Search for dissertations about: "Protection of human rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words Protection of human rights.

  1. 1. Protection of Personnel in Peace Operations : The Role of the 'Safety Convention' against the Background of General International Law

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ola Engdahl; Ove Bring; Hans Corell; [2005]
    Keywords : Protection; personnel; peace operations; jurisdiction; privileges; immunity; impunity; status-of-forces agreement; international humanitarian law; human rights law;

    Abstract : The 1994 Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel (Safety Convention) was the first multilateral convention to deal specifically with the protection of personnel engaged in peace operations. It should be viewed against the background of the increasingly volatile environments in which peace operation personnel were required to operate at the beginning of the 1990s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Responsibility : Public and Private in Human Rights Protection

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational oil corporations; NGOs; global governance; international norms; responsibility; accountability; public-private; corporate social responsibility; human rights; international relations; Human Rights; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Mänskliga rättigheter; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : The theory and practice of international relations are replete with dilemmas related to the distribution of responsibility for human rights protection. Institutionalized notions of public and private empower and shape knowledge of what the spheres of responsibility signify for different kinds of actors. READ MORE

  3. 3. The United Nations Reformed : Responsibility, Protection and the Standing of States

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Ronnie Hjorth; Per Jansson; Johan Eriksson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United Nations; the responsibility to protect; protection of civilians; pluralism; anti-pluralism; standard of civilization; human rights; democracy; Förenta Nationerna; skyldighet att skydda; skydd av civila; pluralism; anti-pluralism; civilisationsstandard; mänskliga rättigheter; demokrati; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study is about reform of the United Nations. The study does not address reform proposals that set out to change the organizational structure of the UN, but focuses on initiatives that affect the normative basis of the international society that the United Nations and the UN Charter enable and sustain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Institutionalisation of corporate social responsibilities : synergies between the practices of leading multinational enterprises and human rights law/policy

    University dissertation from Department of Law, Lund University

    Author : Radu Mares; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Allmän rättslära; Jurisprudence; Mänskliga rättigheter; Human rights; regime; partnerships; regulatory theory; stakeholder; disclosure; corporate governance; accountability; Industrial and commercial law; Associationsrätt; handelsrätt;

    Abstract : The study accounts for recent developments in corporate voluntarism and assesses the evolving corporate social responsibility (CSR) regime. CSR proposes a new norm for how large businesses should approach complexity in a modern economy. The first chapter anchors the CSR discussion in a company law and corporate governance context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Corporate Social Responsibility an International Concern : Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Lisbeth Segerlund; Ulf Jonsson; Elisabeth Abiri; Jan Aart Scholte; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; norms; constructivism; civil society; human rights; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Since the mid-1990s the issue of corporate social responsibility has become an interest of various actors in the international system and an important item on the international agenda. In spite of the absence of a common definition, the concept generally involves claims on transnational corporations to take responsibility for the promotion and protection of human and labour rights in countries where they operate or otherwise conduct business. READ MORE