Search for dissertations about: "protection of civilians"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words protection of civilians.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Winther; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public International Law; Folkrätt; 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; 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;

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [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

  3. 3. Neutrality in Internal Armed Conflicts : Experiences at the Grassroots Level in Colombia

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Pedro Enrique Valenzuela Grueso; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; internal armed conflict; peace communities; Colombia; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Civilians in situations of armed conflict are not exclusively victims or fence-sitters, but engage in a wide array of strategies along the spectrum from passivity to activity. Nevertheless, the privileged focus on eliteled processes has neglected peacebuilding efforts at the grassroots level, despite their increased saliency in internal armed conflicts and their potential impact on their regulation and/or transformation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Blast and Impact Loaded Concrete Structures - Numerical and Experimental Methodologies for Reinforced Plain and Fibre Concrete Structures

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Jonas Ekström; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Reinforced concrete structures; High Speed Photography; Numerical analysis; Drop weight test; Digital Image Correlation; Dynamic response; Experimental
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    Abstract : For decades the focus of civil protection has been on civil defence shelters to withstand the threat of warfare and protecting civilians. In latter years, the general focus has often shifted towards the protection of specific targets that host functions important to society. READ MORE