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 … Continue reading » “New Raoul Wallenberg Address in Stockholm” Continue readingMore Tag
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, … Continue reading » “RWI on the Right to a Life Without Violence ” Continue readingMore Tag
On April 19, Malin Oud, the head of RWI’s Stockholm office, participated in a discussion titled “What is happening in the world while Trump is tweeting?” organised by Swedish think-tank Global Utmaning.… Continue reading » “What is Happening in the World While Trump is Tweeting?” Continue readingMore Tag
A delegation of the Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities from the Council of Europe is visiting Sweden this week as part of its work in the monitoring of the implementation of this convention.… Continue reading » “Council of Europe Committee for the Protection of National Minorities Visiting Sweden” Continue readingMore Tag
Representatives of RWI’s offices in Jakarta, Beijing and Stockholm participated in a recent workshop on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) organised by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Embassy of Sweden in … Continue reading » “Sustainable Development Goals on the Agenda in Bangkok” Continue readingMore Tag
Joakim Demmer has been working on his new film, “Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas,” for about seven years. Finally, it’s hitting the big screen, first in the Nordics, and then around the world. This weekend, the film will … Continue reading » “Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas: Director Interview” Continue readingMore Tag
Just a few days out from screening the critically acclaimed Ma’ Rosa in Stockholm and Lund at the first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival, we sat down to talk to Steffen Jensen who’ll participate in a Q&A after the … Continue reading » “On the Situation in the Philippines: Come See Ma’Rosa” Continue readingMore Tag
The next session of “Developing a Human Rights Tool Box – An international session for practising lawyers” is now open for applications. The target group for the session is as stated in the title, practicing lawyers, taking cases to … Continue reading » “Apply To The Next Developing a Human Rights Toolbox Session” Continue readingMore Tag
The first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Stockholm and Lund on March 31 to April 2.
The festival features three days of powerful and important films and discussions on the major human rights issues of our … Continue reading » “New Human Rights Film Festival Launched in Stockholm and Lund” Continue readingMore Tag