Essays about: "The Swedish Red Cross"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words The Swedish Red Cross.

  1. 1. Gender and the 'Tyranny of Urgency' : A qualitative study of gender mainstreaming practices in the field of disaster risk reduction

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Hellman; [2021]
    Keywords : disaster risk reduction; gender mainstreaming; disaster; gender;

    Abstract : Gender inequality greatly affects the vulnerability of women in many areas of societal development. Gender mainstreaming is used as a strategy to include a gender perspective in policy and practice to decrease vulnerability. In regular development there is a discrepancy between policy and practice, but especially so in contexts of disaster. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning organisations and the training of staff in management positions : A critical analysis of MSF Sweden and IFRC/the Swedish Red Cross

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Maria Hammargren; [2021]
    Keywords : Interpersonal conflict; learning organisations; Senge; Médecins sans Frontières; MSF; International Federation of the Red Cross; IFRC;

    Abstract : To be a humanitarian aid worker [HAW] in the field entails working in a demanding environment, and in this milieu, interpersonal conflicts [IC] sometimes arise which may risk the entire project. The ones responsible for dealing with ICs, should they occur, are HAWs in management positions employed by various humanitarian organisations [HO]. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geological characterisation of geophysical lineaments as part of the expanded site descriptive model around the planned repository site for high-level nuclear waste, Forsmark, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Aron Bakker; [2021]
    Keywords : Forsmark; deformation zones; Svecokarelian; Sveconorwegian; ductile-brittle transition; brittle deformation; mylonite; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co. (SKB) started a project in 2020 near Forsmark, Sweden with the aim to expand the deformation zone model to encompass the entire catchment area around the planned repository for spent nuclear fuel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Humanitarian aid : A qualitative study of the ethical reasoning behind the allocation from the perspective of five Swedish-based organizations

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier; Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Jennelié Danielsson; Anna-Maria Polasek; [2020]
    Keywords : Humanitarian aid; humanitarian principles; ethics; NGOs; aid allocation; aid donors;

    Abstract : The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols aim to protect those people who are not “participating in the hostilities” of war, such as “civilians, health workers and aid workers” and are the pillar of humanitarian law (International Committee of the Red Cross, 2010). The humanitarian principles including humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality, are based on the international humanitarian law and committed to by all member states of the European Union (European Commission, 2019). READ MORE

  5. 5. A Micro study on the Re-Organization of the Red Cross

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jakob Brandin; [2020]
    Keywords : The Red Cross; The Swedish Red Cross; Framtid2020; Centralization and Decentralization; Non -governmental organizations; Reorganization;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the understanding of how humanitarian and development non-governmental organizations function and how they improve their work efficiency in order to be able to fulfil their goals. The thesis focus lays on the reorganization of the Swedish Red Cross and especially their new management project Framtid2020. READ MORE