Applications Open for Research Grant Programme in Turkey

2020 Raoul Wallenberg Human Rights Research Grant Programme Application Deadline: March 15, 2020, 00:00 Dear researchers, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Turkey Human Rights Capacity Development Programme is delighted to announce a call for applications for the Raoul Wallenberg Human Rights Research Grant Programme. A maximum of seven research projects which tackle one or more issues…

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Podcast: A Europe Without Human Rights?

In this episode of ‘On Human Rights,’ RWI’s Christina Geijer sits down with Ms. Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. Dunja Mijatović speaks about the current state of human rights in Europe, the threats and opportunities if member states come together. “My role as Commissioner for Human Rights is to keep…

The Discourse on Human Rights and Personhood in the United States

In this episode of ‘On Human Rights,’ RWI’s Russell Garner sat down with Marissa Jackson Sow, who is a research fellow at the Open Societies Foundation, to talk about the personhood project and dive deeper into contract law and human rights discourse in the United States. Marissa Jackson Sow is an attorney and scholar specializing…

Awarded RaoulWallenbergPrize

The Raoul Wallenberg Prize: She Saved Hundreds During the Syrian War

The laureate of the Council of Europe’s 2020 Raoul Wallenberg Prize was announced this morning. Dr Amani Ballour, paediatrician and today a refugee in Turkey, ran an underground children’s hospital of Eastern Ghouta, Syria, between 2012 and 2018. Dr. Ballour has been awarded the prize “for her personal courage, bravery and commitment in saving hundreds…

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RWI Rewinds: The Changing State of Human Rights

What has changed over the past ten years? What have been some of the key events that have influenced the direction of human rights? This time of year provides an opportunty to rewind and reflect as well as look towards the future. On this episode of ‘On Human Rights,’ Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute,…