corona virus

The Coronavirus & Human Rights

Blogpost about the Coronavirus and human rights by Morten Kjaerum, Director of Raoul Wallenberg Institute The current Covid-19 crisis is first and foremost a health issue and increasingly it is also becoming an economic challenge. Nonetheless, it is also all about our basic human rights. In this text I will make a brief outline of some…

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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,…

“The Real Power of Hope: That It Has a Contagion Effect”

The first inaugural Raoul Wallenberg Address delivered by Dr Helen Durham AO, Director of International Law and Policy of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Dr Helen Durham AO argued in a recent speech in Stockholm that history teaches us that many of the seemingly impossible challenges we face today in fact are not…

Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter

Note: This event will be held in Swedish and demands a basic knowledge in Swedish for a successful participation. Den 21-24 augusti 2018 arrangeras en sommarskola med fokus på FN:s konvention om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning. Arrangör är Raoul Wallenberg Institutet tillsammans med Funktionsrätt Sveriges projekt Från snack till verkstad. På sommarskolan kommer du att få lyssna till…