disability rights, human rights, summer school

Still Room for Improvement for Disability Rights in Sweden

RWI recently organised a four day Summer School for disability rights and human rights in Lund in cooperation with Funktionsrätt Sverige (Disability Rights Sweden). The Summer School brought together law students, members of civil society organisations and practitioners from different levels of governance. It focused on how Swedish and international law can be utilised to…

Development Solutions Vs. Military Solutions

Our team leader for Inclusive Societies Gabriella Fredriksson sat down to talk to Charlotte Petri Gornitzka in Visby during Almedalen week in Sweden for a conversation on our “On Human Rights” podcast. Petri Gornitzka is the Chair of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. Prior…

This is How to Celebrate a Democracy

On the island of Visby in Sweden, each year thousands gather to talk about the major issues humanity is facing. It’s a celebration of democracy potentially unrivaled throughout the world. The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has a goal to put human rights firmly on the agenda this year.