Essays about: "international law in rwanda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words international law in rwanda.

  1. 1. Immunity from arrest? - An analysis of obligations for State Parties to the Rome Statute to arrest and surrender a Head of State of a state not party to the Statute in a situation referred to the ICC pursuant to a UN Security Council resolution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Maria Sandén; [2018]
    Keywords : Public international law; International criminal law; Immunity; Head of State immunity; Customary international law; Rome Statute; International Criminal Court; ICC; UN Security Council; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The International Criminal Court (ICC) was created as a compliment to domestic courts in the global fight against impunity. However, customary international law has afforded Heads of State with immunity from prosecution, even for serious international crimes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fiat iustitia, pereat mundus : The International Criminal Tribunals and the Application of the Concept of Genocide

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Bruna Fonseca; [2018]
    Keywords : ICTR; ICTY; genocide concept; legitimacy; postcolonialism; victor s justice; peace agreements; peace vs. justice dilemma;

    Abstract : The concept of genocide is probably the most debated subject in Holocaust and genocide studies. The political implications to its usage, or resistance to do so, have also been lengthily discussed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transitional Justice: An Opportunity for Gender Equality?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Görel Wästerlid; Sofie Berglund; [2016]
    Keywords : Bosnia-Herzegovina; Rwanda; ethnic division; sexual violence; equality; feminism; Transitional Justice; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Why is it that countries with similar conflict history can differ severely in contemporary female governmental representation? In this study, a new model to find links between the transitional justice process and modern day governmental equality is presented and used in a comparative case study of Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The model is based on a feminist reading of the theory of transitional justice and includes three research points: sexual violence, ethnic division and international involvement. READ MORE

  4. 4. (En)gendered security in Rwanda and Liberia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Desirée Sterner; [2015]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Liberia; UNSCR 1325; post-conflict; en gender security; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Many consider United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 a ground-breaking document, and as a resolution which attest to the new ambition of gender equality in the international community. However, questions remains of the actual effects of UNSCR 1325. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behind the Scenes of the Plastic Bag Ban in Rwanda: Connections to Culture, Power and Sustainability

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Audrey Froidbise; [2015]
    Keywords : Culture; Power and Sustainability; Rwanda; Plastic Bag Ban; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : If Rwanda was in the spotlight of the international media for over 20 years due to the 1994 genocide, today it is mostly owing to its economic resurgence and its development projects, such as Vision 2020. One of its achievements is the prohibition, since 2008, of the production, importation, use and sale of polythene bags on a national scale. READ MORE