Essays about: "international law"

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  1. 1. Quest for Harmonization to Implement Electronic Bills of Lading: An International Perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kristoffer Koch; [2021-06-21]
    Keywords : Electronic bills of lading; Harmonization; International carriage of goods by sea; Maritime law; Shipping;

    Abstract : The lack of legislation on electronic bills of lading is an important existing lacuna in the prevailing legal regimes on the international carriage of goods by sea. The Hague/Hague-Visby Rules are increasingly becoming unable to take the modern realities of shipping into consideration and attempts at creating new conventions in this area of law have failed to gain widespread adherence. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. “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

  4. 4. The Vienna Convention of 1983: context, failure and aftermath

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för ABM

    Author : Gerard Farrell; [2021]
    Keywords : Vienna Convention of 1983; Disputed archives; Decolonisation; Neocolonialism; Third World; international law; codification; UNESCO; ILC; ‘Migrated Archives’; Algeria; Kenya; Wienkonventionen 1983; omstridda arkiv; avkolonisering; neokolonialism; tredje världen; internationell rätt; kodifikation; UNESCO; ILC; ’Migrated Archives’; Algeriet; Kenya;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the Vienna Convention on succession of States in respect of State Property, Archives and Debts, which was adopted in 1983 but subsequently failed to enter into force as too few states ratified it. Attention is given to the section of the Convention concerned specifically with the fate of archives in state succession, and the reasons why most of the major western nations, in particular those who had formerly or still possessed colonies, voted against the text. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the Gaps : Why de facto protection of human rights on social media is so difficult and what could be done about it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Borgå; [2021]
    Keywords : social media; Facebook; freedom of expression; right to privacy; normative conflict mediation; the identity of legal systems; legal pluralism; international legal subjectivity;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how states can regain control over large social media platforms like Facebook, and by doing so ensuring that individuals on those platforms can de facto enjoy their human rights, as enshrined in international treaties. Today, the platforms are crucial facilitators of human rights but at the same time facilitators of threats towards the enjoyment of the same rights. READ MORE