The EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator says the EU has laws and policy to tackle human trafficking and severe labour exploitation, but no implementation yet.
Myria Vassiliadou, the EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator, was one of four experts on Tuesday night who participated in … Continue reading » “More Focus Needed on the Victims of Trafficking” Continue readingMore Tag
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A high level roundtable meeting and an open panel debate to discuss the challenges of human trafficking and severe exploitation on the labour market will take place at Lund University on 1 September 2015. The open … Continue reading » “Lund University Hosting High Level Roundtable Meeting and Public Debate on Human Trafficking” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI will offer an Intensive Training Programme on Human Rights. The course is primarily targeted at professionals who work with human rights in practice but who are in need of additional human rights education and training. The participants will be … Continue reading » “Intensive Training Programme in Human Rights” Continue readingMore Tag
More than 1,700 migrants have died in the Mediterranean so far in 2015, according to the International Organisation for Migration. That is 30 times higher than for the same period in 2014.
On Monday, four leading figures in the field … Continue reading » “Can the Drownings in the Mediterranean be Stopped?” Continue readingMore Tag
Morten Kjaerum, the new director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, took over the reins of the Institute on 1 April 2015.
Kjaerum most recently was director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) … Continue reading » “Morten Kjaerum begins as director at RWI” Continue readingMore Tag
Dr. Christine Byron is a guest scholar at the Institute. She is currently researching and writing a book titled “Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Legal and Political Responses.”
Why are you passionate about this subject?
“I think it’s because for … Continue reading » ““Looking at those left behind”” Continue readingMore Tag
As co-organizer of the Swedish Forum for Human Rights, MR-dagarna, the Institute contributes two seminars to the event and also presents its activities at the exhibition booth. The seminar “Organizational culture and human rights: The impact of human rights … Continue reading » “The Institute at Swedish Forum for Human Rights in Umeå” Continue readingMore Tag