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Credit Units: 2
Associate Professor ABD’Razack, Nelson (PhD; MNITP,RTP) Email: n.abdrazack@legacyuniversitygm.org College of Agriculture, Engineering and Environmental Design Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Course description:

At the end of the course, Students should be able to: Understand the Definition of Human Security; Knows the Origins and genealogy of human security; understand the role of The United Nations and the Global Governance of Human Security; Identify and explain Race, Gender, Intersectionality and Identity in Human Security; Understand the importance of Peacebuilding, human rights, and human security; Grappling with Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention; Know the impact of Securitization, the Copenhagen School, and the Discursive Construction of Security 

This course includes the following lecture themes: This course has the following thematic areas to be considered: 1. Definition of Human Security 2. Origins and genealogy of human security 3. The United Nations and the Global Governance of Human Security 4. Race, Gender, Intersectionality and Identity in Human Security 5. Peacebuilding, human rights, and human security 6. Grappling with Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention 7. Securitization, the Copenhagen School, and the Discursive Construction of Security 

Methods of Instruction: 

  1. a) Lecture b) Tutorials 
  2. c) Assignment d) Term Paper and Seminar Presentation) 

Methods of Course Assessment: Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the university policy. The lecturer will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following: 

Criteria Marks Test 20 Assignments 10 Semester Examination 70 Total 100 

Pre-requisite courses: None 

Co-requisite course(s): None 

Recommended Reference Materials: Textbooks 1. UNDP (2019). Human Development Index. 2. Schirch, Lisa (Ed.). Handbook on Human Security: A Civil-Military- Police Curriculum. The Hague, The Netherlands: Alliance for Peacebuilding, GPPAC, Kroc Institute, March 2016. 3. UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Working with Men and Boy Survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Forced Displacement, July 2012. 4. GBV Area of Responsibility. 2010. Handbook for Coordinating Gender- 

based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings. 5, Norah Niland, Riccardo Polastro, Antonio Donini, and Amra Lee. Independent Whole of System Review of Protection in the Context of Humanitarian Action, (Norwegian Refugee Council on behalf of Inter- Agency Standing Committee Protection Cluster, 2015). 

Web http://www.refworld.org/docid/5006aa262.html http://www.globalprotectioncluster.org

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