F&ES 851a,b / 2013-2014

Environmental Diplomacy Practicum

Credits: 3 per term
Fall 2013: Th, 9:00-11:50, Kroon 321
Spring 2014: Th, 9:00-11:50, Kroon G01
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This course aims to provide experiential learning of environmental and sustainable development issues as perceived by States through the United Nations and its negotiation bodies. Students will have opportunities to attend UN meetings in NY, and to interview experts and diplomats working in the field. Core topics will include the post-2015 Development Agenda, sustainable development and carbon emissions as commodities to generate capitals for adaptation and mitigation. A five-page reflection paper is required at the end of term.     


Enrollment requires application, interview, and approval of Professor Lee.
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