Essays about: "participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1844 essays containing the word participation.

  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Arts in Nordic Society: Health and Lifestyle

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad

    Author : Soledad Zamora; [2019]
    Keywords : Arts; Education; Lifestyle; Society; Sustainable development; Welfare;

    Abstract : The role of arts in both formal and non-formal education has been scientifically demonstrated to create positive outcomes in people to deal with all kinds of social problems in daily life. At present, there are international public and private institutions that support this view, such as the International Arts Education Week, celebrated for the first time by UNESCO on 21-27 May 2012 when not only artists participated, but also educators, researchers, NGO actors, and international associations. READ MORE

  4. 4. ”Just add women and stir?” En diskursanalys av kvinnligt deltagande och aktörskap i resolution 2122 och Nigerias nationella handlingsplan för implementering av kvinnor, fred och säkerhet

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Bernhardsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Nigeria; National Action Plan; Resolution 2122; Feminist Critical Dicsourse analysis; Agency; Participation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Based on the extensive criticism surrounding the victimization of women in the women, peace and security agenda discourse, this essay seeks to analyze the discourse after the adaption of resolution 2122, a widely recognized step in the direction to focus more on women’s participation. The aim of the study is thus to analyze the discourse around women’s participation and agency on a global and national level and thereby analyze if the discourse prescribes opportunities or limits for women’s agency and participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Kommunikation och samordning i ett älgförvaltningsområde : om procedurer för översättning av kunskap och perspektiv

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jonatan Fogel; [2019]
    Keywords : samverkan; älgförvaltning; adaptiv förvaltning; praktisk teori; symbolisk interaktionism; översätta kunskap; översätta perspektiv; deltagande; kommunikation;

    Abstract : Älgen anses vara en symbolart för svenska skogen och i Sverige finns en lång tradition av att förvalta vår älgstam. Dagens älgförvaltning är ekosystembaserad, adaptiv och lokal förankrad med fokus på samverkan mellan aktörer som påverkar älgstammen för att nå älgförvaltningens mål ”en älgstam av hög kvalitet i balans med foderresurserna”. READ MORE