Essays about: "civil law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 339 essays containing the words civil law.

  1. 1. A Liberal Peace? The Dayton Agreement and Democratization in Bosnia and Herzegovina 25 years later

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amina Elezovic; [2021]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina; Dayton Peace Agreement; Liberal Peace; Democratization; Rule of Law; Human Rights;

    Abstract : Over time, hundreds of peace agreements have been signed in different parts of the world. Most of those peace agreements have not brought sustainable peace. Studies show that only 50% of the peace agreements survive for 5 years. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Chilean Old-Age Pension System in Light of International Human Rights Law and the Inter-American Jurisprudence on the Right to Social Security

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

    Author : Rafael Ignacio Numi; [2021]
    Keywords : Human Rights - Social Security - Pension System - Chile - Inter-American Court of Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In the early 1980s, during the darkest years of Pinochet’s dictatorship, an apparently innocuous but radical decision was made: to implement an old-age pension system based on individual accounts mandatorily administered by private for-profit entities called ‘pension fund administrators’ (‘AFPs’, by its acronym in Castilian), in which the workers’ social security regarding old-age pensions was in practice totally dependent on their individual saving capacity during their working life. This was a completely novel system at that time, even at the international level, and part of a package of reforms allegedly directed to refound and modernise the country, deeply transforming the functions of the State and the role of the private sector, and causing a multiplicity of consequences felt until today in all possible areas of society and where, of course, human rights are no exception. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hong Kong Under the One Country, Two Systems Policy ——Through the Case study of Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement to exploring the identity and ontological security issues of Hong Kongese

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies

    Author : Jichen Zhao; [2021]
    Keywords : Hong Kong; One Country Two System Policy; Ontological Security; Identity; colony; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Traditional security studies focuses primarily on physical threats to the state. By contrast, the ontological security framework argues that individuals feel secure when they are able to maintain a communal narrative. Such a framework lends itself to an analysis of the impact of identity continuity on security. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. The state of media: An analysis of strategic narratives in CNN and RT’s reporting on the Syrian crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Simon Lövqvist Enbratt; Simon Forsgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Strategic narratives; narrative analysis; Syria; CNN; RT; media; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Syrian civil war began in 2011 after wide-spread protests were met with violence from the government, and since then both Russia and the U.S. have gotten involved in the conflict. Strategic narratives regarding the conflict and the involved nation’s actions and motives have been told, constructed to benefit the interests of these states. READ MORE