Frontal lectures, students' presentations, simulations, seminars given by external lecturers.
The module provides to postgraduate students a set of highly professional and advanced abilities to analyze the different typologies of civil society organizations, their identities and tools, the participation procedures used to access international and regional organizations.
Sample reading list:
Cakmat C. (2008), Civil society actors in International law and world politics: definition, conceptual framework, problems, http://www.globalpolicy.org/ngos/intro/growing/2008/01civilintlaw.pdf
Carothers T. (2000), ‘Civil society’, Foreign policy, vol. 117, pp. 18-29.
Clark A. (1995), ‘Non-governmental organizations and their influence on international society’, Journal of international affairs, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 507-525.
Galtung J. (1987), ‘A New Era for Nongovernmental Organizations in the UN?’, Transnational Associations, no. 3, pp. 183-186.
Irrera D. (2010), NGO's roles in the Humanitarian Interventions and Pace Support Operations in Multilateral security and ESDP operations, Fulvio Attinà and Daniela Irrera (eds.), Ashgate, London, 2010.