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…

Swedish Human Rights Film Festival: These Are the Films

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. It will take place in Lund from March 20-24, 2019. Above all, you should buy your tickets here now before they sell out! “The Swedish Human Rights Film Festival offers a great opportunity to get up-to-date perspectives to today’s human rights issues,” says…

born free and equal

Free and Equal? Human Rights Day

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights…”  These are the opening words to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights written 70 years ago next month. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting an event celebrating the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN. War, death…