Essays about: "humanitarian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 452 essays containing the word humanitarian.

  1. 1. Managing conflicting professionalisms: social assistants work with unaccompanied minors within the Swedish municipal social services

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linnea Roslund Gustavsson; [2020-06-12]
    Keywords : Social Assistants; unaccompanied minors; street-level bureaucrats; discretion; professionalism;

    Abstract : This Masters thesis aimed to explore how social assistants have been impacted by the changes enforced since 2016 in their work with unaccompanied minors. They have worked in an ethically complex situation, of attempting to fulfil the needs of the unaccompanied minors, as this period has seen a restriction of the humanitarian ethos of Swedish migration policies, but also a movement towards new public management policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing security and IPA in Afghanistan : A comparative case study on the assessment of security and internal protection alternative in Sweden and Norway

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Ida Kjellberg Stjernström; [2020]
    Keywords : Afghanistan; Security; Internal Protection Alternative; Asylum; Swedish Migration Agency; Norwegian Directorate of Immigration; UDI; EASO; UNHCR; International law; the 1951 Refugee Convention; the Directive 2011 95 EU;

    Abstract : It is common by states to deny asylum for asylum-seekers with the argument that the applicant could find protection within their own country of residence instead of receiving international protection. This is called internal protection alternative (IPA). READ MORE

  3. 3. A Politics of Sensitivity: Sub-Saharan Migration as an Algerian Field of Practice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Linda el-Naggar; [2020]
    Keywords : Sub-Saharan Migration; Practice; Multilateralism; Civil Society; Agency; Power; Algeria; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite Algeria’s status as a transit and a destination for sub-Saharan migrants, there is no official migration policy in the country. This study explores how state and non-state actors construct a distinct field of practice of sub-Saharan migration in the vacuum of a missing formulated Algerian migration policy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preventive adaptation strategies within disaster management – how humanitarian actors address climate-related challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS); Jönköping University/IHH, Centre of Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CeLS)

    Author : Angela Antoni; Kerstin Niggl; [2020]
    Keywords : humanitarian; disaster management; climate change; challenges; adaptation;

    Abstract : Background: Climate change is a significant factor shaping the planet and changing the pattern of disasters which leads to direct and indirect consequences. The result is a huge amount of affected people who rely on humanitarian aid. The satisfaction of this need is the responsibility of disaster management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Viewing Post-Conflict Gender Equality Through a Vulnerability Lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Laura Donati; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; humanitarian emergency; crisis; natural disaster; post-conflict phase; policy analysis; women empowerment;

    Abstract : Natural disasters and conflicts are not gender neutral. They have a different impact on women, girls, boys and men, deepening and intensifying already existing, socially constructed, cultural norms and gender roles. READ MORE