As we’ve reported earlier, the new Swedish National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) will be placed in Lund. This is something that we at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute is very happy about.
Our Director Morten Kjaerum has vast experience from National … Continue reading » “NHRIs: Director Morten Kjaerum on What They Do” Continue readingMore Tag
Report from the Lund disability Human Rights Clinic
Today the Independent Living Institute publishes a report authored by students at the 2020 Lund Disability Human Rights Clinic at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. The Lund clinic runs as one of the … Continue reading » “RWIs Global Clinical Legal Education Work: Now also in Lund, Sweden” Continue readingMore Tag
Young policymakers, public servants and civil society actors from nine countries are welcome to join the Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) “Perspectives on Multi-level Governance, Decentralisation & Human Rights”.
Organised in a collaboration between the Lund University Commissioned … Continue reading » “Apply before March 22: Join the Swedish Institute Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP)” Continue readingMore Tag
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is just as important and relevant today as it was when the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed and adopted it in 1948. This was the first document in the history of the world, that … Continue reading » “Get Your Rights Illustrated by Raoul Wallenberg Institute” Continue readingMore Tag
Morten Kjærum, Director of The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, has been appointed to the group of high-level experts working on The European Social Charter.
Kjærum is appointed by Marija Pejčinović Burić, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The high-level … Continue reading » “Director Morten Kjærum appointed” Continue readingMore Tag
This five-year project (2021–2025) develops the Raoul Wallenberg Visiting Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law to explore new ways to understand, analyze and secure the future of human rights.
The Visiting Chair is co-hosted by the Faculty of Law … Continue reading » “Raoul Wallenberg Visiting Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law” Continue readingMore Tag
Silas Aliki and Joakim Lundqvist – two Stockholm-based lawyers – recognised the need for lawyers with LGBTQ+ expertise and founded their own law firm, Folkets Law Firm (Folkets Juristbyrå), in 2017. Although small and somewhat newly founded, Folkets… Continue reading » “LGBTQ+ Lawyers in a Conservative Field” Continue readingMore Tag