Essays about: "small island developing States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words small island developing States.

  1. 1. Climate-Induced Human Mobility in Policy : A Comparative Analysis of Problem Representations in Policy of Two Small-Island Cases

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate; climate change; human mobility; migration; environmental migration; problem representations; WPR; policy; Kiribati; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; SIDS; small-island developing states;

    Abstract : This thesis is a descriptive study of problem representations of climate-induced human mobility in policy. Two cases which are severely impacted by climate change have been selected for the analysis: Kiribati and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. READ MORE

  2. 2. The "warming war" : Securitizing climate change at the UN Security Council

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Söderbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate change; small island developing States; United Nations Security Council; securitization; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to explore the discursive strategies involved when representatives of small island developing States (SIDS) attempt to securitize climate change in the Security Council, in order to understand which, if any, discursive strategies are successful, and if the securitizing attempt itself is successful. The theoretical framework is based on securitization theory as developed by the Copenhagen school, and the material for the analysis is made up of four meeting records from meetings of the Security Council, ranging from 2007 until 2019. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Stop stealing our beaches” : A comparative study on how Mauritius and the Seychelles are affected by and deal with climate change and tourism.

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

    Author : Mollie Sager; Gabriella Sundberg; [2020]
    Keywords : the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; SDGs; SIDS; climate change; tourism; Mauritius; the Seychelles; vulnerability; resilience;

    Abstract : Small Island Developing States are known to be extra sensitive to environmental changes due to their geographical location and characteristics, and many are known as luxurious tourist des- tinations. This study explores how Mauritius and the Seychelles are affected by and deal with climate change and the negative impacts of tourism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Statehood and Climate Change-Induced Sea Level Rise

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

    Author : Oskar Langborg; [2019]
    Keywords : public international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relation between climate change-induced sea level rise and the concept of statehood. The law on statehood is challenged in unprecedented ways as previously unthinkable scenarios become increasingly plausible. READ MORE

  5. 5. Big Goals - Small Island: Will Fiji achieve sustainable food security? : Comparing the plans and policies built by the Fijian government under the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helene Elvira Berg Henriksen; [2018]
    Keywords : Food security; Vulnerability; Poverty; Small Island Developing States; Republic of Fiji;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how global development goals affect Fijian plans and policy strategies to achieve food security. The concept of food security is vast and complex, as several development issues contribute to the difficulty in achieving such security. READ MORE