Essays about: "draft treaty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words draft treaty.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Autonomy and Specific Characteristics of EU law – An obstacle to the EU’s accession to the ECHR?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Karin Sundin; [2016]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the Lisbon Treaty’s entering into force in 2009 it is stated in Article 6(2) TEU that the EU shall accede to the European Convention for the Protection of Fundamental Rights (ECHR). In the second sentence of the same article it is provided that “such accession shall not affect the Union’s competences as defined in the Treaties”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accession of the European Union to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) – Analysis of Opinion 2/13 of the European Court of Justice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Nikolaos Kratimenos; [2016]
    Keywords : ECHR; Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union; Opinion 2 13; accession; Article 6 2 TEU; co-respondent mechanism; the procedure for the prior involvement of the Court of Justice; specific characteristics of EU law; CFSP; Article 53 of the ECHR; principle of mutual trust; AFSJ; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the 18th of December 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered the historic Opinion 2/13, where it ruled that the draft agreement on the accession of the European Union to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms is not compatible with Article 6(2) of the Treaty on European Union or with Protocol (No 8) relating to Article 6(2) TEU.In terms of practical effects, the Court’s long list of objections to the draft agreement as expressed in Opinion 2/13, blocked, at least temporarily, the road towards the accession of the EU to the ECHR. READ MORE

  4. 4. The legally binding Charter and the EU’s accession to the ECHR - Consequences of Art 6 TEU for the autonomy of EU law and fundamental rights protection within Europe

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Agnes Smedberg; [2013]
    Keywords : The prior involvement mechanism; ne bis in idem; the autonomy of EU law; the EU s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights; the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union; Fundamental rights; EU law; the co-respondent mechanism; Inter-Party complaints; the Bosphorus presumption; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses and discusses some of the substantial changes brought about for the field of fundamental rights by virtue of the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty 1 December 2009; Art. 6(1) to the Treaty on European Union (TEU), according to which the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (CFREU) “shall have the same legal value as the Treaties” and Art. READ MORE

  5. 5. EU accession to the ECHR in light of the specificity of the Union and Union law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Stavefeldt; [2013]
    Keywords : accession; ECHR; EU; EU autonomy; co-respondent; Bosphorus; doctrine of equivalent protection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : EUs anslutning till Europakonventionen har varit föremål för diskussion ända sedan slutet av 1970-talet. På grund av bristande rättslig grund i fördragen, har anslutning dock inte varit möjligt förrän ikraftträdandet av Lissabonfördraget år 2009. READ MORE