanik@rwi.lu.se

David Eile

David Eile

Senior Programme Officer

Phone: +46 46 222 12 58
E-mail: david.eile@rwi.lu.se

David has a MA in Anthropology from Lund University and is a doctoral candidate in Cultural
Anthropology at the University of Uppsala. He currently works as Programme Officer with academic cooperation within the Institute’s regional Asia programme.

Address

Europe Office
Box 1155
221 05 Lund
Tel: +46 46 222 12 32

For more information about our Europe office, please contact:

Amelie Sällfors

Amelie Sällfors

Deputy Director of Programmes

Phone: + 46 46 222 12 32
E-mail: amelie.sallfors@rwi.lu.se

Amelie holds both a Swedish LL.M and a Master in International Human Rights Law from Lund University. She has been working as a Programme Officer at RWI since 2005. Before joining RWI, she worked at UNHCR in Nairobi, Kenya, the Swedish Migration Board in Malmö, Sweden, and at the European Council for Refugees and Exiles, in London, UK. At RWI Amelie has primarily been working with academic cooperation programmes in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe. She is currently working with capacity development cooperation with universities in Belarus. She has also been involved with developing methodologies on Monitoring and Evaluation as well as on Human Rights Education within the Department.