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RWI Rewinds: The Changing State of Human Rights

What has changed over the past ten years? What have been some of the key events that have influenced the direction of human rights? This time of year provides an opportunty to rewind and reflect as well as look towards the future. On this episode of ‘On Human Rights,’ Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute,…

RWI’s Regional Programme in Africa – Launched!

On 1-3 October 2019, RWI officially launched our Regional Africa Programme (RAP). The three-day event emphasised the importance of ongoing cooperation in the region. Celebrating the beginning of the Implementation Phase of the Programme, Senior Programme Officer, Chris Muthuri said the decision to launch the programme now came because of its unique structure. After a…

Sharing Experiences and Perspectives on the Connetion Between Human Rights and E-Health

The connection between human rights and eHealth was at the heart of the discussions during early October, when a group of researchers and representatives from the Ministry of Health from Belarus visited the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund. During 2019 the group has worked on an applied research project regarding the human rights implications of…

Sharing Knowledge on How to Teach Gender and Law

Recently, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute held a workshop that brought together law and gender course teachers from around the world. The workshop aimed to develop new future initiatives and innovation in curriculum and improve the quality of current courses.   University teachers from Belarus, South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Sweden had the opportunity to…

Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward

On November 6, RWI convened a very timely and important full-day discussion in Stockholm on Engaging with China: Challenges and the Way Forward in Higher Education, Human Rights and Public Diplomacy. This year marks 70 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China and 30 years since the government crackdown on protestors on…