Essays about: "Non-refoulement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the word Non-refoulement.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Climate Change : Non-refoulement Obligations under Article 3 ECHR to Protect Environmental Migrants?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Cederberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Human rights law; Climate change; Non-refoulement obligations; Environmental migrants; Article 3 ECHR; Slow onset events of climate change;

    Abstract : The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) notes in its Fifth Assessment Report from 2014 that states are the main cause of anthropogenic gas emissions. Furthermore, scientists predict that displacement across border for reasons of climate change will increase rapidly in the coming decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outsourcing Asylum: The EU Disembarkation Centers Proposal

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

    Author : Karolin Jönsson; [2019]
    Keywords : EU law; International law; Asylum; Non-refoulement; Integrated Border Management; Jurisdiction; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats har undersökt den externa utvecklingen av EUs asylpolicy. Uppsatsen har beskrivit att EUs Asylsystem, the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), har allt sedan sitt upprättande varit baserad på idén om att en förstärkning av EUs yttre gränser är en förutsättning för upprätthållandet av ett inre gemensamt område utan interna gränser. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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