Furthering Human Rights in the 21st Century

In an ever-changing world, it is vital that academia’s commitment to support and advance human rights continues to evolve. With that in mind, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently organised a partnership study visit, along with Belarusian academics, in Latvia, Estonia and Finland. Together, over 20 representatives of Belarusian universities tackled a number of topics concerning…

Amelie Sällfors

Meet Amelie Sällfors

Originally from Sweden, Amelie Sällfors lived abroad in the US at various points growing up due to her father’s job. She credits him for encouraging her desire to travel and interact with different people and cultures across the globe. Her career in human rights has taken her around the world, and the people she has…

Submit an Abstract: Gender in Focus Conference in Minsk

RWI, together with the Belarusian National Technical University, is organizing an international conference “Gender in Focus”, which will be held at the faculty of Management Technologies and Humanitarisation  on 22-23 November in Minsk. We are announcing an open call for abstract submissions. The deadline for registrations and submissions is 22 October 2017. The conference themes…

Belarusian students attend summer course on human rights in Lund.

Announcing Human Rights Research Exchange for Belarusian Academics

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has launched a research exchange cooperation for academics in Belarus. The opportunity will be offered to three English speaking researchers from Belarus to come to Sweden in November of 2017 with the aim to help further develop quality human rights research, including gender equality research, among academics in Belarus. The cooperation…