The course will examine the central issues of global governance today. In particular, the issues of the protection of environment and global warming, global security, global financial and trade regulation, humanitarian and developmental aid. The role and impact of the major international organizations such as the UN, IMF, World Bank, WTO will be examined in this context. Emphasis will be placed on examining negotiation skills, the role of negotiators and representation, and Macao as a bridge between China and Europe. In addition, the impact of regional organizations such as the EU and ASEAN will be discussed. The challenges and opportunities that face these international organizations in the continuing globalization of politics and economy will also be addressed.

Pre-requisite: None