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357 reviews

About the Course

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. The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about the United Nations system, assuming a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge, whilst also offering offering sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives that it will also be of interest to people with more expertise or academic familiarity with the topic as well. The main aim of the course is to provide this wide-ranging introduction in a self-contained, but in-depth form, alongside the important practical skills necessary to understand and discuss UN affairs, and potentially lay the groundwork for greater engagement in future – either in civil society or in further study....

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Jul 29, 2020

Really enjoyed the course. Some of the recommended reading was no longer accessible and the material was not up to date to 2020. However, it gave a good introduction to the UN and the issues involved.

Dec 6, 2018

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.

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By Tofail A

May 25, 2019

It is very helpful for all of us to know about the Global Diplomacy

By Yaroslava F

May 12, 2018

An excellent course which offers widening one's outlook on the UN.

By Suhaib N

Jun 21, 2020

Excellent course, learnt a lot from this course reading.Thank you

By Deleted A

Aug 10, 2019

Very interesting education and very clear meaningful information.

By Narek Y

Feb 9, 2020

This course helped me a lot to achieve my personal aspirations.

By Kathleen V

Sep 25, 2017

Great course, informative well-structure would highly recommend

By Elham A S

Sep 26, 2019

it was really a great & beneficial course, highly recommanded


Apr 17, 2021

Learnt a lot of things about the UN which I had o idea about

By Juan C R L

Jul 26, 2020

Es muy útil para forjar las bases sobre nuevos conocimientos

By Agil S

May 7, 2020

amazing course, very clear and simple explanation. thank you


Apr 22, 2021

This corse is a very good. I want to continue the studying.

By Christopher D P

Dec 21, 2019

Informative, interesting and presented at a wonderful pace.

By Benjamin S

Sep 5, 2019

Course is great but too much plagiarism by other students.

By Jem G

Nov 26, 2020

The course gave me new insights regarding how UN works.

By Sylwia P

Apr 26, 2020

Informative and engaging! Please fix some of the links.


Jul 30, 2017

Very interesting! It complemented my major course in IR

By Muhammed K O

May 25, 2021

I really enjoyed the course, it's a time well spent.


Jun 18, 2020

this lesson is very effective for develop my skill.


Nov 26, 2018

Very informative and brilliant in words and details

By Abdoul A N

Jun 1, 2020

Outstanding Course! Love the Peer Review Feedback!

By Samar A

Apr 27, 2020

Thank You SOAS London. Loved learning with you. :)

By smohammadreza h

Oct 5, 2019

it s very good course for me. thanks coursera.

By F A M

Aug 22, 2017

this was perfect information and useful thanks


Dec 25, 2020

Excellent course. It provided great insights.

By Deleted A

Aug 29, 2018

Excellent course! I really can recommend it!