Dunja-Mijatovic

The State of Human Rights in Europe: Forward and Back?

This year, Lund University and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute are proud to present Ms. Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, as the 13th annual Anna Lindh speaker giving a lecture at the University of Lund. Ms. Mijatovic will, among other things, address the rise of intolerance in Europe. In particular, she will…

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

Nominations for the Raoul Wallenberg Prize for extraordinary humanitarian achievements are now open with an extended deadline until 30th November.  The award is the initiative of the Swedish Government and the Hungarian Parliament, the Council of Europe and began in 2014. The Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize is awarded every two years to reward extraordinary…