Essays about: "non-governmental organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 essays containing the words non-governmental organizations.

  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. EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Epheson Tilahun; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Empowerment; tradition; Millennium Development goals MDGs ; women; development.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the connection between rural Ethiopian women empowerment and the development progress process that Ethiopiais achieving contemporarily.It also studied whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the UN are enough to address the needs and improve the status of women and young girls in Ethiopia. READ MORE

  3. 3. The use-impact relationship of outdoor-tourism in Denmark : how the Tourism Carrying Capacity can develop tourism instead of keeping it on lock

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Solveig Elisabeth Reichert; [2020]
    Keywords : tourism management; destination development; environmental planning; tourism impact; sustainability; outdoor-tourism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With the ever increased focus on sustainability and not least the focus on sustainability in the tourism industry this thesis has critically investigated the suitability of the Tourism Carrying Capacity method in a Danish outdoor-tourism context. The research found that there are considerable limitations and challenges to implementing a TCC approach in Denmark, and even if implemented, legally, culturally and practically circumstances would challenge a proper and successful completion of a TCC approach too. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multinational Corporations: A case of impunity - An argumentation analysis on the parliamentary debate of the Swiss Business Initiative

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Mirjam Hagmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Multinational Corporations; Human Rights; Swiss Business Initiative; Global Justice; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the media are constantly drawing attention to human rights violations caused by multinational corporations abroad (MNC). Due to the lack of an adequate framework to hold corporations accountable for their corporate misconduct across borders, there is a liability gap. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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