This is a module which will focus on multilateral aspects of negotiation skills. There will be a particular focus on this topic with reference to the European Union.

Mediation and Negotiation

8 hours

The process that led to the establishment of the European Union.

Analysis of the dynamics and process of the evolving European integration.

Basic principles, institutional structure, negotiation techniques.

New challenges facing the European Union.

The birth and the evolution of the United Nations. The UN structure.

Negotiation and decision-making in the different UN organs in particular Security Council and the General Assembly.

Strategies and tactics of negotiation in the EU and in the UN: differences and similarities.