Essays about: "EU"

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  1. 1. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  2. 2. What can cooperation in the Black Sea Region teach us about Securitization Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alex Tanchev; [2019-09-26]
    Keywords : securitization; collective action; realism; Turkey; NATO; Russia; European Union; international cooperation; low-trust system; Black Sea Region; Eurasianism; Neo-Osmanism; soft power;

    Abstract : As a relatively new theoretical framework, Securitization Theory has been criticized for its descriptive, rather than explanatory, nature, lack of unified methodology and its limited transferability. By using the Black Sea Region as an empirical example, I offer a new perspective on the merits of Securitization Theory–namely that it should be seen as a step towards an integrated multidisciplinary approach that allows for a dialogue between different theoretical schools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aligning Fortress Europe with the Rainbow? The Securitization of Migration and LGBTI Asylum Seekers in the European Union.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Celia Keller Martínez; [2019-09-17]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The increase of migration into the European Union, which peaked during the 2015humanitarian crisis of refugees, has raised concerns about security within nationalist politicaldiscourse across the EU. European right-wing populist discourse revolves around a perceivedthreat to national and European culture and identity, pushing adamantly for restrictions inmigration policy, and black-marking asylum seekers as hostile actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. IS THE FUTURE OF EU TRADE GREEN? Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements in Asia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Chiara Foramitti; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Free Trade Agreements; Trade and Sustainable Development Chapter; Green Trade Agreements; Market Power Europe;

    Abstract : Since the free trade agreement between the EU and South Korea was signed in 2009, each EU free trade agreement includes a Trade and Sustainable Development chapter. This chapter should improve labour conditions and mitigate environmental risks due to the global trade growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Respect for Fundamental Rights in Credibility Assessment of LGBTIQ+ Asylum Seekers in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rubén Pomar Mir; [2019-09-13]
    Keywords : LGBTIQ community; asylum; asylum seeker; fundamental rights; queer asylum;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates an increasingly important topic in the European Union (EU). I analyze challenges to respecting fundamental rights when assessing the credibility of LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers in Sweden. READ MORE