The climate crisis has become one of the greatest human rights challenges of our time. It threatens lives and livelihoods. It worsens inequalities and deepens precarity. Adapting to climate change is no longer a choice. It is a necessity. States, … Continue reading » “Connecting the Dots Between Climate Change and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute are happy to present Head of our Thematic area People on the Move Dr. Matthew Scott‘s newly published book: Climate Change, Disasters and Internal Displacement in Asia and the Pacific: A Human Rights-Based Approach.Continue readingMore Tag
Submission of the Asia Pacific Academic Network on Disaster Displacement to the UN High Level Panel on Internal Displacement
In 2017, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law initiated a regional thematic study on internal displacement in … Continue reading » “Submission to UN High Level Panel on Internal Displacement”Continue readingMore Tag
This baseline study finds that only a handful of countries in the Asia Pacific have included direct references to human rights in their Paris Agreement action plans to combat climate change, their so-called national determined contributions (NDCs).Continue readingMore Tag
RWI recently organized a regional meeting in Bangkok for National Human Rights Institutions in Asia to discuss human rights, the environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The meeting was the third phase of RWI’s Blended Learning Course on Human … Continue reading » “Environmental Challenges in the Maldives”Continue readingMore Tag
Three doctoral candidates from the Centre for Human Rights at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia recently presented the outcomes of their doctoral thesis with the local academic community at Lund University, as a part of RWI’s Ethiopia Programme funded … Continue reading » “Food, Sexual Violence and Climate Change”Continue readingMore Tag