International Organizations Seminar | L4703IO
This seminar covers law making in international organizations also known as intergovernmental organizations [IGOs or IOs]. An IGO is a more or less permanent institution created by a collection of states for the purpose of pursuing defined common ends. This includes multilateral institutions such as the United Nations, the World Bank and the IMF. It also refers to regional organizations such as the European Union, the Organization of American States and the African Union. The first part of the seminar consists of readings on international institutional law, multilateral treaty-making and institutionalized dispute settlement. The last part of the seminar consist of presentations by students on the topics of the research papers required for the course.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)