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FNs arbete mot användandet av barnsoldater Om hur barnkonventionen och R2P kan förenas

Ågren, Frida LU (2014) STVK02 20141
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This is a problematization of UN’s work on preventing child soldiers and also an analysis of the consistency between the Convention on the Right of the Child and Responsibility to Protect (R2P). I have chosen to examine the Convention on the Right of the Child because it expresses the human rights of a child, and R2P because it phrases UN’s opportunity to protect human rights in a state where those rights are being deprived. My aim for this essay has been to investigate how these documents correlate in protecting children of being used as soldiers. I discuss the responsibilities and obligations of the world society to protect children. Based on this analysis of the Convention on the Right of the Child and R2P, I argue that the ratification... (More)
This is a problematization of UN’s work on preventing child soldiers and also an analysis of the consistency between the Convention on the Right of the Child and Responsibility to Protect (R2P). I have chosen to examine the Convention on the Right of the Child because it expresses the human rights of a child, and R2P because it phrases UN’s opportunity to protect human rights in a state where those rights are being deprived. My aim for this essay has been to investigate how these documents correlate in protecting children of being used as soldiers. I discuss the responsibilities and obligations of the world society to protect children. Based on this analysis of the Convention on the Right of the Child and R2P, I argue that the ratification of the Convention on the Right of the Child can motivate an implementation of R2P to restrain the use of child soldiers. (Less)
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author
Ågren, Frida LU
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organization
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STVK02 20141
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Child soldiers, Responsibility to protect, Convention on the Right of the Child, Human rights, UN
language
Swedish
id
4448029
date added to LUP
2014-09-17 13:30:16
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2014-09-17 13:30:16
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  abstract     = {This is a problematization of UN’s work on preventing child soldiers and also an analysis of the consistency between the Convention on the Right of the Child and Responsibility to Protect (R2P). I have chosen to examine the Convention on the Right of the Child because it expresses the human rights of a child, and R2P because it phrases UN’s opportunity to protect human rights in a state where those rights are being deprived. My aim for this essay has been to investigate how these documents correlate in protecting children of being used as soldiers. I discuss the responsibilities and obligations of the world society to protect children. Based on this analysis of the Convention on the Right of the Child and R2P, I argue that the ratification of the Convention on the Right of the Child can motivate an implementation of R2P to restrain the use of child soldiers.},
  author       = {Ågren, Frida},
  keyword      = {Child soldiers,Responsibility to protect,Convention on the Right of the Child,Human rights,UN},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {FNs arbete mot användandet av barnsoldater Om hur barnkonventionen och R2P kan förenas},
  year         = {2014},
}