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
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
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
The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed decades of progress on poverty. Over 200 million people run the risk of falling into poverty and 71 million are at risk of falling into extreme poverty. 500 million are at risk of losing their … Continue reading » “Human Rights and Poverty: Where do we go from here?”Continue readingMore Tag
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 Law in International Human … Continue reading » “Scholarships for Cambodian Nationals to Study the Master of Law in International Human Rights Law at Lund University”Continue readingMore Tag
Every two years, the Human Rights Office of the City of Nuremberg awards an international prize to a human rights defender or a group of individuals who through their work have “in an exemplary manner, committed themselves to human … Continue reading » “RWI Director Morten Kjaerum becomes part of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Award jury”Continue readingMore Tag
Vacancies for independent United Nations experts of the Human Rights Council, with extensive professional experience in human rights
Appointments to be made at the 46th session of the Human Rights Council (22 February – 19 March 2021)
Five unremunerated United … Continue reading » “Vacancies for Independent United Nations Experts of the Human Rights Council”Continue readingMore Tag