Essays about: "UN Global Compact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words UN Global Compact.

  1. 1. Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration for Whom? A Struggle over Discourses and Interests in the Global Compact for Migration

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Andrej Frelin; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Although non-binding, the newly adopted Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), fills a void in global governance. Previously, migration has lacked global institutional norms and efforts to create such norms have been opposed by western states. Yet, the GCM is adopted at a time when nationalism is potent. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flexible high chair for home environments : Development of a first prototype solution that facilitate storage and transportation

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Alice Axelsson; [2019]
    Keywords : High chair; Child furniture; Product development; Barnmatstol; Barnmöbler; Produktutveckling;

    Abstract : When small children eat, they usually sit in a high chair to reach the same table level as the adults. There are many different kinds of high chairs on the market with different functionalities, such as high chairs that grows with the child and high chairs that are attached to ordinary chairs. READ MORE

  3. 3. How the Nordic countries approach CSR and MSI : A study of firms’ CSR actions. The Nordic model.

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Elisabeth Axelson; [2018]
    Keywords : corporate social responsibility; sustainable development; Nordic model; institutions; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.; CSR; företags samhällsansvar; hållbar utveckling; nordisk modell; institutioner; multi-stakeholder initiatives; UN Global Compact; SDGs.;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for the private sector to include corporate social responsibility in their business and everyday work. This thesis has studied the corporate responsibility of firms in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden), compared with firms in 18 other OECD countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reforming Refugee Protection: What role can a 'Compact' play in the development of future International Refugee Law?

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

    Author : Linnéa Roslund; [2018]
    Keywords : International Law; International Refugee Law; Global Compact on Refugees; CRRF; International Lawmaking; Soft Law; Global Policy; UN; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Global Compact on Refugees, which is to be adopted in the autumn of 2018, represents an aspiration on the part of the international community towards strengthened solidarity with refugees and affected host countries and is the most ambitious instrument of its kind to date. Indeed, the creation of the Refugee Compact is timely, although perhaps also somewhat surprising in an era of rising populism, increasingly xenophobic electorates and growing security concerns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transnational Corporations and Human Rights : Assessing the position of TNCs within international human rights law, and the appropriateness of an international treaty on business and human rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Söderlund; [2018]
    Keywords : Human rights; corporation; corporations; transnational corporation; transnational corporations; business; businesses; TNC; TNCs; treaty law; draft treaty; intergovernmental woking group; United Nations; Bhopal; Rana Plaza; international law; Ruggie; John Ruggie; Ruggie pricniples; pillar; labour; labour law; labour rights; CSR; Corporate social responsibility; guiding principles; UN global compact; global compact; ILO; jus cogens; customary law; OECD; ICCPR; ICESCR; state-centrism; Bilateral investment treaty; ILC; WTO; World trade organization; International law commission; legal personality; företag; mänskliga rättigheter; traktat; traktaträtt; juridisk person; folkrätt; internationell rätt; FN; Förenta Nationerna; Ruggie; Jhon Ruggie; Arbetsrätt; Globala målen; företagspolicy; Amnesty International; Human Rights Watch;

    Abstract : Transnational corporations are playing an important role in the global economy of today. Many of these corporations have great economic resources and have the possibility of contributing to the development of societies in developing states. READ MORE