Sharing Knowledge on How to Teach Gender and Law

Recently, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute held a workshop that brought together law and gender course teachers from around the world. The workshop aimed to develop new future initiatives and innovation in curriculum and improve the quality of current courses.   University teachers from Belarus, South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Sweden had the opportunity to…

Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward

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 the People’s Republic of China and 30 years since the government crackdown on protestors on…

The Way Forward on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities During Armed Conflict

On 3-4 October, 2019, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted an international workshop in Lund* focused on the intersection between international humanitarian law (IHL), human rights law as it applies to the  protection of persons with disabilities during armed conflicts. The workshop brought together international experts from around the world to develop a future agenda to address the protection needs of…

From Cambodia to Lund – Apply for our Scholarship

Apply for our scholarship* for a Master of Law in International Human Rights Law 2020-2022 at Lund University, Sweden.  Within the context of its planned Programme in Cambodia 2020-2022, and subject to confirmed funding from Swedish Development Cooperation, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law announces a scholarship for the Master of…

The Turning Point for Disability Rights in Armed Conflicts

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we sat down with Janet Lord to discuss the protection of persons with disabilities, the nexus between humanitarian law and human rights in the context of disability and the impact of Article 11. Janet Lord is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School Project on Disability.…