Essays about: "international law"

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  1. 1. Soli, Sanguinis and Sinking States. The legal foundations of upholdning the right to nationality in the event of climate change turning sovereign territories uninhabitable

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Sjöholm; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : climate change; migration; statelessness; nationality; ius soli; ius sanguinis; human rights;

    Abstract : The argument of this paper is that the two main principles of nationality law used by nation states are not designed to handle the possible scenario of states sinking due to climate change. With the consequence of its habitants having to seek haven elsewhere, the focus is to illustrate how the application of the principles ius soli and ius sanguinis stand in relation to the universal human right to a nationality in the event of a state becoming uninhabitable and/or physically extinct. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The Maritime Border Disputes of Croatia A study within the legal field of international maritime law concerning the on-going maritime border disputes between the Republic of Croatia, Republic of Slovenia, the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the State of Montenegro”

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Mirza Imamovic; [2021-02-03]
    Keywords : Maritime Border Dispute; International Maritime Law; Maritime Delimitation; International Arbitration; The Republic of Croatia; The Republic of Slovenia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Montenegro; Breakup of Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : Since the break-up of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the Republic of Croatia has been involved in maritime border disputes with its neighbours the Republic of Slovenia, the State of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the State of Montenegro. During the past decades after gaining independence, the States have tried to solve the disputes with numerous negotiations and agreements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lesser Evil : A case evaluation on operational level

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Cornils Fabian; [2021]
    Keywords : Lesser Evil; Humanitarian Necessity; Gabriella Blum; International Humanitarian Law;

    Abstract : In war military necessity to some extent justifies breaches to some international humanitarian law rules. However, there is no justifiable causes for breaching rules with the objective to reduce humanitarian suffering. READ MORE

  4. 4. Yoga in prison. A progressive development for prison health and rehabilitation?

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

    Author : Emma Louise Caitlin Pettifor; [2021]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Drawing together the right to health in prison, and the understanding that yoga has numerous positive impacts on health, this paper explores the potential for using yoga as a way to improve prison conditions and experience from a human rights perspective. Secondary literature is used to answer two research questions: whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for realising international health standards in prisons and whether yoga is an appropriate and effective tool for rehabilitation in prisons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems and International Humanitarian Law: A mixed-methods study to understand and explain how states’ position themselves vis-à-vis lethal autonomous weapons systems compliance with international humanitarian law

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emelie Andersin; [2020-11-17]
    Keywords : lethal autonomous weapons systems; cluster munitions; convention on cluster munitions; international humanitarian law; compliance; just war theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand and explain how states’ position themselves vis-à-vis lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) compliance with international humanitarian law (IHL). It is important to understand and explain why states’ position themselves in the debate on LAWS compliance with IHL due to its rapid development and limited knowledge in this area. READ MORE