Search for dissertations about: "Protection of human rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 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

    Author : Ola Engdahl; Ove Bring; Hans Corell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Protection; personnel; peace operations; jurisdiction; privileges; immunity; impunity; status-of-forces agreement; international humanitarian law; human rights law; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt;

    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

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    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

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Ronnie Hjorth; Per Jansson; Johan Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Political science; 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. Making Corporate Social Responsibility an International Concern : Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

    Author : Lisbeth Segerlund; Ulf Jonsson; Elisabeth Abiri; Jan Aart Scholte; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; norms; constructivism; civil society; human rights; Economic history; 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

  5. 5. The Right to Property and the European Convention on Human Rights. A Nordic Approach

    Author : Gudrun Gauksdottir; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; property rights; human rights; mänskliga rättigheter; international law; property law; constitutional law; comparative law; right to property; European Convention on Human Rights; komparativ rätt;

    Abstract : The Nordic constitutions secure the right to property. A fundamental issue under the constitutional provisions guaranteeing the right to property has traditionally been how to distinguish between interference with property rights which come under their scope and those which do not and hence in principle do not enjoy any constitutional protection. READ MORE