Margrethe Vestager RWI

The Woman Who is Taking on the Tech Giants

Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, has been named the 14th annual Anna Lindh speaker. On March 18, she will give a speech titled “Democracy and Power in a Brave New World: Economy, Technology and Human Rights”. In 2017, TIME listed Vestager among the world’s top 100 most influential people, and Foreign Policy placed…

Swedish Human Rights Film Festival: These Are the Films

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. It will take place in Lund from March 20-24, 2019. Above all, you should buy your tickets here now before they sell out! “The Swedish Human Rights Film Festival offers a great opportunity to get up-to-date perspectives to today’s human rights issues,” says…

Rebecca Stern

Rebecca Stern: Human Rights Are For Humans, Not Citizens

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law recently sat down with Rebecca Stern, a member of our board, to discuss her interest in human rights. As well as being a member of RWI’s board, Stern is a lawyer with a doctoral degree in International Law from Uppsala University. She wrote her doctoral…

Human Rights, US, Trump, Opportunities

RWI Director Morten Kjaerum speaks to RÆSON

RWI’s Director Morten Kjaerum speaks about the paradigm shift in the US, human rights and sovereignty in a recent interview in the prominent Danish journal RÆSON. He said the absence of a dominant US can bring possibilities, such as creating a new global dialogue in which civil and political rights can go hand-in-hand with social…

Become Our Next Communications Intern

Are you interested in making your own podcasts? Cover events? Interview human rights experts or work with social media? Then this internship might be something for you: RWI is seeking a full-time intern for the autumn term in Lund, Sweden, starting September until late January/early February. We prefer that you are enrolled in university and…