Search for dissertations about: "non-governmental organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 swedish dissertations containing the words non-governmental organizations.

  1. 1. International organizations and children’s rights : Norm adoption, pressure tactics and state compliance

    Author : Johanna von Bahr; Jonas Tallberg; Lisa Dellmuth; Jean Grugel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; international organizations; children’s rights; European Union; United Nations; norm adoption; pressure tactics; state compliance; development aid; foreign policy; non-governmental organizations; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), the attention given by international organizations (IOs) to children’s rights has increased. This dissertation seeks to identify what this means for the global promotion of children’s rights, by addressing three interrelated questions: 1. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of non-governmental organizations in development : a study of the National Christian Council of Kenya (NCCK), 1963-1978

    Author : Agnes Chepkwony; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi;

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  3. 3. Parents' possibility to prevent underage drinking : studies of parents, a parental support program, and adolescents in the context of a national program to support NGOs

    Author : Camilla Pettersson; Charli Eriksson; Margareta Lindén-Broström; Bente Wold; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Non-governmental organizations; alcohol; adolescents; underage drinking; prevention; parents; parental support; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science;

    Abstract : Underage drinking is common among Swedish adolescents and is related to problems for individuals, families, and society. From a public health perspective, it is of great importance that knowledge be gained about alcohol prevention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Making waves : A study of the patterns and consequences of non-state actor participation in global fisheries governance

    Author : Matilda Petersson; Henrik Österblom; Lisa Dellmuth; Robert Blasiak; Megan Bailey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global fisheries governance; regional fisheries management organizations RFMOs ; non-state actors; non-governmental organizations NGOs ; transnational partnerships; participation; influence; effectiveness; process tracing; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : States have established regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) to manage transboundary fish stocks. However, the effectiveness of these bodies has been questioned. Problems with overfishing, illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, and bycatch remain persistent and difficult to solve. READ MORE

  5. 5. The negotiable desert : Expert knowledge in the negotiations of the Convention to Combat Desertification

    Author : Elisabet Corell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Convention to Combat Desertification CCD ; desertification; expertise; influence; international environmental negotiations; International Panel of Experts on Desertification IPED ; local knowledge; non-governmental organizations NCOs ; non-state actors; science and politics; scientific advisers; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : As the awareness of environmental problems increases, so too do the number of international rules and regulations to prevent them. To set up new rules, decision-makers need knowledge about the environmental issues addressed and therefore often consult experts. READ MORE