UN75 Raoul Wallenberg Institute

UN75: The World’s Largest Conversation on Our Future

Together we can learn from peoples across the world how we can improve in tackling the global challenges of our time – Secretary-General António Guterres. United Nations 75th Anniversary To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations is igniting a people’s debate: UN75. Launched by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, it promises to be the…

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COVID-19: A Letter From the Director

Dear all, The corona-virus has an impact on our health. The global economy is affected. And, what about human rights? What are the civil, political, economic and social rights dimensions of the current crisis? How does it impact gender equality and the protection of refugees and migrants? Like all institutions and organisations, RWI is affected…

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…