Essays about: "Sustainable development"

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  1. 1. EU FIRST? Examining the Promotion of Sustainable Development in EU Trade Agreements with Singapore and Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Setterberg; [2018-06-21]
    Keywords : European Union; trade policy; ASEAN; Vietnam; Singapore; sustainable development; multilateralism; normative power; self-interested actor; norm promotion; trade agreements; bilateral;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to determine why the EU is promoting sustainable development as a value in its Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), but also to examine what kind of an actor the EU is in international relations. Since the 2015 Trade for All strategy, the EU has included sustainable development as a key objective in its trade strategy and one way of doing this is by adding a Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) chapter in its FTAs. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Human Rights Based Approach: An Option for Attaining Sustainable Development in Cameroon

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Peaceful B. Mbeng; [2018-03-15]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Human Rights Based Approach; Sustainable Development; Collective participation to decision-making; Non-Discrimination;

    Abstract : This dissertation discusses the importance of human rights to the attainment of development. All human rights are indivisible, whether they are civil and political rights, such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom of expression; economic, social and cultural rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Balancing use and conservation in marine spatial planning - Perspectives of sustainability and the ecosystem approach in a Swedish context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Sandberg; [2018-03-13]
    Keywords : marine spatial planning; the Ecosystem Approach; sustainable development;

    Abstract : The environmental concern and interest in marine resources are growing, which is reflected within marine policies in the European Union. In 2007 the Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) was adopted, aiming at collecting and integrating marine policies in one framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sitting on the dock of the bay : a design proposal for the dock area at Kvarnholmen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Nima Karimzadeh; [2018]
    Keywords : dock; harbor; wind; shade; landscape architecture;

    Abstract : As cities grow larger we as landscape architects need to be aware of their urban limits and potential. Stockholm is a city that is located in an archipelagic landscape, historically a city benefiting from its transportations made on water, but today a city no different from others, with the majority of its transportations made on land. READ MORE