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 … Continue reading » “Ansök: Sommarskola om Funktionshinder och Mänskliga Rättigheter” Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute will hold a number of seminars and discussions at the Swedish Forum for Human Rights (MR Dagarna) in Jönköping next week, from anti-corruption work to what it means to be a human rights city. The institute … Continue reading » “Anti-Corruption, Climate Migration & Human Rights Cities at MR Dagarna” Continue readingMore Tag
The UN Secretary General has appointed Morten Kjaerum, the director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden, to the Board of Trustees of the Voluntary Fund for Technical Cooperation (VFTC) in the Field of Human Rights … Continue reading » “Morten Kjaerum Appointed Board Member of UN Human Rights Fund” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI Director Morten Kjaerum joins the likes of Tawakkol Karman, winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, and Adama Dieng, UN’s Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, as a contributing author to the current issue of … Continue reading » “The Role of the UN in the Realization of Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s director, Morten Kjaerum, recently spoke at the Connecting Law and Memory conference in Mechelen, Belgium.
This conference focused on training courses in human rights for law enforcement and civil servants based on Holocaust and genocide studies with an
… Continue reading » ““We Have to Ensure that We Do Not Need a New Raoul Wallenberg”” Continue readingMore Tag
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The Lund City municipal council voted today to start a cooperation with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law to bring the municipality one step closer to becoming Sweden’s first human … Continue reading » “Lund Can Become Sweden’s First Human Rights City” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s Director Morten Kjaerum is giving a lecture on Wednesday, April 27 at the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul.
The lecture will be at 19.00 and is titled “Human Rights and the European Refugee Situation: What is at … Continue reading » “Morten Kjaerum to Speak About the Refugee Crisis in Istanbul” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s director Morten Kjaerum is heading to New York City and Boston in the United States, where he will be networking and speaking about the different challenges that the refugee crisis poses to Europe and human rights as a whole.… Continue reading » “Kjaerum Speaks About European Refugee Crisis in the US” Continue readingMore Tag