Good Governance after Conflict: Micro-Course
The aim of this micro-course is to provide participants with a quick overview of the challenges and opportunities in achieving good governance within the complex context of conflict affected societies.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify key dimensions of governance.
- Describe the types of corruption and the challenges that arise from each.
- Explain the interrelationship between rule of law, democracy, human rights and governance.
- Discuss the role of civil society in transition environments.
Section 1 - Introduction
Introduces the importance of governance through real-world stories and asks the learner to reflect on their prior knowledge.
Section 2 - Pillars
Looks at the main concepts that shape how good governance is understood to provide a holistic perspective.
Section 3 - Tools
Introduces the primary tools and approaches to good governance, paying special attention to the variety of approaches to governance that can be applied in post-conflict environments.
Section 4 - Application
Explores how the key themes of this course apply to real-life cases by examining democratic transitions and the four steps to sustainable governance.
Section 5 - Conclusion
Provides a space for self-reflection and tests retention while earning a certificate.
- Debra Liang-Fenton, Consultant and former Senior Program Officer, U.S. Institute of Peace