Study programme and level
|Lectures||Seminar||Tutorial||Druge oblike študija||Individual Work||ECTS|
Content (Syllabus outline)
This subject will present the essence of international conflicts, their formation and the causes for them; the means and ways to resolve them — from the negotiations to the International Court.
The subject will also present the international dispute resolutions with an emphasis on controversial issues of Slovenia with the neighbors (border issues, minority disputes, trade disputes, etc.) and disputes which were resolved either through international courts, arbitral tribunals or mediation.
The important topic will be the field of international mediation: from the traditional political, economic, contradictions stemming from history, etc. Because these are disputes between sovereign entities (countries) is resolving them specific and depends on the dispute resolution in the country.
Objectives and competences
be able to demonstrate the ability to think critically and reason effectively about settlement of international disputes
be able to to demonstrate competency in ethical decision making
Intended learning outcomes
- be familiar with ethical awareness and ethical decision-making framework in a »international conflict« analysis context.
- understand international concepts and relationships.
- be able to identify and evaluate ethical issues related to international conflicts
Learning and teaching methods
- frontal instructions
- work in small groups
- individual student work
- coversation, discussion, debate
- working with texts and sources
- case study
Written exam 80 %
Oral exam 20 %