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DHP P253: Sustainable Development Diplomacy

Course Description

Sustainable development diplomacy course examines how to integrate economic, environmental and social equity goals in foreign policy-making. It discusses the emergence of sustainable development as a concept and international institutions and negotiation processes that facilitate its implementation. Focusing on climate, water and forest diplomacy, we address a range of themes including UN climate negotiations, climate finance, environmental refugees, public-private cooperation, and water governance. The course also analyzes China and BRICS-led approaches to sustainable development and their new banks. It offers insights from practice, trainings in mutual gains negotiations and complex UN multiparty negotiations. Students develop expertise in policy analysis and planning, strategic thinking and feedback management.

Course faculty: Mihaela Papa
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Faculty: Mihaela Papa
Room: Mugar 231
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SIS number: 24341

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: Mihaela Papa
Room: Mugar 231
Day(s): Monday
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details