This week, the topic of this discussion board is to examine the role intergovernmental organizations (IGO’s), more casually known as international organizations, play on the global stage.
International organizations provide an invaluable avenue by which countries can come together and attempt to reach common ground on a variety of disputes. In addition,the role intergovernmental organizations are used by the global community to coordinate a myriad of programs and efforts associated with addressing challenges, such as disaster relief, peacekeeping, and global epidemics (for example, the present coronavirus epidemic).
emember to use at least one outside resource (besides your textbook) to help construct your initial post.
By the end of the week, you should be able to understand and apply the following course outcome:
“Describe the impact of foreign affairs and international relations on a nation.”
Please view the following video on the European Union. A link is located below:
The European Union Explained* (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Initial Post Instructions
Pick one international organization (UN, EU, ICC, etc.). Explain its mission and function. Assess how issues of state sovereignty are dealt with for member countries. Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.
Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Minimum of 1 scholarly source, which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your additional scholarly research.
· Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
· Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)
· APA format for in-text citations and list of references