Essays about: "Civil Society Organizations."

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  1. 1. Actor or ally? Exploring Sweden’s involvement in Turkish gender politics through the Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maja Fregert Tolgraven; [2020]
    Keywords : gender equality; feminist foreign policy; civil society; Turkey; EU accession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to study the implementation of Sweden’s feminist foreign policy through its gender equality enchancing foreign aid to Turkish civil society, managed by The Swedish Consulate General in Istanbul. Through a multi-methods study based on document analysis of project grant cases in 2019, and in-depth interviews with Consulate staff and representatives from partner organizations, the study maps a web of different actors and processes of change in Turkish gender politics: states, civil society, segments of the public and the international community. READ MORE

  2. 2. Circular learning: Sustainable ways for meaningful activity in active aging and generativity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Matilde Páscoa; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; social sustainability; social inclusion; elderly retired; artistic methods and activities; circular learning;

    Abstract : The global demographic context of contemporary society is characterized by an increasing percentage of elderly people. In fact, currently in Portugal 22% of its total population is over 65 years of age with an average retirement age of approximately 64 years of age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gestational Surrogacy or Wombs for Rent? An analysis of the surrogacy debate in Spain.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Rocío Urías Martínez; [2020]
    Keywords : Surrogacy; Wombs for rent; Discourse Theory; Bodily autonomy; Redistribution; Recognition; Biopolitics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Surrogacy is a much-discussed issue in Spain since in 2017 the political party Ciudadanos proposed in parliament a law to legalize altruistic surrogacy. Since then, the main political parties have constructed a discourse on surrogacy, positioning themselves in favor of or against its legalization. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Decade to Deliver : The Implementation Progress of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the Private Sector

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Franziska Paul; Eva-Maria Paul; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Goals; Millennium Development Goals; Private Sector; Implementation; Partnerships; Sustainability Measurement; Sustainability Reporting;

    Abstract : As a response to the ‘Grand Challenges’ of the 21st century such as climate change and social inequalities, the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), released by the United Nations in 2015, became a matter of urgency. The SDGs are a continuation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) aiming to cover an even broader scope of social, environmental and economic challenges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the Changing Dynamics of Rural Development in Dolakha, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Pablo Jungblut; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Rural Development; Strategic Action Fields; Rural Advisory Services; Nepal; International Development Aid;

    Abstract : There is ample debate around the conceptualizations of rural development as well as its implementation and impacts. Contemporary understandings underline the importance of social movements in social change, which has become a fundamental part of development. READ MORE