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International Partnership Course

Defining the Roles International Partnerships Serve in Sustainable Development in Developing Nations

Course Overview

The main research field for this course is international partnerships with and in developing nations. The research fields include those concerned with the formulation of detailed theories for development economics, international relations, and international law, as well as those in which theorization based on analyses of the status of capacity building, human security, infrastructure, education, gender, disputes, the environment, resource management, and social businesses in developing nations is carried out. The objective for both is to delineate the roles international partnerships might play in efforts to achieve sustainable development in emergent nations.

The course is for students who already work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, development assistance organizations, international agencies, or NGOs, as well as those with volunteer experience at the Japan International Cooperation Agency that wish to remain involved in international assistance. It is also appropriate for anyone who hopes to do business in developing countries.

The objective for students is not only to learn about theories related to international relations and partnerships, but also to acquire an awareness of the various problems that occur in developing nations and in international partnerships and the skills to devise practical schemes to deal with them.

Subject Categories

Basic and specialized subjects related to international development

introduction to development economics, development economics research, international development policy research, social entrepreneurship theory, etc.

Basic and specialized subjects related to international environmental cooperation

international environmental law, international environmental cooperation theory, social development theory, international cooperation field studies, global environmental policy theory, sociology of international environmental policy, global environmental ecology, etc.

Subjects to provide basic expertise for course research

international NGO and NPO theory, cultural anthropology research, international agency theory, theoretical international political research, diplomatic policy theory, etc.

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