Essays about: "NGOs"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 542 essays containing the word NGOs.

  1. 1. The Price of a Green Consciousness : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  2. 2. “What Is the 'Problem' Represented to Be?” - A thematic discourse analysis of six reports on the human rights abuses and lived effects of LGBTQIAP+ persons in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Clara Nishani Holm; [2021]
    Keywords : LGBTQIAP ; Sri Lanka; WPR; NGO reports; discourse; gender; sexual orientation; human rights; penal code; representation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : NGOs are influential actors in world politics and development efforts. During the last decade increasing numbers of NGOs, international and national, have been reporting on the violations of the human rights of LGBTQIAP+ persons and the challenges these people face in their lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Narrative of Women's Empowerment - A narrative analysis of the global versusthe local narrative of Women’s Empowerment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Julia Dellnäs; [2021]
    Keywords : Narrative; Empowerment; Feminism; NGOs; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment, and particularly women’s empowerment, has become a catchphrase in the development industry over the past decades. The concept of women’s empowerment was developed by critical feminists largely originated in the West, which has raised several questions about how women’s empowerment translates across different cultures and contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Case Study of Save The Children’s Cross-sector Value Creation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Martin Wramsby; [2020-09-04]
    Keywords : Cross-sector Collaboration; Collaborative Value Creation; Shared Value; Value Frame Fusion; Save the Children Sweden;

    Abstract : The expanding view of how to deal with societal issues have grown more complex than ever before which have forced, what previously was viewed as unlikely collaborators, to innovate what it means to partner in value creation in support of social progress. The private sectors partnerships with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have previously largely been limited to philanthropy and simple trade-offs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multinational Corporations: A case of impunity - An argumentation analysis on the parliamentary debate of the Swiss Business Initiative

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Mirjam Hagmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Multinational Corporations; Human Rights; Swiss Business Initiative; Global Justice; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the media are constantly drawing attention to human rights violations caused by multinational corporations abroad (MNC). Due to the lack of an adequate framework to hold corporations accountable for their corporate misconduct across borders, there is a liability gap. READ MORE