POL 405 – International Organizations

Home / POL 405 – International Organizations

POL 405 – International Organizations; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 5
Course Objectives: This course aims  to question the global governance in the international system. The main focus of the course will be on how international institutions are used at various levels of governance in the international system, with varying degrees of success, to resolve international concerns. The subject looks closely at the following topics: Introduction to IO; global governance and history; evolution and the international system UN; the usual and unusual suspects; security UN security; “new” security NATO; human security and human right amnesty, evaluating compliance/cooperation/effectiveness “G8”; development and economic governance  “OECD”; life, debt and international economics  “WTO”; balancing economics, development and the environment  “who”; regional organizations  “AU” end of an ERA/WRAP UP