Essays about: "UN"

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  1. 1. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Inclusion of Gender Provisions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isolde Tengbjer Jobarteh; [2019]
    Keywords : Peace negotiation; peace agreement; UN; Security Council Resolution 1325; gender equality; women’s participation; representation; female signatories; gender provisions; intra-state conflict;

    Abstract : Are peace agreements more likely to include gender provisions if women participate in the peace negotiations? The international community, national governments and civil societies around the world have assumed that women’s inclusion in peace negotiations result in higher quality peace agreements, where women’s interests are better taken into consideration. To date, there is a lack of empirical underpinning of the assumption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transportation demands : of chilled and frozen groceries

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Viktor Österberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Backpack; Bag; Food Transportation; Groceries; Industrial Design Engineer; Sustainable Design; Hållbar Design; Livsmedel; Matvarutransport; Teknisk Design; Ryggsäck; Väska;

    Abstract : Today focus on the environemnt is bigger than ever before. UN writes in their climate agenda that they by 2030want to cut the food waste per capita in half. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Redevelopment in Shenzhen, China : Neoliberal Urbanism, Gentrification, and Everyday Life in Baishizhou Urban Village

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Johan Backholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban Redevelopment; Neoliberal Urbanism; Gentrification; Urban Village; China;

    Abstract : Urban redevelopment is increasingly used as a policy tool for economic growth by local governments in Chinese cities, which is taking place amid rapid urbanization and in an expanding globalized economy. Along with the spatial transformation, urban redevelopment often entails socioeconomic change in the form of processes of gentrification, which is propelled by the dominance of neoliberal market-oriented policy and practice in the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adoption of high-technology products in emerging markets: The ACE-1 advanced biomass cookstove in rural Cambodia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anne Baltruschat; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy access; Clean cooking; Advanced biomass stoves; Adoption;

    Abstract : This study examines the adoption of clean cooking technologies in developing countries with a focus on the ACE-1 advanced biomass stove (ABS). Marginalized communities in rural environments are often exposed to high levels of Household Air Pollution (HAP) due to the common use of traditional cookstoves. READ MORE