International relations and NGOs

André Dizdarevic

This course aims to allow students to better grasp and understand the complexity of the world.

Module réalisé en partenariat avec le service des relations internationales.

It is about being able to master the concepts and methods of the discipline of International Relations.The course will be focusing on the NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) as one of the rising actors in the international field, aside of the traditional actors such as the state, the international organizations like the UN, and other transnational (non-state) actors.

Résumé du cours /Summary of course

After presenting the nature and structure of international relations, the existing actors and factors, the course will be focusing on the NGOS as one of the rising actors in the international field, aside of the traditional actors such as the state, the international organizations like the UN, and other transnational (non-state) actors.

The role of NGOs in international institutions such as the United Nations will be analyzed and a special attention will be given to the Council of Europe, the oldest European institution whose specificity is to have raised NGOs as one of the participative pillars of this organization.

Objectifs du cours / Course objectives

The course will try to respond to the following question: what is the place and influence of NGOs in international relations today?

This course aims to allow students to better grasp and understand the complexity of the world. The main objective is to give skills and tools in analyzing International Relations and to be able to discover and define the actors and factors of IR and particularly the role and impact of the NGOs

Descriptif du cours ou thèmes des séances / Course schedule

-              Introduction to the Theory and Practice of International Relations

-              Actors of international relations

-              The Factors of international relations

Transnational forces: The case of the NGOs -terminology, history, diversity, status within the international organizations, role and impact

Informations complémentaires

Année 2020 2021 Semestre 2
Mardi de 17h30 à 19h30

Premier cours le mardi 26 janvier 2021

Contactez-nous

Département de Formation Humaine

04 72 32 51 56
dfh@univ-catholyon.fr