Search for dissertations about: "role of NGOs in development process"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words role of NGOs in development process.

  1. 1. Rule-Making in the Transnational Space : The Development of European Accreditation of Management Education

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Tina Hedmo; Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson; Lars Engwall; Martin Marcussen; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; EQUIS; Accreditation; Management Education; Self-regulation; Re-institutionalisation; Quality regulation; Quality Standards; NGO; Europeanisation; Transnational; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis deals with the emergence in the area of management education of a European accreditation system known as the European Quality Improvement System, or EQUIS, and with the subsequent spread if this system. Answers are sought as to why and how the system was launched, and why it made such an impact in Europe. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Elisabet Corell; [1999]
    Keywords : 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

  3. 3. Frame dynamics and stakeholders in risk governance

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Beatrice Bengtsson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; GMOs; framing; EU; stakeholders; expertise; governance rationalities; policy; feed; boundary framing; frame extension; intertextuality; food chain; participation; EFSA; DG SANCO; risk assessment; risk management; threshold; risks.;

    Abstract : The EU governance of food safety and GM food and feed has gone through significant changes since the BSE crisis and food scares during the 1990s. This work focuses on one particular new feature; the role of stakeholders representing the food chain: biotech associations, farmer organizations, food and feed processors, consumer organizations and environmental NGOs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public Policy and the Governance of Biofuel Systems

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Lorenzo Di Lucia; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; transport; Biofuels; governance; policy; governability;

    Abstract : The dependency of transport on oil fuels is responsible for risks of energy supply security, and local, regional and global environmental problems, including the emission of greenhouse gases affecting the Earth’s climate system. Biofuels attracted considerable attention in recent years as a solution to these problems. READ MORE