Essays about: "International Human Rights Law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 571 essays containing the words International Human Rights Law.

  1. 1. The extraterritorial application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention against Torture in frozen conflict regions as a tool of ensuring the prohibition of torture — the cases of Transnistria and Abkhazia

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

    Author : Lidia Carchilan; [2019]
    Keywords : frozen conflict; grey zones; extraterritoriality; jurisdiction; state responsibility; torture; de facto governments; effective control; Transnistria; Abkhazia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The existence of frozen conflicts in Europe are posing difficulties in the application of international human rights treaties. This is due to, de facto governments of break-away regions not cooperating with international mechanisms and refusing to comply with regional and international instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Interaction between International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law: Seeking the most effective protection for children in armed conflicts

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hande Güler; [2019]
    Keywords : Human Rights; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; Rights of Children; Legal analysis; Rights of children in armed conflicts;

    Abstract : Since children are particularly vulnerable in armed conflicts, they are conferred legal protection under International law, like in the International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law. Despite of international legislation, the situation of children remains critically worrying with numerous ongoing armed conflicts and instabilities globally. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Principle of Non-refoulement and the Protection of Converts : A Case Study on Converts in International Human Rights Law

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Tawaifi; [2019]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to answer the questions: Is the principle of non-refoulementprotecting converts under international law? Is there any difference in the determination of non-refoulementof convertsdepending on supervising body? And if so, is it considered discrimination against converts?  These questions are answered by examining three cases from the ECtHR and five from the HRC. The research is conducted with the help of two methods and one theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fundamental Rights Outside of the EU – Implications of Frontex Multi-actor Operations Beyond the External Borders

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

    Author : Yashar Modaber; [2019]
    Keywords : EU law; Frontex; EBCG; Border management; Fundamental rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG), consisting of the EU agency of Frontex and the Union member states, has the mandate to perform missions relating to border management beyond the territory of said states. Its staff may act in the territory of third countries and on the high seas, which raises the question of what the implications are in respect to the obligations which the EU fundamental rights regime imposes on the public entities during their operations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate change law and litigation in Sweden with scenarios from Europe : Possibilities for members of the public to challenge the state's responsibility for climate change through litigation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ana-Sofia Valderas; [2019]
    Keywords : climate change law; climate change litigation; Sweden; greenhouse gas emissions; Paris Agreement; European Convention on Human Rights; Aarhus Convention; environmental human rights; tort law; climate policy decisions; permit decisions; judicial review;

    Abstract : The Swedish government is legally obliged to conduct climate policy work that will protect nature and humanity from the harmful effects of climate change. Obligations related to the environment arise under Swedish domestic law, European law and international law. READ MORE