In western countries, people of African Descent are the most targeted group when it comes to violent hate crimes and discrimination. In this podcast we sat down to discuss and learn more about a UN platform that aims to combat … Continue reading » “The Decade: A Vehicle to Combat Anti-Black Racism”Continue readingMore Tag
The third Swedish Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Lund on March 16 to 18.
The festival is a unique blend of new human rights films combined with fresh analysis from researchers and experts so festival goers can … Continue reading » “Purchase Tickets Now: Swedish Human Rights Film Festival”Continue readingMore Tag
Christer Thordson is a new member of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Board of Trustees.
Thordson if a former General Counsel and director of IKEA Group. He has a long career in the private sector and teaching law. Today, he is … Continue reading » “Christer Thordson Discusses Business, Human Rights and Ethics”Continue readingMore Tag
Last spring, Alice Wadström traveled to Haiti as a recipient of a minor field study scholarship sponsored by Swedish development cooperation and awarded by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.
She traveled to Haiti to do research for her Master’s thesis in … Continue reading » “Investigating the UN’s Responsibility in the Haitian Cholera Outbreak”Continue readingMore Tag
Fawaz T. Alzatto is from Syria and has been living in Denmark for two years. He recently completed his participation in the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s Inclusion Academy. In partnership with the Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE), … Continue reading » ““I Have Brown Skin, But I Have a Good, Nice Smile””Continue readingMore Tag
A recent roundtable held by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden featured two days of discussions, study, and brainstorming on the connection between anti-corruption work and human rights.
“The goal of the roundtable was to identify human rights-based opportunities … Continue reading » “Twenty-Nine Takeaways From RWI’s Roundtable on Corruption and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Anna Lindh Lecture delivered by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
Mr Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein argued in a speech Monday night in Sweden that those who doubt the universality of human rights want to … Continue reading » ““Do Not Dare To Tell Me Human Rights Are Not Universal””Continue readingMore Tag
Human rights and the promotion of peace, justice and strong institutions – observations from a life in Danish and international politics.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Association of Foreign Affairs welcomes the former President of the UN General Assembly … Continue reading » “Movie Screening: Lykketoft and the Occasionally United Nations”Continue readingMore Tag
In this podcast, Professor Manfred Nowak shares his experiences from working as the UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture between 2004-2010. Has torture increased or decreased globally? And what methods are necessary in order for states to prevent torture from happening?