Sökning: "customary law"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 25 avhandlingar innehållade orden customary law.

  1. 1. Two sides of the coin - rights and duties : the interface between environmental law and Saami law based on a comparison with Aoteoaroa/New Zealand and Canada

    Författare :Christina Allard; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law; Rättsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The needs of indigenous peoples are related to land, water and other natural resources for sustaining a more or less traditional livelihood. Such needs typically compete with other societal interests. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Defining rape : emerging obligations for states under international law?

    Författare :Maria Eriksson; Joakim Nergelius; Ola Engdahl; Helen Durham; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Prohibition of rape; definition of rape; women s rights; armed conflict; state obligations; fragmentation; humanisation; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Juridik; Law;

    Sammanfattning : The prevalence of rape and its widespread impunity, whether committed during armed conflict or peacetime, has been firmly condemned by the UN and its prohibition has been consistently recognised in international law. This development, however, is a rather novel endeavour. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Responsibility to Protect by Military Means : Emerging Norms on Humanitarian Intervention?

    Författare :Diana Amnéus; Ove Bring; Kjell Engelbrekt; Mary Ellen O'Connell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Responsibility to Protect; humanitarian intervention; international law; international relations; human security; interdisciplinary; constructivism; gender perspective; resolution 1325; International law; Folkrätt; folkrätt; Public International Law;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is an interdisciplinary study on the external ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P) and international law. It focuses on the legal customary process on jus ad bellum by which states try to address the gap between the legitimacy and legality of humanitarian intervention to protect human security within a state against genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The requirement democratic elections in international law

    Författare :Richard Juma-Nyabinda; Pär Hallström; Markku Suksi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International law; Folkrätt; International law; Folkrätt;

    Sammanfattning : The main purpose of this study is to examine the legal status of the requirement of democratic elections in international law. The starting point of this legal analysis is article 38 (1) of the International Court of Justice, which provides the list of classical sources for the process of law making within the international legal system. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders : a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    Författare :Jenny Zetterqvist; Joakim Nergelius; Kerstin Nordlöf; Catharina Calleman; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Sammanfattning : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. LÄS MER