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MILAMET Network Allows Senegalese Researchers To Pursue Their Own Research

Kick-off meeting for five Senegalese research projects on migration and international law On Wednesday 22 April 2020, a meeting took place marking the kick-off of five Senegalese research projects on migration and international law. This initiative of the MILAMET network allows Senegalese researchers to pursue their own research agenda, instead of implementing a research agenda…

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The Raoul Wallenberg Prize: She Saved Hundreds During the Syrian War

The laureate of the Council of Europe’s 2020 Raoul Wallenberg Prize was announced this morning. Dr Amani Ballour, paediatrician and today a refugee in Turkey, ran an underground children’s hospital of Eastern Ghouta, Syria, between 2012 and 2018. Dr. Ballour has been awarded the prize “for her personal courage, bravery and commitment in saving hundreds…

Why Environmental Displacement Affects Us All

Once, Hélène Ragheboom spent long nights studying in the library at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund. She wrote papers, prepared for moot court competitions, and ultimately earned her Master’s degree in International Human Rights Law from Lund University. Later, she finished a PhD at University of Luxembourg, and she has now published her first…