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COVID-19: Health or Privacy. Do We Have to Choose?

This blog post considers human rights dimensions in regard to GDPR and privacy, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Written by Adjunct Professor Katrin Nyman Metcalf, Department of Law, School of Business and Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; Senior Legal Expert, Estonian eGovernance Academy In popular debate as well as academia, there are…

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COVID-19: Intersectional Lessons

Blogpost on COVID-19 and intersectional lessons by Professor Gerard Quinn, Raoul Wallenberg Chair of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. A quick search for ‘intersectionality’ on Google reveals over 13 million results! As a concept it remains wooly and purely suggestive. Unfortunately, it takes a tragedy like Covid-19 to bring clarity to ideas and hopefully, over…

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COVID-19: Disproportionally Hits Segregated Communities

Blogpost on COVID-19 and segregated communities by Michael McEachrane, Visiting Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights.  Across the world, the infection, lockdown and economic ramifications of COVID-19 are disproportionally affecting Black and Brown people. This is true both domestically and internationally. In Sweden, Stockholm is thus far the epicenter of corona related…

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COVID-19: Social Entrepreneurship

Blogpost on COVID-19 and social entrepreneurship by Jasna Pocek, Postdoctoral Researcher, Sten K Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship, Lund University School of Economics and Management. History teaches us that the increase in inequality and human rights neglects are typical of times of crisis, and this by no other means is one of them, writes Jasna Pocek. As…