Now is When We Negotiate Our Common Future

Maria Green, Visting Professor, Human Rights and Development, on Covid-19 and our future.  Last week I wrote a post about human rights and the Covid-19 response. It was geared towards public decision-makers of good will who are grappling with the sudden changes that the pandemic has brought upon our various societies. Now I am writing…

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Structural Racism is a Reality

With the rest of the world, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute has been horrified by the death of George Floyd and the deep-seated social injustices that it represents. The institute is hopeful of the conversations that now unfold and the worldwide calls for more just societies where the human dignity and rights of all are protected. Most states…

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The Coronavirus & Human Rights

Blogpost about the Coronavirus and human rights by Morten Kjaerum, Director of Raoul Wallenberg Institute The current Covid-19 crisis is first and foremost a health issue and increasingly it is also becoming an economic challenge. Nonetheless, it is also all about our basic human rights. In this text I will make a brief outline of some…