Essays about: "non- governmental organization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 essays containing the words non- governmental organization.

  1. 1. The power of Amnesty International as a non-governmental organization

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alexandra Tjäder; [2021]
    Keywords : NGO; Amnesty International; powerful; effective; stakeholders;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have grown significantly over the years and are today considered to be one of the most influential and powerful actors in the world when it comes to defending democracy and upholding various rights. When it comes to human rights, Amnesty International is one of the largest and most respected NGO in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanitarian aid : A qualitative study of the ethical reasoning behind the allocation from the perspective of five Swedish-based organizations

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier; Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Jennelié Danielsson; Anna-Maria Polasek; [2020]
    Keywords : Humanitarian aid; humanitarian principles; ethics; NGOs; aid allocation; aid donors;

    Abstract : The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols aim to protect those people who are not “participating in the hostilities” of war, such as “civilians, health workers and aid workers” and are the pillar of humanitarian law (International Committee of the Red Cross, 2010). The humanitarian principles including humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality, are based on the international humanitarian law and committed to by all member states of the European Union (European Commission, 2019). READ MORE

  3. 3. “I don’t feel like a refugee. I’m here as a student”: Exploring Syrian Displaced-Background Students' Transitional Process in Private Mexican Higher Education

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Ared Garcia Gonzalez; [2020]
    Keywords : Syrian students; Mexico; transitional process; private higher education; forced displacement; habitus.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Humanitarian crises caused by natural disasters or human reasons have hampered the access of generations of young adults to higher education. The aftermath of the Syrian conflict in 2011 led to the emergence of various initiatives, mostly set in neighboring countries and the global north, for refugees and displaced populations to pursue higher education studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Micro study on the Re-Organization of the Red Cross

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jakob Brandin; [2020]
    Keywords : The Red Cross; The Swedish Red Cross; Framtid2020; Centralization and Decentralization; Non -governmental organizations; Reorganization;

    Abstract : This study contributes to the understanding of how humanitarian and development non-governmental organizations function and how they improve their work efficiency in order to be able to fulfil their goals. The thesis focus lays on the reorganization of the Swedish Red Cross and especially their new management project Framtid2020. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hezbollah as a Reconstruction Leader : Participatory Planning in the Rebuilding of Haret Hreik, Lebanon, Post-War 2006

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Yasmin Tag-Eldeen; [2020]
    Keywords : Hezbollah; Reconstruction; Post-War; Haret Hreik; Participatory planning; July war; Project waad; project wa d; neoliberalism; post-war reconstruction;

    Abstract : Tag-Eldeen, Y. 2020. Hezbollah as a Reconstruction Leader: Participatory Planning in the Rebuilding of Haret Hreik, Post-War 2006. Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsatser, Uppsala universitet. READ MORE