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(POSC 386) Pacific Regionalism and Conflict

The study of international and regional organizations based in the Pacific. Provides general understanding of work programs, staffing, procedures, and involvement of Pacific Island governments.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall
Programs -

Course Outcomes

This course focuses on regional organizations in Oceania: with special emphasis on the Pacific Islands Development Program, Pacific Community and the Pacific Islands Forum. The course examines inter-governmental relationships amongst Pacific nations, programs, and addresses current and pressing issues such as the Exclusive Economic Zones and Sea Bed Mining. It also examines the relations of Pacific nations and the international community focusing on Australia and New Zealand’s leading role in regional organizations.