How Important Rule of Law is in Making Solutions Sustainable

RWI’s director Morten Kjaerum spoke in Geneva on Wednesday at the UNHCR’s eight annual High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges. The theme of the event this year was: Understanding and addressing root causes of displacement.  Below you can read the full text of Kjaerum’s speech. Geneva, 15.12.2015 THE IMPORTANCE OF RULE OF LAW IN MAKING…

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law held a debate on human trafficking and severe labour explotiation.

More Focus Needed on the Victims of Trafficking

The EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator says the EU has laws and policy to tackle human trafficking and severe labour exploitation, but no implementation yet. Myria Vassiliadou, the EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator, was one of four experts on Tuesday night who participated in a high level debate at Lund University about people who are trafficked for the purposes…

Director speaks at Danish Parliament

RWI’s director, Morten Kjaerum, recently was asked to speak at the Danish Parliament’s Equality Committee. Kjaerum introduced a recent survey on Violence Against Women from his previous organisation, the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. He also spoke about steps that could be taken to stop the violence. Watch the webcast (in Danish).