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United Nations, Peace and Security - PACS6901

Year - 2018

In this unit students critically examine the role of the United Nations in promoting international peace and security. Contemporary and historical case studies 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.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive or online

Assessment
(500wd equivalent seminar participation (10%), 1x800wd model UN exercise and assignment (15%), 1x1000wd model UN reflection report (20%), 1x3500wd final essay (55%)) OR ((500wd equivalent online discussion contribution (10%), 3x500wd online reading reflections (30%), 1x800wd Online essay plan (10%), 1x3000wd Online final essay (50%))

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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