Essays about: "conflicts"

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  1. 1. Geographical expansion rate of a brown bear population in Fennoscandia and the factors explaining the directional variations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lisbet Hougaard Baklid; [2022]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; brown bear; expansion rate; Ursus arctos; Fennoscandia; Sweden; barrier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The brown bears, Ursus arctos L., in the Scandinavian peninsula were distributed in almost all counties before aimed reduction during the 1700-1900s (Swenson et al. 1995). From 1981-2013 the population increased more than five times (Chapron et al. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enforced Kumbaya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Zakarias Dahlberg; [2022]
    Keywords : United Nations; peacekeeping; local; peace agreements; panel data regressions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper looks at whether an implementation of a UN operation in a civil conflict effects the signing of local peace agreements. It is limited to the Africa and Middle East regions. The theory applied, and tested, is the Liberal Peace Theory. To test the question a new dataset is constructed by merging disparate datasets and data into one. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resurrection of Kriegsraison? The Military Necessity Principle and the Essence of International Humanitarian Law

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

    Author : Finn-Valentin Kolitsch; [2022]
    Keywords : Kriegsraison; International Humanitarian Law; International Human Rights Law; Military Necessity; Principle of Military Necessity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The ancient Kriegsraison doctrine awarded absolute predominance to the achievement of military advantages in armed conflicts and therefore granted the opportunity to secede from all restrictive laws of war. The doctrine was therefore formally condemned as abusive and inconsistent with modern International Humanitarian Law. READ MORE

  4. 4. Weapons on the Weak : The impact of Small Arms and Major Conventional Weapons Imports on the Intentional Targeting of Civilians in Intrastate Conflicts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Alex Aaltola; [2022]
    Keywords : SALW; MCW; OSV; civilians; intrastate conflict;

    Abstract : Academics and practitioners often assume that arms and violence against civilians are positively correlated. Existing research on small arms and light weapons (SALW) and major conventional weapons (MCW) imports, however, find that arms are a weak explanatory factor for intrastate violence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Negotiating the Sacred : Political Settlements and the Termination of Intrastate Armed Religious Conflicts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Noé Petitjean; [2022]
    Keywords : peace duration; religious conflicts; political power sharing; duration analysis;

    Abstract : The involvement of religious dimensions in armed conflict reduces the space for resolution and threatens the durability of peace. Yet, there are empirical cases showing that it is possible to address the challenges posed by religious dimensions. There are various avenues to secure durable peace for conflicts involving religious dimensions. READ MORE