Essays about: "de facto governments"

Found 5 essays containing the words de facto governments.

  1. 1. The extraterritorial application of the European Convention on Human Rights and the United Nations Convention against Torture in frozen conflict regions as a tool of ensuring the prohibition of torture — the cases of Transnistria and Abkhazia

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

    Author : Lidia Carchilan; [2019]
    Keywords : frozen conflict; grey zones; extraterritoriality; jurisdiction; state responsibility; torture; de facto governments; effective control; Transnistria; Abkhazia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The existence of frozen conflicts in Europe are posing difficulties in the application of international human rights treaties. This is due to, de facto governments of break-away regions not cooperating with international mechanisms and refusing to comply with regional and international instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Austerical City. : London at the crush test of austerity

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Tommaso Aquili; [2018]
    Keywords : London; UK; Austerity; Viability Assessment; Governance; Regeneration; Displacement; Gentrification; Neoliberalism; Heygate; Elephant Castle;

    Abstract : In the UK, the unprecedented cuts to local budgets, implemented by the national governments from 2010 to the present day, have pushed local authorities to reconsider their scope, their role and their action. The ever decreasing budgets have de facto transformed local councils from service providers to territorial entrepreneurs, as the pressing pursuit of revenues has placed the economic profit at the core of the local policy-making. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental Governance in China: Centralization of Local Environmental Policy in the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution in Key Regions plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Christopher Stamfors; [2015]
    Keywords : China; centre; centralization; environmental policy; local government; central government; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of the thesis is to showcase the affect environmental policy has on the centrallocal relations in contemporary China. The thesis argues that the central government is centralizing control of environmental policy by the use of the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution in Key Regions plan (Prevention Plan). READ MORE

  4. 4. Crossing borders despite conflict : The role of communication routes

    University essay from Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap; Växjö universitet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Mohlin; Fazila Muratovic; [2007]
    Keywords : border-crossing; international relations; Cyprus; Senegal; the Gambia; Bull; Burton;

    Abstract : Can cross-border interaction: interpersonal, economic, and otherwise, help ease relations between neighbouring political entities facing conflicts of interest and other differences? 1. How and why are border crossing communication routes created and maintained? 2. Under what circumstances are they used and how? 3. READ MORE

  5. 5. State Responsibility during State Failure - a Question of Attribution and State Definition

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Teresa Andersson; [2006]
    Keywords : Folkrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The term 'failed states' is still new to the international society and has as such not yet received any legal status. Nevertheless, the concept of failed states does have legal implications on many fields of international law. The law of State Responsibility constitutes such a field. READ MORE