|Core Module C1140||International Cooperation and Development|
|Credit Points||5 ECTS|
|Term||Summer (as of 2019 summer term)|
|Module Coordination||Prof. Dr. Johannes Hamhaber|
|Lecturers||Prof. Dr. Kirk Junker, Dr. Mahsa Motlagh|
|Workload (h)||45 Attendance||105 Self-Study|
|Intended Learning Outcome||Upon completion of the module, the students shall be able to
in order to position themselves as future change agents in such a conceptual and institutional framework.
The module introduces students to the basic theory, institutional architecture, and practice of international development and global cooperation. An applied approach to some of the core challenges od ‘development’ and selcted particular problems helps to broaden and deepen the students’ understanding of international development institutions, policies, and actors from a critical, reflexive and interdisciplinary perspective. Therefore, participants are provided with the fundamental knowledge and relevant concepts regarding legal economic and political aspects of international cooperation, principles of development economics and regional development models, concepts of evaluating international relations and the principles of international law, illustrated with the field of environmental law. Through field trips and invitations, some actors from international cooperation are contacted and introduced more deeply to foster a policy-science dialogue.
Regional Development and history of development paradigms
Institutions and the Architecture of Global Regimes, Global System Governance
International Law and International Environmental Law
A global transdisciplinary vision for the future, system transitions theory
|Teaching Method||Lectures, Classroom dialogue, Guided group work,
Visits to International Organizations, Self-study
|Assesment Method||70% Written Exam, 30% Short Assignment|
International Cooperation and Development
Alonso, J. A. and Glennie, J. 2016: What is development cooperation.
Bartenev, V. and Glazunova, E. 2013: International Development Cooperation. The World Bank, Moscow. http://www.imepi-eurasia.ru/baner/International%20development%20cooperation.pdf
Boussichas, M. and Guillaumont, P. 2015: Financing Sustainable Development – Addressing Vulnerabilities. Paris: Economica. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD): http://www.oecd.org/dac/development-cooperation-report-20747721.html
Chant, S. and McIlwaine, C. 2009: Geographies of development in the 21st Century. An Introduction to the Global South. Elgar.
Development Cooperation Forum, Policy Briefs, February 2015, 1. http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/newfunct/pdf15/2016_dcf_policy_brief_no.1.pdf
Development Cooperation Forum 2016: New forms of cooperation and increased coherence to implement the SDGs. – In: Development Cooperation Forum Policy Briefs, March 2016, No. 15. https://www.un.org/ecosoc/sites/www.un.org.ecosoc/files/publication/dcf-policy-brief-15.pdf
European Union (EU) n.d.: https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/annual-reports_en
OECD 2017: Development Co-operation Report 2017: Data for Development, OECD Publishing, Paris, 2017. http://www.oecd.org/dac/development-cooperation-report-20747721.htm
Potter, R.B., Binns, T. et al. 2008/2017: Geographies of Development – An introduction to development studies. Routledge.
Smith, S. C. and Todaro, M. P. 2012: Economic Development, 11th edition, New York. http://eco.eco.basu.ac.ir/BasuContentFiles/57/57304a77-1269-4081-bd5b-4c66b84b06a4.pdf
United Nations (UN) n.d.: https://developmentfinance.un.org/
International Environmental Law:
Birnie, P. and Boyle, A. 2009: International Law & the Environment. 3rd ed. Oxford.
Buergenthal, T. and Murphy, S. 2002: Public International Law in a Nutshell. West
Guruswamy, L. 2012: International Environmental Law in a Nutshell, 4th ed, West
Hobe, L. 2002: The Era of Globalisation as Challenge to International Law. 40 Duq Law Rev 4
Junker, K.W. 2006: Ethical Emissions Trading and the Law. 13 University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law 149.
Mickelson, K. 2000: South, North, International Environmental Law and International Environmental Lawyers. Yearbook of Int. Env. Law, Vol. II, 52 – 92; Oxford Univ. Press
Sands, P. and Peel, J. 2012: Principles of International Environmental Law. Cambridge.
UN Environment Program 2005: Handbook of Environmental Law. http://wedocs.unep.org/handle/20.500.11822/8606
UN Treaty Reference Guide n.d.: http://untreaty.un.org/English/guide.asp
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