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An Intern’s Experience: Human Rights Stories

As my time comes to an end as a Communications Intern at Raoul Wallenberg Institute, I have been able to reflect on my experiences and my highlights in Lund. I heard about RWI through a friend, while I was on my semester aboard at Lund University. She had been able to combine her studies with…

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These are the Potential Human Rights Implications of Last Night’s EU Deal on Migration

EU Summit Leaders reached a migration deal last night in Brussels. However many of the details are murky. Matthew Scott, head of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s People on the Move team, provides a quick take on the potential consequences of the deal. “Amongst the conclusions of last night’s European Council meeting was the decision to…

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An Intern Works With Human Rights in Amman

By Olle Bergdahl Mjengwa I have been very interested in the political situation in the Middle East for many years and after studying Arabic in Jordan for a semester I knew that I wanted hands on experience working with one of the biggest challenges the region is facing – human rights. Being Swedish I had…

How Librarians Work With Human Rights in Europe

Documenting and showcasing human rights was firmely on the agenda when I attended the 39th meeting of the European Co-ordination Committee on Human Rights Documentation (ECCHRD) last week. Among the presentations of this year’s meeting,  there was a great focus on Central Asia and the former Soviet Union, including presentations from: Umida Niyazova, Director, Uzbek-German…

What a Human Rights Internship is All About

This week I wrapped up my four-month long internship in the Communications Department at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund, Sweden. I started the internship with an open mind, excited for my first experience at a human rights institute and willing to learn from every experience along the way.…