Development and human rights professional. Traveller. Wordsmith.

Sweden, Ukraine and where ever adventure awaits

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Development and human rights practioner trying to make a difference in  war and post conflict environments.


Johan Chytraeus is a Swedish development and human rights practitioner trying to make a difference in war and post conflict zones.

Chytraeus was born in 1979 in Sweden. He graduated from Lund University in 2006 with a master's degree in political science. He has also studied Russian language at Herzen University in St Petersburg and Arabic language at the International House in Cairo.   



man Right


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood ART 1,The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Advisor on security and

foreign policy


In 2015, former minister of EU Affairs, MP Birgitta Ohlosson, invited me as specialist advisor to a national committee proposing reforms on Swedens security and foreign policy.

Human rights for

Afghans in Sweden


In 2017 I high-lighted the human rights situation for Afghan asylsumseekers residing in Sweden. Here is one of the articles (in Swedish language).

Published articles


I frequently contribute articles to magazines on foreign policy matters. Here is one of the articles, regarding the volatile security situation in Afghanistan (in Swedish language).


Photo collage capturing some moments from serving peace.


This is a personal weblog. The opinions expressed here and in presented articles are Johan Chytraeus' own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization, state-body or political party he may be affiliated with.


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