Essays about: "international law"

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  1. 1. THE EU – A POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE INFLUENCE ON DEMOCRACY IN HUNGARY? - An analysis on how the EU has affected the democracy in Hungary

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Jansson; [2022-02-03]
    Keywords : Democratic backsliding; EU; European Commission; European Parliament; Council of European Union; Democracy promotion;

    Abstract : Since Viktor Orbán became prime minister of Hungary in 2010 he has hollowed out the Hungarian Democracy step by step and given himself more influence. Hungary became a member of the EU in 2004, so this has been happening while being a member of the EU, so the question is – what kind of influence does the EU have over the democracy in member states? That is the research question for this thesis, and it has the aim to analyze how the European Commission, European Parliament, and The Council of the European Union have affected the development of democracy in Hungary in the years 2015 – 2021. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate impunity and the ‘accountability gap’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: is the successful prosecution of corporate involvement in atrocity crimes within reach?

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

    Author : Joseph Keogh; [2022]
    Keywords : International criminal law; corporate criminal liability; transnational corporations; atrocity crime; corporate impunity; Africa; Global North; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although transnational corporations (hereinafter TNCs) often far outmatch States in terms of resources and influence over the direction of the world economy, they are generally unaccounted for when operating outside the territories in which they are incorporated (hereinafter ‘home States’). This thesis will look specifically at those TNCs that rely on natural resource extraction as their main source of profit. 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. The Sky is not the Limit : An Analysis of the Articulation of Japan’s Space Ambitions Since 2000

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

    Author : Olivia Culot; [2022]
    Keywords : Japan; Space; Space ambition; Space Power; Space strategy; Japan’s space programme; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigated the ambitions of Japan in the space sector through the development of the country’s space programme. Drawing on content and discourse analysis of policy, law, strategy documents, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency website and documents about the ISS, this thesis explored how Japan has been articulating their space ambitions since 2000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tax Avoidance, Aggressive Tax Planning, and the United States’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 : An Investigation into Anti-Base Erosion and Anti-Profit Shifting Strategies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Rosato; [2022]
    Keywords : tax; international tax; OECD; BEPS; Pillar 2; base erosion; profit shifting; anti-avoidance; corporate inversions; TCJA; tax cuts and jobs act; United States; US; law; US tax law; international tax law; taxation; tax planning; aggressive tax planning;

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