Essays about: "International Organizations"

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  1. 1. The Localization Agenda and its Effects on Humanitarian Operations : A Comparative Case Study of Haiti and Bangladesh

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Karina Esmail; [2022]
    Keywords : Localization; Bangladesh; Haiti; Grand Bargain; IASC;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the localisation agenda in humanitarian aid put forward during the 2016 Grand Bargain. The thesis aims to prove that localisation remains a high level concept with little effective implementation in humanitarian contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protecting the Nile : Egypt’s crisis exploitation of the GERD crisis (2011-2021)

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Elisa Andrea Viteri Marquez; [2022]
    Keywords : crisis exploitation; Egypt; water security; GERD; Nile; water management;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the framing and exploitation of the ‘water security’ crisis triggered in Egypt by the construction the Gran Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during the period of its construction (2011-2021). Through the analysis of members of the executive statements, policy documents, and actions on the ground, this study contributes to crisis exploitation theory by pointing at other categories that had allowed for policy change, such as funding and the influence of international organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reinventing the Middle Kingdom : A case study of Chinese spread of authoritarianism through International Organizations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Anton Altgård; [2022]
    Keywords : ASEAN; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; authoritarianism; Belt and Road Initiative; China; democracy; democratization; democratic backsliding; international organizations; liberalism; one-China Policy; realism; rational actor theory;

    Abstract : The liberal theory of international relations primarily associates international cooperation with liberal democratic states, to the point that a theory of scholars Poast and Urpelainen claim that international cooperation with consolidated democracies through international organizations may boost the democratization of or at least prevent democratic backsliding in non-consolidated democracies. This paper investigates the possibility of decoupling these theories from democracies and democratizing by examining whether Chinese efforts within the framework of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Belt and Road foreign policy project have a similar but reverse effect on its target states, prompting developments in authoritarian directions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The possibility for NGOs to increase human rights with cooperation from the governments - A comparative case study within Myanmar and Afghanistan measuring maternal mortality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hedvig Bergqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Non-governmental organizations; Maternal mortality; Human rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : One of the target goals for sustainable development is the reduction of maternal mortality, which is a big health issue in some countries. Even if the research on maternal health care has come far and with the right expertise and supplies, almost all maternal deaths would be preventable. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Identification to Implementation: The Use of Local Knowledge in Disaster Management : A case study on the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents Societies response to the Nepal earthquake 2015-2019

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Natalie Brossé; [2022]
    Keywords : Local Knowledge; Indigenous Knowledge; IFRC; Disaster Response; Disaster Assistance; Disaster Management;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how local knowledge is identified and implemented in disaster responseand recovery programmes conducted by international aid organizations. The case that isexamined in the analysis is the International Federation of Red Cross and Red CrescentSocieties response and recovery operations conducted in the aftermath of the Nepalearthquake 2015-2019. READ MORE