POLI202 – International Organizations & Corporate Governance

This course is designed to explore non-governmental, inter-governmental and financial institutions and select foundations such as the World Bank, the World Trade Organization, OPEC, and the Asia Development Bank. It will emphasize, in particular, their raison-d’etre, and the key challenges they face. Particular emphasis would be placed on their alliances such as NAFTA, MERCOSUR, and the EU.

This course provides a comprehensive guide to the world body’s institutions, procedures, policies, specialized agencies, historic personalities, initiatives, and involvement in world affairs. It presents the UN in its evolving role in this new era since the Cold War and shows its responsibilities for meeting challenges to the global community.

The course also studies corporate Governance and provides the structure through which corporations set and pursue their objectives, while reflecting the context of the social, regulatory and market environment.

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