Using mainly a problem – oriented Approach, the course seeks to expose students to the idea and phenomenon on International Organization; why they international organization has come about and why is such large numbers, and types today. Throughout ample use will be made of examples and lessons arising from some for some of the better known international organizations, such as The League of Nations, The UN, The OAU/AU, The EU etc.
The aim of the course unit is to;
- Equip students with intellectual knowledge and analyses of international organizations and the contribution of various international organizations, such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the IMF, and the African Union in development.
- Enable students use skills developed to serve in organizations of both regional and global levels
- Enable students analyze why some organisations have succeeded than others in transforming the character of international politics and people’s lives.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course, students will be able to;
- Have better appreciation of the critical contribution of the phenomenon of International Organization to the functioning of the international system, both globally and regionally.
- Appreciate the diverse ways in which international organization promote cooperation and development in the world.
- Acquire knowledge on operations of the global body
- Acquisition of intellectual tools and skills to participate in contemporary discourses / debates on development, many of which take place in the fora of international Organizations.