|International Cooperation Institutions||789ICI|
|1||Master||Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development||6 ects|
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|Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:|
|To provide an overview of IO and their relation with IR and the subsequent impact upon humanitarian action.|
To enable students to build a critical view on IO, past, present and future.
To provide the students with instrumental and substantive competences in the field area of the course
|Unit I: International Organisations|
1. International Organisations: typologies.
2. International Organisations: history.
3. International Organisations: theoretical approaches.
Unit II: Main international organisations.
4. The United Nations (UN) and the UN system.
5. Specialized agencies and organisations related with the UN.
6. Regional organisations.
7. Case studies.
|Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:|
|Knowledge and critical awareness on IO develop theoretical and practical skills for the practitioner of humanitarian action.|
|Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):|
|Lectures and tutorials.|
Written test – 50%;
Paper (written/oral presentaion) - 20% + 20%
Presence and participation in class work - 10%.
|Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:|
|The methodology adopted aims at fostering the students' interest and involvement with the topic. The assessment elements aim at producing reliable indicators of learning outcomes.|
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HERZ, M. e HOFFMANN, A. (2001). Organizações Internacionais: história e práticas. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier.
HURD, I. (2013). International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
KARNS, M. e MINGST, K. (2009). International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
MOTA CAMPOS, J. (coord.) (2011). Organizações Internacionais. 4ª ed. Coimbra: Coimbra Editora.
PINTO, Mª do Céu (2007). As Nações Unidas e a manutenção de paz : e as actividades de peacekeeping doutras Organizações Internacionais. Coimbra: Almedina.
The Review of International Organizations. Springer.