The Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet recently published an article in its opinion section about Swedish disability law and policy on the right to personal assistance. The authors are Anna Bruce, an RWI researcher who is advising the Swedish governmenatal … Continue reading » “Here’s What You Need to Know About LSS and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Annick Pijnenburg is a new visiting PhD researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She comes from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where she is doing her PhD under the supervision of Conny Rijken and with Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen as co-supervisor. Recently, … Continue reading » “Cooperative Migration Control Policies”Continue readingMore Tag
Curious about what we were up to over the year?
Every year, RWI does its best at summarising the institute’s work for each calendar year. In our Year in Review 2017 (former Annual Report), we report on our programmes in … Continue reading » “This is How We Actually Work with Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
This event is part of a series of human rights related lectures which the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is co-organising with its collaboration partner the Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF)
Time and venue: 16 May, … Continue reading » “UPF and RWI Lecture / Does the Nature Have Rights?”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
Sweden’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York said Wednesday night in Lund, Sweden that nice words, good intentions, and vetoed resolutions mean little to the people being bombed in Syria.
Olof Skoog, speaking at the Raoul … Continue reading » “Nice Words Mean Little to the People in Syria”Continue readingMore Tag
Amalia Sofia is a visiting researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She works as a PhD student and researcher at the Graduate Institute of Public Administration at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
She is currently writing the parts of … Continue reading » “One-On-One With a PhD Researcher”Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute with its collaboration partner the Association of Foreign Affairs (UPF) are proud to announce an evening with Swedish UN-Ambassador Olof Skoog. Mr Skoog will give a presentation on “Sweden in the Security Council – does … Continue reading » “UPF and RWI Lecture: Sweden in the Security Council – Does it Matter?”Continue readingMore Tag
Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading » “RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy”Continue readingMore Tag