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Credit Units: 2
Awosusi, E.O. (B.A, M.A) Email Id:, College of Arts, Law and Management Sciences Department of Peace and Conflict Resolution

Course description:

Objectives The role of non-state actors in international affairs is becoming increasingly important, especially in terms of conflict. This course however examines the roles, dynamics and challenges of the non-state actors NSAs) such as International Organisations (IOs), non-governmental Organisations (NGOs), religious leaders and/or communities, business Organisations and groups actually in conflict Resolutions. Learning objectives 

This course consists of a combination of lectures, seminars, and group discussions. By the end of the course, the student is expected to: 

➢ List and discuss different types of non-state actors involve in conflict resolution ➢ understand the operational strategies of Non-States Actors in conflict Resolutions ➢ analyze and discuss challenges of Non-State Actors in conflict Resolutions 

Course Content The topics are structured in the expected order of consideration, but be advised that the study of each topic will cover several classes. Readings are assigned for each topic, and students are strongly encouraged to prepare properly for each class by reading the course materials indicated by the lecturer. The outlines are: The changing nature of conflict in the contemporary world and the essence of Non-state actors; meaning of Non-State Actors ; Nature and types of Non-State Actors; Examples of Non-State Actors; Different operational Strategies; International law and Non-State actors in Conflict Resolution; Challenges of Non-State Actors in conflict Resolution

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