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MODEL UN I

Unit 1 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices UN 4 pdf.


Role of UN in International Community
The League of Nations
UN Takes Shape
Structure of the UN

Unit 2 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices UN 4 pdf.
Debating the UN Role
Security Council
Peacekeeping
Human Rights

Unit 3 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices CA 1a pdf.
Africa and the Imposition of Colonialism
Africa Before Colonializm
Europes Conquest of Africa
Africa Under Colonialism

Unit 4 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices CA 1a pdf.
African Resistance Grows
African Responses to Colonialism
The Tide Turns

Unit 5 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices GN 6a pdf.
Defining Genocide
WWII
The Genocide Convention
After the Cold War


Unit 6 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices 2a Human
Rights
Brief History of Human Rights
Early Developments in Human Rights
World War II
The Birth of the United Nations
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Cold War and Decolonization

Supplementary Materials (Choices.edu weblinks)
Amnesty International
Brookings Institution: Human Rights Page

Unit 7 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices 2a Human
Rights
Human Rights in Practice
The Role of National Governments
The United Nations
Other Promoters of Human Rights
Current Challenges
US Human Rights Policy

Supplementary Materials
Human Rights Watch (Choices.edu weblinks)
Donnely, Jack. International Human Rights (Boulder. Westview
Press, 2006). 272 pages

Unit 8 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices 5 pdf
Overview of US Foreign Aid
What is Foreign Aid?
Distributing Foreign Aid
Debates and Controversies
Supplementary Materials (Choices.edu weblinks)
IMF
United States Agency for International Development

Unit 9 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices EN 13a
pdf.
Global Environmental Problems
Climate Change and Ozone Depletion
Water Pollution
Deforestation
Biodiversity

Supplementary Materials
BBC: A Brief History of Climate Change in Weblinks
New York Times Articles - A Series: The Energy Challenge
Books
Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel; The Fates of Human Societies
(New York: W.W. Norton, 2005). 512 pages

Watson, Robert T., John A., Dixon, Steven P. Hamburg, Anthony C.
Janetos, and Richard H. Moss, Protecting Our Planet, Securing Our
Future: Linkages Among Global Environmental Issues and Human Needs
(United Nations Environment Program, U.S. National Aeronautics and
Space Administration, The World Bank, 1998). 95 pages.

Unit 10 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices EN 13a
pdf.
Environment and Economic Development
Global Population Growth
Energy Resources
Resource Consumption

Supplementary Materials
Carbon Footprint Calculator
EPA Global Warming Site

Unit 11 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices EN 13a pdf.
Environmental Issues on the International Agenda
The Environment on International Security
International Environmental Agreements
Determining U.S. Policy
Supplementary Materials
Energy Information Agency: Annual Energy Review

Unit 12 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices U3 6a pdf.
Considering the United States Changing role
Coming to grips with an Empire (American Imperialism)
Wold War I: Making the World Safe for Democracy
Post World War II: Confronting the Soviet Challenge
Changing World
Economy
Human Health and the Environment
International Relations
Culture and Values

Unit 13 (4-6 Weeks) Source Material: Choices U3 6a pdf.
Conflict and Military Security
After the Cold War
The Bush Doctrine
Three Issues:
Afghan War
Terrorism
Nuclear Proliferation