Essays about: "Policy aid"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 essays containing the words Policy aid.

  1. 1. Energy, Environment and Transportation : An Actor-Role Network Analysis of the World Energy Outlook 1977-2016

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Felicia Söderqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy Security; Environment; Transport Sector; Energy; Policy; Actor-Network Theory; Interpretive Content Analysis; Role; Actors; Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development OECD ; International Energy Agency IEA ; World Energy Outlook WEO ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how energy and environmental issues have been presented in the transportation sector over time in World Energy Outlook (WEO) publications; the flagship publication of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The thesis covers WEO publications from the first publication of 1977 up to 2016 (with the exception of WEO 1982). READ MORE

  2. 2. An Offer Africa Can't Refuse? A Disaggregated Analysis of Chinese Vote Buying and African Debt Pressures in The UN

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Eric Axdorph; Filip Mark; [2019]
    Keywords : development finance; debt sustainability; China; Africa; UN General Assembly;

    Abstract : Since the "Go Out Policy" in 1999, China has rapidly become one of the largest aid donors in Africa. Many scholars, politicians and journalists have raised the question if there are ulterior motives to this other than Chinese altruism. One common criticism of China is that they use development finance to get more support in foreign affairs. READ MORE

  3. 3. What about Men? : The gendered hierarchy of vulnerability in humanitarian aid

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Philene Moquette; [2019]
    Keywords : men; gender; gender mainstreaming; gender equality; humanitarian action;

    Abstract : Gender mainstreaming has become a widely discussed and applied tool, aimed to aid progress towards gender equality. The latter has been an important aspect of international development and humanitarian action, as is evident from the Sustainable Development Goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pale, male and stale : To what extent does achieving the UK’s carbon budgets rely on greater diversity within the energy sector?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Alexandra Jones; [2019]
    Keywords : renewable energy; fossil fuels; decarbonisation; energy sector; extraction; climate change; Environmental Humanities; ecofeminism; Queer theory; workplace diversity; intersectionality.;

    Abstract : With increasing recognition that reducing carbon emissions from energy in the UK will make a significant contribution to the mitigation of anthropogenic climate change, and with carbon budgets forged following the Climate Change Act 2005 looking unlikely to be met, it is clear that sectoral changes are required to catalyse the decarbonisation process. Alongside the need for this industry to be at the forefront of decarbonisation, the energy sector needs to diversify and employ more women, Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled people, as well as those from different social classes and varied educational backgrounds. READ MORE

  5. 5. The changing landscape of France and its future for organic farming

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Elsa Fraysse; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic certification; EU regulation; The Common Agricultural Policy; Rural farms; Livelihood; France; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The demand for organic products is high in France, and the amount of land under organic production is increasing. This is due to the Organic Certification label, that helps to bring up the price and attractiveness of organic goods, and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) that provides farmers funds and assistance. READ MORE