The Changing Global Order, deals with with international relations, peace and security and brings together a number of experts from the field and academia to share their perspectives. The course shall help students gain insight into conflict resolution and the role organisations such as the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, the African Union and NATO play in a changing world.
About the course
This course familiarises students with some main theories of international relations, shows how the global order is gradually changing and discusses how selected international and regional organisations contribute to the maintenance of global peace and security.
Week 1: Introduction to International Relations
Week 2: The Changing World Order: Rising Powers and International Institutions
Week 3: Conflict, Conflict Resolution and Security
Week 4: Regional Organizations in Global Affairs: The Examples of the European Union, the African Union, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the Arctic Council
Week 5: NATO in a Changing World
Week 6: Reforming the United Nations Security Council: Strategies and Proposals
October 20, 2014 - December 1, 2014
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