Erik Friberg has just wrapped up a ‘United Nations sabbatical’ hosted by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Friberg was in Lund, Sweden, doing research on the roles of human rights in prevention efforts. He has … Continue reading » ““Protecting Human Rights Today Helps Prevent Crises Tomorrow””Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute has launched a research exchange cooperation for academics in Belarus. The opportunity will be offered to three English speaking researchers from Belarus to come to Sweden in November of 2017 with the aim to help further … Continue reading » “Announcing Human Rights Research Exchange for Belarusian Academics”Continue readingMore Tag
Collective bargaining, workplace regulation and labour rights. In an evolving world, these areas are challenges for the world’s workers. How are we to handle an ageing population and a complex interplay – and often tension – between regulation at different … Continue reading » “Panel Debate: Workers’ Rights in an Evolving World of Work”Continue readingMore Tag
Denmark has traditionally been a strong supporter of human rights. This is demonstrated by the fact that Denmark was a founding member of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which protects citizens against human rights violations.Continue readingMore Tag
A right to freedom from pollution? Human rights in a changing climate
After years of attention towards climate change, broader concerns regarding pollution are rising on political agendas around the world.
Pollution is back, says international lawyer Baskut Tuncak… Continue reading » “UN Special Rapporteur Baskut Tuncak: Pollution is Back”Continue readingMore Tag
As the world faces possibly the gravest set of crises in UN history, with staggering human suffering as well as economic costs and other consequences, system-wide prevention efforts for peace must be urgently strengthened.
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human … Continue reading » “The UN’s Role in Prevention Efforts for Peace”Continue readingMore Tag
In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we feature a live recording from our recent commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg here in Lund. And as part of that commemoration, we invited two women from a small town in southern Sweden … Continue reading » “Asylum Seekers, Volunteers and Inclusion in Sweden: A Discussion”Continue readingMore Tag
Help us commemorate Raoul Wallenberg Day and moral courage on August 30.
This week, our podcast, “On Human Rights,” is coming to you from the middle of the Baltic Sea, on the island of Gotland. Here all week at a political festival called Almedalen, politicans, academics, the civil society, and the business … Continue reading » “Olle Wästberg: “We Need More Raoul Wallenbergs Today””Continue readingMore Tag