The 1972 UN Conference on the Human Environment was a turning point for environmental protection and international law. It saw the emergence of global environmental cooperation as a concept and the creation of new alliances and divisions, particularly between the … Continue reading » “Stockholm +50: “Grassroots activism has to work again.””Continue readingMore Tag
Made in China Summer School 2020, Florence 13 – 17 JulyWe are excited to announce the 2020 Made in China Summer School—’Global China: Resistance and Adaptation’ — which will be held in Florence, Italy, from 13 to 17 July.… Continue reading » “Global China: Resistance and Adaptation” Continue readingMore Tag
On November 6, RWI convened a very timely and important full-day discussion in Stockholm on Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward in Higher Education, Human Rights and Public Diplomacy.
This year marks 70 years since the founding of … Continue reading » “Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward”Continue readingMore Tag
Over 50 students at the Human Rights Master’s Programme at Peking University attended a recent lecture on anti-corruption and human rights delivered by Mikael Johansson, Acting Director of Programmes and Senior Policy Adviser on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights at the … Continue reading » “Peking University Hosts Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Lecture”Continue readingMore Tag
With the world’s largest chemicals industry, China faces many well-known challenges. These include air pollution, water contamination, and toxic products.
Despite these issues, the country has the potential to positively contribute to progress globally. To expand on this potential, … Continue reading » ““Toxic Week” – A Roundtable in China”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently carried out an impact assessment of QuizRR Rights and Responsibilities, a digital educational tool which aims to strengthen knowledge of and respect for labour rights in factories in … Continue reading » “Report Release: QuizRR Impact Assessment for Axfoundation”Continue readingMore Tag
Nineteen teachers from various universities across China met recently in Shanghai for a workshop on how to teach about gender and human rights in their courses back home.
Whereas the first workshop in Beijing focused on the theoretical aspects of … Continue reading » “Workshop Puts Gender Rights on the Curriculum”Continue readingMore Tag