Essays about: "Human Rights Principles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 215 essays containing the words Human Rights Principles.

  1. 1. Closing the gap? An Analysis of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Business Operations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Sif Tani Nielsen-Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Legal Consciousness; Law in books and Law in action; UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; UN Sustainable Development Goals; Supermarket chains; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for responsible business conduct. Different mechanisms have been developed to promote and ensure such responsibility within corporate operations. Two of such mechanisms are the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Rights of Nature in the Scandinavian Wilderness : the case of Fulufjället National Park

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emese Annabella Boda; [2022]
    Keywords : human rights; Nature’s rights; sustainability; intergenerational equity; environmental protection; conservation; biodiversity; intrinsic value; interconnectedness;

    Abstract : The idea of recognizing the Rights of Nature has emerged as a response and an alternative source of stimulus to tackle today’s environmental problems causing eco-anxiety. This study intends to give insight on how a high level of environmental awareness can contribute substantially to a balanced relationship with Nature. READ MORE

  3. 3. The “Dirty Hands Dilemma” in Politics : A Study on Political Ethics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Siddhartha Kumar Dhar; [2022]
    Keywords : Dirty Hands; Political Morality; Political Realism; Public Ethics; Political Compromise; Political Integrity; Moral Dilemmas; Conceptual Analysis; Reflective Equilibrium;

    Abstract : When faced with an emergency situation, politicians are often forced to sacrifice their core moral principles in order to better serve the immediate public interest. This is commonly described as the Dirty Hands dilemma. Dirty Hands theorists conditionally defend politicians, but they leave the dilemma under-defined. READ MORE

  4. 4. The ’Responsibility to Protect’ in Myanmar: Investigating the call for R2P through the Epistemic Community

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fanny Törnqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Responsibility to Protect; R2P; Myanmar; Human Security; Epistemic community; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The principle of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ or ‘R2P’, adopted by states at the World Summit in 2005, establishes that states have a responsibility to protect their citizens, and if a state fails to do so, the responsibility falls upon the international community. In Myanmar, the Rohingya crisis and the military coup of 2021 has displayed the widespread systematic violations of human rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Neo-republicanism as a framework for a political theory of animal protection - An evaluation of Philip Pettit’s neo-republican theory of freedom and its potential for extending justice to non-human animals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Martin Hansen; [2022]
    Keywords : animal rights; Neo-republicanism; analytical political theory; reflective equilibrium; political turn; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Non-human animals are often excluded from contemporary political theories, much to their detriment in terms of welfare and protection. The ‘political turn’ is a subset of animal ethicists concerned with moving beyond motivating moral status and instead discussing the politics of a shared human-animal society. READ MORE