Essays about: "human rights"

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  1. 1. Exploring commoning as a tool for social integration: Re-use of abandoned buildings and plots for the creation of commons in the Greek context

    University essay from

    Author : Christina Saxoni; [2022-08-29T07:58:17Z 2022-08-29T07:58:17Z 2022 2020]
    Keywords : housing as commons; social integration; newcomers;

    Abstract : Since 2011, Europe has experienced an unprecedented influx of people fleeing countries facing political turmoil. Refugees in Greece have been admitted to state run camps, segregated and excluded from social life and have been denied their basic human rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. “THE BEST INTEREST PRINCIPLE” - A qualitative study on the interpretation of “the child’s best interest” by the European Court of Human Rights and national states

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Sandgren; [2022-01-31]
    Keywords : European Court of Human Rights; best interest principle; Article 3; Convention on the Rights of the Child; Europe; threefold concept; positive obligations; national courts;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to analyse Article 3, commonly known as “the best interest principle”, from the Convention on the rights of the child (CRC) in European courts. The European Court of Human Right (ECtHR) is the main court of human rights in Europe and the CRC is one of many conventions that falls under their jurisdiction. READ MORE

  3. 3. The European Arrest Warrant: A Threat to Human Rights? The theoretical imperfections of the EAW Framework Decision and their implications in practice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Natascha Beck Hansen; [2022-01-28]
    Keywords : European Arrest Warrant; Human Rights; Rule of Law; Mutual trust; Proportionality;

    Abstract : In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks the EU adopted the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant in 2002 amid concerns that the previous lengthy extradition procedure was unable to efficiently tackle these serious cross-border crimes that were rising. Regularly being referred to as the ‘cornerstone’ of judicial cooperation, the EAW is the first and most successful instrument applying the internal market concept of mutual recognition to the field of criminal law. READ MORE

  4. 4. A CASE STUDY OF ATTACKS AND PROTECTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN POST-EUROMAIDAN UKRAINE

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Louise Helen Elisabeth Nilsson; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : human rights defenders; protections; security; attacks;

    Abstract : The efforts of human rights defenders play a crucial part in advancing human rights around the world. For these efforts, many defenders are at risk. In light of many attacks in recent years, it is clear that defenders are not as safe as they need to be. READ MORE

  5. 5. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE