Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetussuunnitelma 2013–2014
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MAKE0326 Introduction to United Nations (UniPID virtual studies) 5 op
Organised by
Development Studies
Person in charge
Mikko Joronen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2013–2014 X X

Learning outcomes

1. to become conversant with the history and organization of the UN, 2. to acquire the basic knowledge about the UN agencies and their activities, 3. to become familiar with the current discussion of UN Reform.


The course gives an overall picture of the United Nations organization and functions. During this course, students will develop an understanding of the history, financing and membership of the UN as well as the structure of the UN System, including the principal UN bodies and affiliated agencies. Students will also explore the main activities of the UN in its five primary thematic fields: International Peace and Security, Economic and Social Development, Human Rights, Humanitarian Action, and International Law. Finally, students will also examine the UN Reform process, and critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the UN system.

Teaching methods

Independent virtual study by using given readings and internet-based material links, discussions, short assignments quizzes and essays.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Participation in online teaching


Numeric 0-5.

Further information


Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Development Studies