PACS 323: UN and World Peace

This course makes students familiar with the function of the UN as a guardian of world peace and security. Through simulation – model UN – students learn about different organs of the UN and its different activities. It covers the study of the United Nations: origin, structure and composition; activities and structural formation of different organs; role of UN: peace-keeping, peace-making and peace-building and conflict management; globalization, state sovereignty and United Nations: its proposed reforms; a democratic United Nations; super power and UN; challenges and options; unipolar world and the UN; Third World countries in the UN, Bangladesh and the UN, Role of Bangladesh in UN peacekeeping; Success and failure of UN; the future of collective security.

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