Furthering Human Rights in the 21st Century

In an ever-changing world, it is vital that academia’s commitment to support and advance human rights continues to evolve. With that in mind, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a partnership study visit, along with Belarusian academics, in Latvia, Estonia and Finland. Together, over 20 representatives of Belarusian universities tackled a number of topics concerning…

Commemorate Raoul Wallenberg Day with RWI

You are invited to a brown-bag lunch event to discuss the current human rights challenges in Lund and beyond together with staff from the Institute. Join the discussion led by our director, Morten Kjaerum and Olga Bezbozhna, a Programme Officer at RWI. Let us know you’re going on facebook. Date: August 27, 2019 Time: Brown-bag…

Call for Applications: National Researchers and a Editor for Regional Asia

Regional Asia Programme on Human Rights and Sustainable Development (2017-2021) The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is looking to procure a handful of national researchers and an editor for the Thematic Study on the right to safe, clean and sustainable environment in ASEAN.  The programme “Regional Asia Programme on Human Rights and Sustainable Development (2017-2021)”, with collaboration with…

The Raoul Wallenberg Prize 2020

At the initiative of the Swedish Government and the Hungarian Parliament, the Council of Europe has created a Raoul Wallenberg Prize in order to keep the memory of Raoul Wallenberg’s achievements alive. Starting in 2014, the Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize, worth €10.000, has been awarded every two years in order to reward extraordinary humanitarian…

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“How Do We Put an End to the Hunting Season on Journalists?”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is co-organising the Raoul Wallenberg Address 2019, an annual lecture focusing on civil courage, on June 5.  The theme of this year’s event is courage in defence of media freedoms. Martin Schibbye, Editor in Chief of Blankspot, will deliver the keynote address. He will be joined by renowned Australian journalist Peter Greste. Schibbye is…