Gwangju

Call for Papers: World Human Rights Cities Forum

Human Rights Cities and Sustainable Development: Historical Developments and Current Challenges in building Inclusive, Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Cities for the Future The City of Gwangju in South Korea is hosting the 10th World Human Rights Cities Forum in collaboration with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Raoul Wallenberg Institute and…

Gwangju

Call for Papers: The 9th World Human Right Cities Forum

Local Governments, Human Rights and Sustainable Development: Reimagining Human Rights Cities The City of Gwangju is hosting the 9th World Human Rights Cities Forum, 30th September – 3rd October 2019. Since it was first held in 2011, World Human Rights Cities Forum has solidified its place as an international forum to learn, share and maximize the…

local Human Rights

Human Rights Cities in Focus in Geneva

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is co-organising a side event at the 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council this Friday in Geneva. The event will evaluate the progress, opportunities and challenges for local promotion of human rights. Last year, the council adopted the Resolution on Local Government and Human Rights. Above all, it aims…

cities network

New Human Rights Cities Network Launched

The Human Rights Cities Network will mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by launching their online platform to the public today. The network aims to provide a place for people to connect and promotes the expansion of cities that protect, promote and fulfil human rights. The founder and Director of…

WHRCF participants

WHRCF Key Takeaways

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law participated recently in the World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) in South Korea. Representing the Institute was RWI’s Director Morten Kjaerum, Sabastian Saragih a Programme Officer for RWI’s Regional Asia Programme, Sofie Viborg RWI’s Academic Assistant, Bahar Özden Çoşgun a Programme Officer for RWI’s Turkey Programme,…