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University of Ottawa - Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

API-6337: Peace Operations and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

DescriptionThis course examines the theory and practice of peace-making, peacekeeping, and post-conflict reconstruction. Topics include the history and development of peace operations, strategies for conflict resolution, the role of NGOs in peacebuilding, post-conflict transitional justice, economic reconstruction, and the relationship between peacebuilding and counterinsurgency.

Faculty: Roland Paris

Source: Syllabus downloaded from on 19 January 2014. , on an intensive basis, through the month of May.  

Teaching Topics Addressed in this Course, Organized by Public Management Subject


Commentary by the Atlas editors: The class titles in the Syllabus suggest a number of the potential topics to be developed for the Atlas:

  • Peace Operations: Past and Present
  • Negotiating Peace in Civil Wars 
  • Partition and Power-Sharing as Peace-Making Strategies
  • Post-Conflict Elections and Democracy
  • NGO Roles in Peacebuilding 
  • "All Politics is Local"
  • Transitional Justice after Conflicts
  • "Securing Development" in Fragile States
  • Challenges of Coordination
  • Peacebuilding and Counterinsurgency
  • Evaluating Outcomes

Page created by: Ian Clark on 19 January 2014. The content presented on this page, except in the Commentary, is drawn directly from the source(s) cited above, and consists of direct quotations or close paraphrases.




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