Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

Presentation: Working towards enhanced enjoyment of Constitutional rights in Zimbabwe The Raoul Wallenberg Institute invites you to a casual gathering on Wednesday 10th  April at the reading room at the Library in Lund. Emily Hanna, Program Officer at RWI will give a presentation titled. ’Working towards enhanced enjoyment of Constitutional rights in Zimbabwe’. Emily will focus on…

racism in europe

Being Black in Europe: Getting the Facts Straight

“It is a reality both shameful and infuriating.” This is how Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), initiates the agency’s report “Being Black in the EU.” On April 3, Rossalina Latcheva from FRA will present the report at the Wednesday Nights Rights event in Lund, Sweden, organized by the…

Cambodia Gets First National Research Initiative

RWI’s Cambodia programme is now launching its the first national human rights research initiative. The initiative aims to strengthen the capacities of researchers and lecturers at academic institutions to effectively conduct standardized human rights research and to increase the number of published academic human rights papers in Cambodia. It is part of RWI’s Capacity Development Programme…

Margrethe Vestager

Never Compromise on Your Digital Human Rights, Says Vestager

The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, said on Monday that the idea that power is irrelevant on the Internet is a “dangerous myth.” And Vestager called on digital businesses to pay their fair share of tax in the EU. The Commissioner touched on a wide range of issues, from democratic control and the threat…

Peking University Hosts Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Lecture

Over 50 students at the Human Rights Master’s Programme at Peking University attended a recent lecture on anti-corruption and human rights delivered by Mikael Johansson, Acting Director of Programmes and Senior Policy Adviser on Anti-Corruption and Human Rights at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. “Corruption and anti-corruption are global issues. But the relation between corruption and…