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How Can Business Help Protect Human Rights?

What are the roles and responsibilities of businesses in regards to the protection of human rights? Is dialogue and self-regulation enough or is further legislation required? In this episode of ‘On Human Rights’ Stockholm Office Director, Malin Oud, sat down with the Ambassador for Sustainable Business at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Jakob Kiefer…

New Raoul Wallenberg Address in Stockholm

The Australian Embassy in Sweden has announced a new event in Stockholm on 1 June to mark the 5-year anniversary of granting honorary Australian citizenship to Raoul Wallenberg. “Despite much progress, conflict, famine and natural disasters continue to fuel humanitarian crises,” says H.E. Jonathan Kenna, Australian Ambassador to Sweden. “This new annual address gives us…

MR-Dagarna, human rights, stockholm

RWI on the Right to a Life Without Violence  

The Swedish Forum for Human Rights (MR-Dagarna) is the largest venue of its kind in the Nordic countries and is this year addressing human rights from a more uncommon angle – violence. This year’s theme incorporates different aspects of violence, including sexualized, political and structural violence, hate crimes and harassment. Additional topics such as hate…