Podcast: Why National Minority Participation is Important

In this episode of ‘On Human Rights,’ Senior Researcher Alejandro Fuentes speaks to OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Ambassador Lamberto Zannier. They discuss the importance of public participation of national minorities, the impacts of the current political environment in Europe and the need for balance and integration of diverse societies. The High Commissioner was…

John Knox podcast

Podcast: The Right to a Healthy Environment

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights” RWI’s Linnea Ekegren spoke with John Knox, the first Independent Expert and Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment appointed by the Human Rights Council. John Knox is now the Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law at Wake Forest University, in North Carolina. He teaches and…

The Turning Point for Disability Rights in Armed Conflicts

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we sat down with Janet Lord to discuss the protection of persons with disabilities, the nexus between humanitarian law and human rights in the context of disability and the impact of Article 11. Janet Lord is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School Project on Disability.…

Afro-Swedes Facing Discrimination

These Are the Issues Facing Afro-Swedes

In our latest episode of the “On Human Rights” podcast, we speak to Nike Sandberg, spokesperson for the Afro-Swede Network in Skåne. RWI’s visiting researcher Michael McEachrane sat down with her to talk about her work and the situation for Afro-Swedes in the country.