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KINT 3320 - From Peacekeeping to Peace-Building

Type d'enseignement : Lecture alone

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

None.

Course Description

The course is a 12-week lecture based on a theoretical analysis of some of the most important issues in UN peace operations and on case studies. The objective of the course is to examine the problems and possibilities of peace operations conducted by the United Nations. The lecture will present the evolution of United Nations peace operations from Traditional Peacekeeping to more ambitious Peace-Building missions. The course aims at presenting the United Nations and its role in the maintenance of peace and international security. It is designed to provide a general knowledge about peace operations.

Teachers

HATTO, Ronald (Chercheur CERI)

Course validation

1) A mid-term take-home exam (50% of the grade) during week 6. You will receive the exam by email and have a few days to complete it. You will have to answer one question. 2) A final exam (50% of the grade) during week 12. You will receive the exam by email and have a few days to complete it. You will have to answer one question.

Required reading

  • BELLAMY, Alex J., WILLIAMS, Paul & GRIFFIN, Stuart (2010) Understanding Peacekeeping, 2nd Edition, Cambridge, Polity Press
  • HATTO, Ronald (2013) “From Peacekeeping to Peacebuilding: The Evolution of the Role of the United Nations in Peace Operations”, International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 95, Nos. 891/892, pp. 495–515
  • QUICK, Ian D. (2016) “UN Peacekeeping as a Learning Organisation: From Brahimi to HIPPO (2000-2015)”, NUPI Working Paper, 861