Multilateral Institutions in the Twenty-First Century (20137). 2 units. The multilateral system developed after the Second World War has served as the foundation for peace and prosperity for seventy years. Today's threats are, however, no longer limited to cross-border conflicts between states but increasingly involve actions by non-state actors, conflicts within states and global issues. This course will examine the relevance of these institutions to meeting these challenges and will explore the relations among existing and emerging powers and regional groupings. Class attendance, oral presentation, 1 short paper, and 1 longer paper required. Permission of the instructor required. Limited to four Law students. Also GLBL 695a. R. DiCarlo.
Note: This course will meet according to the Graduate School calendar. The first class meeting for Monday classes will be on Friday, September 2. The next class will be on Monday, September 12 and meet on Mondays thereafter.