This course focusses on some of the legal and, to a lesser extent institutional, issues related to the conduct of United Nations peace operations (broadly defined) within the context of use of force by UN mandated or authorised forces.
Emphasis is placed on examining issues such as the role and powers of the UN Security Council, UNSC Resolution interpretation, UN peace operations doctrine, Rule of Law and the inevitable enmeshing of domestic and international law inherent in such operations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
A participant who has successfully completed this course should:
- have extended their knowledge and understanding of the legal background to UN peacekeeping operations
- have analytically and critically engaged with a number of UN peacekeeping operations case studies
- be able to make a strong contribution to discussion, debate and analysis of the course topics
- be able to demonstrate superior research, analytical, and writing skills by completion of a UNSC Resolution interpretation paper, and a major research paper
Other InformationThis in as intensive course with 4 days of compulsory attendance required (see LLM timetable for dates).
Approximately 6 weeks from the completion of the intensive your final assessment will be due. Contact with fellow students and the convenor, both prior to the intensive and after, is conducted via the Wattle course site.
Students must rely on the Course Study Guide which will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Assessment is likely to consist of:
- Class contribution/participation - 10%
- UNSC Resolution analysis paper - 25%
- Research paper - 65%
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26 Contact Hours (Intensive Delivery over 4 days) plus private study and reading time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Readings and materials will be listed in the Course Study Guide which will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1571||24 Aug 2015||24 Aug 2015||04 Sep 2015||08 Oct 2015||In Person||N/A|