CONF 561 Human Rights, Democracy and Conflict Resolution Select Term:
This corse analyzes the issues of human rights and democracy as they pertain to conflicts and conflict resolution methods The course covers such issues of philosophical and political bases for the international human rights movement (including the ongoing debate over universality, culture and human rights), the United Nations and regional systems for human rights protection and promotion to provide a tool for analyzing conflict and various forms of interventions attempting to promote peace and justice, the controversial meanings of democracy and how it causes conflict between and within states, and finally the means in which these terms can be used to evercome various forms of conflicts. We will also analyze the development of international criminal courts, truth commissions,and other attempts at transitional justice to deal with war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocides;and the human rights dimensions of terrorism.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 10.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -