INTERNATIONAL FIELD RESEARCH SPRING BREAK 2014
Students will travel to Belgium and Paris for an "Alternative" Spring Break to study International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs). Participating students will sign up for PLS 499 "International NGOs" for the Winter Quarter 2014. This course is a prerequisite for the Spring Break trip. Students that go on the trip will have the opportunity to sign up for a 4-unit independent research course during the Spring Quarter:
CLS 362. Honors students will sign up for PLS 499-H.
PLS 499 Course Description
This course will examine the missions of international NGOs such as Doctors Without Borders, The Red Cross, The Salvation Army, World Vision, Habitat for Humanity, CARE, and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It will deconstruct how thee NGOs respond to international crisis events. This course will also examine celebrities and their causes.
Open to all Majors: 25-student limit for Belgium/Paris trip. Primarily on a first come first served basis: based on the submission of applications and trip deposit. However, the faculty coordinator will reserve the right to be selective about which students will go on this trip.
*The International Red Cross in Brussels
*The International Red Cross in Paris
*The Salvation Army in Belgium
*CARE International Belgium
*World Vision Brussels
*NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
*UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) (Paris)
*UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)
*The World Health Organization
*The World Bank
*The African Union
February 7--Airfare Payment Due: $1,296.37
March 3--Payment due to Int'l Center: $1,022.00
For more information contact:
Professor Renford Reese, email@example.com
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