Essays about: "Non-refoulement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the word Non-refoulement.

  1. 1. The Interception of Refugees and Migrants on the High Seas- The Scope of Applicability of the Principle of Non-Refoulement and Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

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

    Author : Dilshodakhon Mustafaeva; [2021]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Interception; Refugee; Migrant; extraterritorial jurisdiction; the principle of non-refoulement; migration management; European Convention on Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : According to the European Convention on Human Rights, jurisdiction is a prerequisite for holding a contracting state responsible when an allegation of infringement of the ECHR arises, such as the principle of non-refoulement. States implement extraterritorial migration management measures trying to avoid triggering the principle of non-refoulement arguing that it cannot be applied extraterritorially. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between Refugees’ Rights and State’s Interests: Securitization of Migration in Greece during the Refugee ‘Crisis’ in Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Emmanouil Anagnostou; [2021]
    Keywords : Migration; human rights; EU; Greece; securitization; refugees; non-refoulement principle; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the ongoing refugee ‘crisis’ in the EU, arguing that the EU’s approach towards the refugee issue largely speaks for the establishment of a new phase of migration in Europe. As opposed to the previous phase in the aftermath of the Cold War where a common European refugee policy was evident, today, each of the Union’s member-states seems to emphasize on its own migration policy in order to protect its national interests and security. READ MORE

  3. 3. Refuge from Climate Change? : The Principle of Non-Refoulement under the ICCPR and the ECHR in the Context of Climate Change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Herrault; [2021]
    Keywords : non-refoulement; climate refugees; climate change; human rights law; ECHR article 3; ECtHR; ICCPR articles 6 and 7; United Nations Human Rights Committee; slow onset processes; climate change effects; klimatflyktingar; non-refoulement; EKMR artikel 3; ICCPR artikel 6 och 7;

    Abstract : In the early 1990s the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that the gravest effects of climate change could be on human migration, as millions would be displaced by coastal erosion, flooding, and drought. Today, this is considered a reality that is coming ever closer. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Peremptory Nature of Non-Refoulement Obligation: Juridico-Ethical Argument for Humanity

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

    Author : Lasha Lursmanashvili; [2021]
    Keywords : jus cogens; non-refoulement obligation; rightlessness; erga omnes; sui generis; interpretive consequences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : First, the thesis establishes that non-refoulement obligation is jus cogens norms. Before establishing the peremptoriness of the given legal norm, the account of the concept of jus cogens is proposed within which such elevation occurs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Climate Change, Displacement and Human Rights: The Principle of Non-Refoulement and the Right to Life in the Context of Climate Change

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

    Author : Rui Johnson Petri; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; climate change-related displacement; the principle of non-refoulement; human rights; right to life; climate change litigation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Millions of people are displaced annually due to environmental stress and degradation, causing them to move in prospects of a sustainable livelihood. However, given the lack of mechanisms and systems to provide legal protection for displaced individuals, the future of such migrants is uncertain. READ MORE