“Everybody has a certain mandate to combat discrimination”

Michal Balcerzak is a professor of international human rights law at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. In our latest episode of On Human Rights, we spoke to him about his work as a member of the UN’s working group Committee of Experts on People of African Descent.

Are Members of the Legal Profession Forgotten in the UPR?

In our latest episode of On Human Rights, we talk to Phillip Tahmindjis, the Director of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute. He joined us from London to talk about a new report he co-edited on the role of the universal periodic review in advancing human rights in the administration of justice.

Climate Change is Not Just an Environmental Issue

Sumudu Atapattu is the director of research centers at the University of Wisconsin Law School in the United States. She talks to us about the connection between climate change and human rights and why it matters.

The Founder of the Institute Interviewed on Episode 3

In Episode 3 of our “On Human Rights” podcast, Professor Emeritus Göran Melander, founder of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, talks about the breakthroughs and steps taken in the field of human rights and the many challenging situations in today’s world. He also identifies one violation of human rights where…

Cyber Warfare: Not Really Regulated?

Elies van Sliedregt talks about cyber warfare — how it is secretive, mostly unregulated, and poses major challenges to international law. She is a professor of criminal law at VU University in Amsterdam and the dean of the faculty of law there. She has been published extensively in the field of international and European criminal…