Disarmament: Towards Maintenance of International Peace and Security Online Course

When:
November 7, 2016 all-day
2016-11-07T00:00:00-06:00
2016-11-08T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
The University for Peace
online course
Cost:
various
Contact:
University for Peace
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Disarmament: Towards Maintenance of International Peace and Security Online Course

University for Peace.  
2 credits / 6 weeks weeks.
7 Nov 2016 – 16 Dec 2016.
Professor Miriam Estrada.

This course on Disarmament and Peace constitutes the first effort for approaching, in a comprehensive fashion, one of the most sensitive issues threatening the very existence of Humanity: the tangible danger of nuclear, biological, chemical and small or light weapons along with international conventions related to weapons of mass destructions, cluster Munitions and land mines, their relations with terrorism and the economic and social consequences of the arms race, as the resources devoted to huge arsenals, both– nuclear and conventional– restrict the amount of funds that can be devoted to science, education, environmental protection and development.

These subjects will be approached, essentially, from the role of that academia, human rights defenders and civil society must play for having a saying to  control the destruction of Humanity.

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