Examine issues relating to conflict and human rights in a world where conflict resolution is ever evolving.
The international community has sought to prevent and end conflict while helping to build sustainable peace for several decades. Globally, there is a tendency towards adopting human right-based approaches to ending conflicts. In this program, you will explore the causes and consequences of the many armed conflicts that persist around the world. You will be challenged to reflect objectively on issues such as human rights, war, peace and international security.
Why choose the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
The School offers the only program in Canada that combines the study of conflict and human rights. Our location in the nation’s capital and the expertise of our researchers and professors, provides you with the opportunity to meet guests and keynote speakers from government and from around the world.
Part of your learning experience
You are offered fantastic experiential learning opportunities through field research courses, international internships, student exchanges and practical projects.