Topic outline

  • General description

    This module deals with the international contemporary affairs and problems which threaten the international peace and security in the new world system. It analyzes these cases with particular reference to the Arab region and Middle East Affairs such as the Palestinian Case and Arab-Zionist conflict, the conflicts on resources of water and energy, the regional wars -ethnic and religious, the problems of boundaries, the phenomenon of transnational terrorism. The course includes also affairs of universal character such as armament course and the diffusion of weapons, food security, the unlawful immigration, the international and regional crisis and the mechanisms of settlement, the dialogue of civilizations, globalization, and the future of international community. It also contains particularly topical issues related to international humanitarian law as contemporary diplomacy or the role of non-governmental organizations in humanitarian action and the development of international humanitarian law