Achieving Sustainable, Inclusive and Climate-Resilient Cities

Recently, Gabriella Fredriksson, head of RWI’s Inclusive Societies team, was joined by civil servants from Indonesia, Zimbabwe and Turkey in Lund as part of a new programme on Sustainable, Inclusive and Climate-Resistant Cities. This was the second step of the three-pronged initiative to join sustainable development goals and human rights by engaging local actors within…

Still Room for Improvement for Disability Rights in Sweden

RWI recently organised a four day Summer School for disability rights and human rights in Lund in cooperation with Funktionsrätt Sverige (Disability Rights Sweden). The Summer School brought together law students, members of civil society organisations and practitioners from different levels of governance. It focused on how Swedish and international law can be utilised to…

Internship with the RWI Inclusive Societies Team

The objective of the Internship Programme of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) is to give university students and recent graduates with a special interest in human rights issues the opportunity to familiarise themselves with practical human rights work in order to complement academic studies in the field and to…

Inclusive Societies

A note from the team leader of Inclusive Societies Gabriella FredrikssonHead of Inclusive Societies Thematic Areagabriella.fredriksson@rwi.lu.se+46 46 222 12 13 Inclusion is ultimately about the dignity and worth of every person, which is the backbone of all human rights. Much of our work since our founding in 1984 has been dedicated towards this aim. There…