Essays about: "transnational advocacy networks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words transnational advocacy networks.

  1. 1. International human rights advocacy in a repressive environment: A case study of advocacy communication in Cambodia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Thomas Sullivan; [2019]
    Keywords : Advocacy; Communication; Human Rights; Cambodia; NGO;

    Abstract : This degree project examines the international advocacy communication of a Cambodian human rights group during an authoritarian crackdown which began in 2017. Fearing arrests, violence and NGO closures, many rights advocates avoided public statements and protests and focused more on private advocacy towards international actors, seeking foreign interventions to curb government repression. READ MORE

  2. 2. Securitisation as a Norm-Setting Framing in The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Aleksandra Daynova; [2019]
    Keywords : securitisation; framing; normative; lethal autonomous weapons systems; transnational advocacy networks;

    Abstract : Since 2009, International Relations scholars have researched the role of big advocacy groups in giving access to the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). To further these studies, the focus of this thesis is on the progress of negotiations for the 6-year period since the issue has been adopted, asking the question – How has the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots chosen to frame lethal autonomous weapons systems, and how successful has that framing been for the period of 2013 to 2019? I argue that advocates undertook a normative securitisation process to frame the existential threat lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) pose to human beings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fighting violence against women in postcolonial Bolivia. A field study examining the collaboration between the local and international in Bolivia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Bernard; [2018]
    Keywords : VAW; TANs; advocacy; feminism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines to what extent local and international organizations cooperate to combat violence against women (VAW) in Bolivia. The theoretical framework is based on postcolonial feminism, examining previous work focusing on VAW, (feminist) transnational advocacy networks and norm diffusion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Antibiotic resistance and the global response : An analysis of political frames

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Hallberg; [2016]
    Keywords : ABR; antibiotic resistance; agenda-setting; frames;

    Abstract : With regards to the potential severity of increased antibiotic resistance around the world it is puzzling that the global response to this issue has not been more comprehensive. In this thesis I will examine the political frames on ABR formulated by the global network ReAct in an attempt to understand why this is the case. READ MORE

  5. 5. In the Pursuit of Influence : A Study of Transnational Advocacy Networks' Legitimacy Efforts

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Andreas Larsen; Naima Yosef; [2015]
    Keywords : Strategy; Legitimacy; Transnational Advocacy Network; Organization; Civil Society; CSO; NGO;

    Abstract : As organized global actors, transnational advocacy networks (TANs) are an emerging way of people getting their voice heard and to make a change in global governance. Influencing policy-makers through advocacy has an identified connection to the legitimacy of the organization where the general assumption is that a higher legitimacy facilitates influence. READ MORE