(POSC 384) The United Nations and Intergovernmental Organizations
Investigates the structure, purpose, function, politics, and aims of the United Nations as well as other major intergovernmental organizations.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
At the end of this course, students should accomplish these objectives:
- Acquire a more transparent understanding of the UN functions, structure, and organizations.
- Have a firm understanding on international politics, international law, and the UN’s choice of policy making in comparison to real-world issues.
- Have a better understanding of all international conflict and the UN’s efforts in the past, present, and future in combating these conflicts.
- Understanding voting and voting coalition of member states and international organizations.
- Overview of power dynamics within the UN affecting voting procedures, policy making and the Un Security Council.
- Carry out an academic research and complete a research paper covering relevant topics pertaining to the course and lectures.
- Write a resolution and participate in the Model UN Competition towards the end of the semester representing a state, NGO, or an International Organization.
- Understand diplomacy and culture of the UN and International Organizations.