Research Papers/Topics in International Law And Diplomacy

Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD): Establishment And Functions of IGAD Based on one of Regional Integration Theories

IGAD  is  a  Regional  Economic Community  (REC)  in  Eastern  Africa  and one  of  the  eight  building  blocks  of  the African Economic Community (AEC) of the African Union (AU), (IAD,2016). The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created  in  1996  to  supersede  the Intergovernmental  Authority  on  Drought and  Development&...

Counter-Radicalization As A Security Measure Against Terrorism In Kwale County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Radicalization has become a major problem resulting to a more unstable and conflict prone world. Radicalization leads to violent extremism and the final stage is terrorism. The ease to radicalize people is as a result of marginalization in areas such as economic, social and political exclusion, fight for religious ideologies as well as human rights violations. Kenya is experiencing the major challenge of being primarily a soft target or a source of terrorism in the Horn of Afri...

Native System OF Land Tenure In Gape Colony And The Transkeian Districts.

ABSTRACTThe Native tribes which cotjle under our consideration are those situated in the Eastern districts of Cape Colony and in the districts collectively known as the Transkei. It should be noted, in ~he first place, that these tribes had not had a long and undisturbed occupation of their territories. They were,~ colonists of almost as recent an origin as that of their white neighbours. They had been constantly disturbed as regards the occupation...

An Examination Of The Opportunities And Challenges Facing Women In Ghana’s Ministry Of Foreign Affairs And Regional Integration (2000-2019)

ABSTRACT Historical accounts from various countries globally have proven that women were exempt from officially participating in diplomatic activities until the early 1990’s. In Ghana, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has helped implement Ghana’s foreign policy over the years. Although Ghanaian women have participated in decision making, management and development, not enough women in Ghana have played significant roles in politics and public service. Using t...

THE AGENDA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE RELEVANCE OF THE

ABSTRACTOver the years, the concept of good governance, which guided the study has become the mantra for donor partners, the Global West and some NGOs, as an ideal way of addressing the perennial problems facing developing countries. Good governance eventually became a precondition for aid in Africa in an attempt to propel African leaders to respect human rights, implement economic reforms, ensure alternation of power in a free and fair election, among others. Among other things, African lead...

International Trade In Nigeria Summarized

 TRADE LAW PART I ONLY  TABLE OF CONTENTS. Contents THE BILL OF LADING. 2 DUTIES AND EXCLUSIONS: 2 INTERNATIONAL EXPORT CONTRACT. 4 COST INSURANCE FREIGHT CONTRACTS (CIF). 4 WHAT IS THE NATURE OF A CIF CONTRACT?. 4 DOCUMENTS IN A CIF CONTRACT. 5 PASSING OF PROPERTY. 5 PASSING OF RISK. 5 DUTIES, REMEDIES AND BENEFITS. 6 FREE ON BOARD CONTRACTS. (FOB). 8 ISSUES THAT ARISE IN FOB CONTRACTS. 9 DUTIES AND REMEDIES. 9 CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY...

World Trade Law: Contemporary Issues and Concerns

It is obvious that Article XXIV is one the most important gatt provision regarding ftas. In this article is mentioned that ftas should have four important features: (1) duties and other restrictive commercial regulations must be eliminated; (2) substantially all trade must be covered; (3) external tariffs and commercial regulations – that is, measures applicable to non-parties – may not be higher or more restrictive than those in effect before the FTA or interim agreement was concluded; a...

Conventional and Critical Approaches to Terrorism

Any attempt to define terrorism comes with a challenge. The influential author and historian Walter Laqueur (1977, p.5) declared that a comprehensive definition of terrorism is not possible. It has appeared in many different forms, under many different circumstances. It is no wonder that there are many approaches to understanding terrorism and its outcomes. This essay considers two schools of study that investigate the nature of terrorist conflict; Conventional Terrorist Studies (TS) and Crit...

Achievements And Challenges Of Technical Aid Corps As A Foreign Policy Tool

ABSTRACT . The Technical Aid Corps Scheme is conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria as an instrument of economic diplomacy. The ultimate aim of the programme is to promote Nigerias economic interest and boost her image in the comity of nations. However, despite the huge investment, Nigeria has not leveraged on the opportunities provided by TAC as a policy instrument to harvest economic and other dividends from the recipient states. The aim of the study therefore is to assess the...

The Impact Of Boko Haram Insurgency On Socio-Economic Activities In Nigeria (Study Borno State)

ABSTRACTThe study compacts with the impact of boko haram insurgency in Nigeria, study of Borno State. The study proceeded with the objectives i.e. to investigate the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency on socioeconomic activities in the state. For this study, the use of primary data was applied to get first-hand information from residents of the state and the method of data collection as the questionnaire. Statistical tools were used to analyze the data collected part of which include f...

AN ANALYSIS OF OBASANJO ADMINISTRATION IN INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMACY

ABSTRACT This paper explores the analysis of Obasanjo administration in International diplomacy. Since independence Nigeria’s foreign policy remains the same but however there was significant change to its foreign policy under the government of President Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 – 2007. In another part, the study examine the changes in direction of foreign policy of different administrations as this pertained to the foreign policy establishments in Obasanjo administration and ...

Ethiopia's Foreign Relations Polices towards European Union

The current foreign policy of Ethiopia, namely “The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy” was introduced in 2002. The Ethiopia is in a critical stage in reforming its Foreign policy. The foreign policy of Ethiopia has set various strategies in implementing the core objectives of the external relations. After the introduction of the foreign policy document in 2002, many international changes have been noticed. However, the ...

The Binding Status of International Treaties and Conventions on Sovereign States

ABSTRACT The concept of sovereignty of states has been a matter of much controversy among legal scholars and practitioners. This is as several states have over the years, strived to foster better international relations (diplomacy), with others, as well as reputable international organisations, in order to ensure economic viability and political stability amongst the larger global community, even in the face of maintaining territorial sovereignty. However, traditional international l...

An Assessment of The United Nations and the Gulf War 1, Principle and Collective Security Approaches

The purpose of this research is to critique the Principle of Collective Security and proffer possible solutions to help policy makers in the international arena devise means of calling off collective actions and improve the tenets of Collective Security. Gulf War 1 (1990-1991) is the major focus in critiquing the Principle of Collective Security. The research approach is non-experimental, qualitative, exploratory-descriptive and contextual. In this study, the sampling method was non-probable ...

ISSUES RELATING TO CHINA AS THE EMERGING WORLD ECONOMIC POWER AND ITS INVESTMENT IN NIGERIA

AbstractChina’s remarkable economic growth and relative stability have seen it taking on bigger international roles as an economic and political power of its own kind and in its own right. In fact, it has been opined that “there is unequivocal evidence that China has positioned itself as (the) economically relevant country in the world in recent times such that, it is described as the world’s emerging giant among emerging economies, and as ‘economic powerhouse’.” Being this planet...


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