240086 SE VM7 / VM8 - The Intersection of Gender, Human Rights and SDGs in the Work of the UN (2020S)
- Registration is open from Th 20.02.2020 10:00 to Tu 03.03.2020 09:00
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
The students will be graded based on the following criteria
• Active participation in discussions during the course;
• Reading of literature that is uploaded on Moodle; abstracts (300 words) to be submitted before each class;
• Final paper (7000 words) to be submitted on a date that is agreed upon in class (generally end of the semester)
Paper is graded on basis of content (25%), coherence (25%), clarity (25%) and critical thinking (25%)
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
United Nations, ‘Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women New York, 18 December 1979. (https://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CEDAW.aspx)
Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, The Fourth World Conference on Women (https://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing/pdf/BDPfA%20E.pdf)
United Nations Declaration on Human Rights (https://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/index.html)
Sustainable Development Goals (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300)
This is a suggested reading list:
Archibong, E.P., Bassey, G.E. and Nwagbara, E.N., 2018. Gender mainstreaming and attainment of sustainable development goals: does Nigeria have the political will to successfully work the talk?. Global Journal of Social Sciences, 17(1), pp.21-29.
Baines, D., 2010. Gender mainstreaming in a development project: intersectionality in a post‐colonial un‐doing?. Gender, Work & Organization, 17(2), pp.119-149.
Bhattacharya, D., & Ali, M. A. (2014). The SDGs–What are the “Means of Implementation”?. Future United Nations Development System.
Breuer, Anita, Julia Leininger, and Jale Tosun. Integrated policymaking: Choosing an institutional design for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). No. 14/2019. 2019.
Brolan, C. E. (2016). A word of caution: human rights, disability, and implementation of the post-2015 sustainable development goals. Laws, 5(2), 22.
Chen, M.A., Vanek, J. and Carr, M., 2004. Mainstreaming informal employment and gender in poverty reduction: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders. Commonwealth Secretariat.
Darrow, Mac, and Louise Arbour. "The pillar of glass: human rights in the development operations of the United Nations." American journal of international law (2009): 446-501.
Ghanem, C.Y., 2019. Integrating Muslim Migrants with a Gender Perspective? An Analysis of Integration Policies in the City of Brussels. Peace Human Rights Governance, 3(1).
Glasbergen, P., Biermann, F., & Mol, A. P. (Eds.). (2007). Partnerships, governance and sustainable development: Reflections on theory and practice. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Jenichen, A., Joachim, J. and Schneiker, A., 2018. Explaining variation in the implementation of global norms: Gender mainstreaming of security in the OSCE and the EU. International Political Science Review, p.0192512118787429.
Landaluze, I.Z., 2018. Gender mainstreaming in UN peacekeeping: impacts and challenges of gender in international peace and security policies. In Peacekeeping: global perspectives, challenges and impacts (pp. 417-440). Nova Science Publishers.
Le Blanc, D. (2015). Towards integration at last? The sustainable development goals as a network of targets. Sustainable Development, 23(3), 176-187.
Palermo, F., 2018. An analysis of gender mainstreaming strategies for the Rohingya Refugee Crisis in the Cox Bazar, Bangladesh.
Prügl, E., 2009. Does gender mainstreaming work? Feminist engagements with the German agricultural state. International Feminist Journal of Politics, 11(2), pp.174-195.
Schröder, Ilse, Erik Mooij de Jonge, and Frank Evers. "Global challenges, local impact." 5th CARPE Conference. HORIZON EUROPE AND BEYOND. 2019.
Stevens, Casey, and Norichika Kanie. "The transformative potential of the sustainable development goals (SDGs)." (2016): 393-396.
Terretta, Meredith. "" We Had Been Fooled into Thinking that the UN Watches over the Entire World": Human Rights, UN Trust Territories, and Africa's Decolonization." Human Rights Quarterly 34, no. 2 (2012): 329-360.