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United Nations Environmental Diplomacy Practicum

(Law 602A/602B)

4 credit hours (2 clinical and 2 academic), Fall or Spring

In this course, students study the decision-making process and negotiation of environmental treaties in the United Nations (UN) system. Students in the Diplomacy Practicum provide assistance to UN national Missions by attending meetings on behalf of the Missions and by preparing memoranda and/or research papers on a range of issues such as climate change, renewable energy, fisheries protection, and forest management. Students meet weekly at Pace Law School in a two credit seminar and then spend two days per week working at UN Missions.