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.
1x2hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive or online
(600wd equivalent seminar participation (10%), 1x900wd model UN exercise and assignment (15%), 1x900wd model UN reflection report (15%), 1x600wd essay plan (10%), 1x3000wd final essay (50%)) OR ((500wd equivalent online discussion contribution (10%), 1x600wd online Model UN assignment (10%), 1x800wd online reading reflections (15%), 1x600wd Online essay plan (10%), 1x3500wd Online final essay (55%))