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
MILAMET continues the successful cooperation with local HBS offices to fund African researchers.
The Morocco office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBS Rabat) has agreed to replicate the Senegal pilot project, namely to fund five (5) academic articles on … Continue reading » “Call for proposals: articles on migration and international law by scholars in Morocco”Continue readingMore Tag
In December 2018, in cooperation with the East-Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), a Conference on Multi-disciplinary Research of Disability Policy in China was held in Wuhan. The theme of the conference is “Ten Years that Changed the World and … Continue reading » “Ten Years that Changed the World and Us by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)”Continue readingMore Tag
History tells us what has been, and provides insights in what may come. It can unite communities and it can divide them. We learn from it, and it gives us a chance to reflect on how to proceed when building … Continue reading » “World Human Rights Cities Forum: Addressing Social Unrest and Learning From the Historical Past”Continue readingMore Tag
Gerard Quinn, the Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, was confirmed today the next UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Quinn, a prominent Irish academic with a global reputation in … Continue reading » “The Next UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) believes that the next generation of legal professionals has an important role to play in contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights in Cambodia. RWI therefore focuses its Cambodia programme on improving the … Continue reading » “Scholarship for Female Students in Cambodia”Continue readingMore Tag
Democracy and human rights are under pressure in many countries. Even in Sweden, we must do more to guarantee human rights to everyone and to not take democracy for granted.
Today is the UN’s International Democracy Day.
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Therefore, today, we
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The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is