Essays about: "legal responsibility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 226 essays containing the words legal responsibility.

  1. 1. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

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

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Search and Rescue as Politics of International Law: Assessing Italy’s Obligations towards Migrants in Distress at Sea

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marie Lorenzen; [2020]
    Keywords : extraterritorialization; TWAIL; migration control; refugee law; search and rescue;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the extent to which Italy can instrumentalize international law to eschew protection responsibilities for migrants in distress at sea. In doing so, this study delimits itself by focusing on three legal cases: Aquarius, Hirsi Jamaa, and GLAN. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rights, Religion and Atrocity Prevention - An explorative field study of the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elias Berg; [2019-12-17]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Atrocity Prevention; Involving Religious Leaders; Freedom of Religion; Uganda;

    Abstract : This study examines the nexus of human rights, atrocity prevention and the involvement of religious leaders in Uganda. States hold legal responsibility for preventing atrocity crimes, but influential nonstate actors also have a role in minimizing risks of mass atrocity crimes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Demanding justice- Corporate responsibility for Climate Change impacts on Human Rights

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Livia Johanna Fischer; [2019-11-04]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change is one of the most complex challenges of our time, as its consequences are reflected in a variety of social and political areas that are interlinked. The problem of 'climate change' has evolved from an environmental problem, to a political issue and, ultimately to an object of jurisprudence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mutual trust and the Rule of law - A study of the effect of the procedures under Article 7 TEU on the legal preconditions for the future application of the Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Victoria Gunnerek; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : Article 7 TEU; Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant; Rule of law; fundamental values; Article 2 TEU; mutual trust; mutual recognition;

    Abstract : For the first time in the history of the European Union (EU), proceedings under Article 7(1) Treaty on the European Union (TEU) have been initiated, inviting the Council to determine the existence of a risk of violations of fundamental values enshrined in Article 2 TEU in Poland and Hungary. Even if such decisions would only have the function of a preventative measure with no sanctions, judgments from the Court of Justice indicate that national courts have shown doubts whether to execute requests for surrenders under the Framework Decision on the European arrest warrant (FD-EAW) to Member States criticised under Article 7(1) TEU. READ MORE