The course offers a well-researched and broad-ranging primer to the United Nations system. Consisting of an introduction to the complex UN family and its history, and a series of ‘snapshots’ of key UN functions, which are used to explore important UN themes and help learners develop important analysis, communication, and policy-based skills.
Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World
About this Course
Learner Career Outcomes
Approx. 11 hours to complete
Learner Career Outcomes
Approx. 11 hours to complete
University of London
The University of London is a federal University which includes 18 world leading Colleges. Our distance learning programmes were founded in 1858 and have enriched the lives of thousands of students, delivering high quality University of London degrees wherever our students are across the globe. Our alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners. Today, we are a global leader in distance and flexible study, offering degree programmes to over 50,000 students in over 180 countries. To find out more about studying for one of our degrees where you are, visit www.london.ac.uk
SOAS University of London
SOAS is the world’s leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and offers a truly global perspective. With its vast repository of knowledge and expertise on our specialist regions, SOAS is uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of our world.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM GLOBAL DIPLOMACY: THE UNITED NATIONS IN THE WORLD
It was very interesting to get to know better about the UN structure and concepts, and it helped me a lot to get my first opportunity in an UN mission! Starting a new career. Thank you so much.
Thank you for offering this course, it has giving me the structural, academic knowledge and motivation beyond my expectations. It was an honor and a privilege.Respectfully,Guillermo Pimentel
It is terrifically impressive course as I am Volunteering in UN since 2014 , I have been looking such kind of Course .\n\nThanks again professors and SUAS team for giving this opportunity
I very much enjoyed the course and learned a lot from it. I thought the mixture of different media (videos, readings, etc) was good and the level of work required was well-judged. Thanks.
A great informative course about the United Nations, its composition and different activities the organization is engaged with. Really good interview videos and great reading materials.
Thank you Dr. Dan with your entire team for making the world come to me and me go to them through this platform. it is an amazing course and I look forward to doing even more courses.
The course gives you a broad understanding of the international relations and functioning of the UN system. Its syllabus is well crafted to stimulate learning and research. Thanks.
Great course with important material about UN given straight to the point, readings may be outdated and too much for each week but that's compensated by useful video lectures.
A well structured course that enabled me to gain more insight of the United Nations through the relevant training content (videos and reading material) and peer reviews.
I have enjoyed and learnt a lot with this course. This course give me the opportunity to reflect on the positive and negative contributions of the UN in the humanity.
Very interesting, it provided helpful material and different criteria from many experts in the subject, I enjoyed the course and would definitely recommend it.
very great study and set of guidance set by the tutor governign the current situation and as well as setting up a powerful fundamentals of the subject.
The course is informative and contains so much to learn of-course. However, I find lack of recent events/developments which have taken place overtime.
This was great course with a thorough overview of the UN. It gave me a clear understanding of the organisation and its place globally. Thank you.
It enlightens and very easy to operate ,i was actually scared to do a course online but this is a perfect way to learn • Thanks to coursera
A very good and properly paced course, providing the knowledge on how the UN works, alone with a focus on the challenges it's facing now.
Really interesting content and lots of resources to go through at your own pace. The discussion aspect could have been promoted more.
Such a nice course for those who wants to know about the one and only multilateral organization and its functions around the world.
It is such a good course in which learners can actually gain more understanding on the United Nations. I love Coursera course.
A comprehensive course that allowed me to update and enhance my knowledge of the structure and working of the United Nations.
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