Search for dissertations about: "international armed conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words international armed conflict.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Humanitarian Law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; Laws of Armed Conflict; LoAC; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; IAC; Non-international Armed Conflict; NIAC; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt; international humanitarian law; laws of armed conflict; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; non-international armed conflict; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stronger than Justice : Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence

    Author : Angela Muvumba Sellström; Erik Melander; Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Mats Utas; Chandra Lekha Sriram; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; civil war; armed actors; sexual violence; impunity; accountability; justice; human rights; international criminal law; liberal peacebuilding; rebels; ex-combatants; Burundi; Africa; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : What conditions lead to confidence among civil war combatants that they will not face accountability for perpetrating sexual violence? This study investigates the causes of impunity for sexual violence among armed actors. It develops a theoretical framework which identifies three explanations for armed group impunity for sexual violence, namely (1) flawed prohibitions inside an armed group; (2) negligent enforcement by its authorities; and (3) pardons in the form of amnesties during the peace process. READ MORE

  3. 3. International organizations as peacemakers : The evolution and effectiveness of intergovernmental instruments to end civil war

    Author : Magnus Lundgren; Jonas Tallberg; Isak Svensson; Yoram Haftel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; intergovernmental organizations; international organizations; conflict management; conflict resolution; mediation; civil war; armed conflict; institutional design; mediator bias; bargaining theory; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Across four self-contained essays, this dissertation seeks to identify which features make international organizations (IOs) effective peacemakers in modern civil wars. The first essay introduces an original dataset on the institutional design of 21 peace-brokering IOs between 1945 and 2010. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Virtual Borderline: Cyber Operations and their Impact on the Paradigms for Peace and War : Aspects of International and Swedish Domestic Law

    Author : Marika Ericson; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Gunnar Hult; Robin Geiss; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; International law; cyber operations; cyberattacks; jus ad bellum; peace; war; armed conflict; state of emergency; cybercrime; cyber defence; cybersecurity; sovereignty; intervention; use of force; armed attack; cyberoperationer; internationell rätt; konstitutionell rätt; cyberbrott; cyberförsvar; cybersäkerhet; krisberedskap; totalförsvar; Public International Law; Folkrätt; international law; Systems science for defence and security; Försvarssystem;

    Abstract : Contemporary disputes between states contain elements of psychological and information operations, intelligence operations and cyber operations as well as methods for physical use of force. Cyber operations may use, or contribute to, all of these different techniques and methods combined and can be focused on intelligence gathering, preparation of networks for future attacks, sabotage or on preventing access to information. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Water Taboo : Restraining the Weaponisation of Water in International Conflict

    Author : Charlotte Grech-Madin; Ashok Swain; Anders Themnér; Gil Merom; Aaron Wolf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water weaponisation; water taboo; international armed conflict; international relations; norms; international law; environmental security; Kargil War; Gulf War; India; United States; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do nation states in conflict with one another refrain from weaponising water? Water has long been a standard weapon of armed conflict. In the post-World War II period, however, nation states in international conflict have made concerted efforts to restrain its weaponisation. READ MORE