United Nations, Peace and Security (PACS6901)

UNIT OF STUDY

In this unit students critically examine the role of the United Nations in promoting international peace and security. Contemporary and historical case studies such as Rwanda, Iraq and East Timor are used to analyse the UN's performance in relation to such activities as peacemaking, peacekeeping, peacebuilding and peace enforcement. We assess the challenges facing the UN in achieving its mandate and implementing reform with a view to attaining peace with justice.

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Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive or online

Assessment

500wd equivalent Model UN exercise (20%) and 1000wd assignment (20%) and 500wd abstract (10%) and 3000wd research essay (50%)

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No

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