Écoles, masters et doctorats / Schools, Masters and Doctorates / Enseignements / Teachings
This course will provide students with all the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to understand the speciﬁcity and philosophy of international mediation as an alternative tool to end violent conﬂicts. Required reading : Crocker, Chester A, Fen Osler Hampson, et Pamela R Aall. Leashing the Dogs of War : Conﬂict Management in a Divided World. Washington, D.C : United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007 ; Cheldelin, Sandra, Daniel Druckman, et Larissa Fast. Conﬂict : From Analysis to Intervention. New York : Continuum, 2008 ; Darby, John, et Roger Mac Ginty. Contemporary Peacemaking : Conﬂict, Peace Processes and Post-war Reconstruction. 2nd. ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2008 ; Ramsbotham, Oliver, Tom Woodhouse, et Hugh Miall. Contemporary Conﬂict Resolution : The Prevention, Management and Transformation of Deadly Conﬂicts. 2nd ed., Polity Press, 2005 ; Zartman, I.William. Peacemaking And International Conﬂict : Methods & Techniques. Revised edition. United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007.
to Carlyle-backed group for up to USD1 billion", "Nigeria charges Shell and ENI with corruption over oil licence", "Saudi Aramco plans 2018 IPO that would be the world's biggest share sale", "Iran picks 29 foreign companies to bid in oil and gas tender", "Australia curbs LNG exports amid domestic gas shortage", "UK budget opens review of North Sea tax rules", "Trump signs repeal of transparency rules for US oil companies", "ExxonMobil shareholders have ﬁled a class-action lawsuit against the company, alleging it misled its investors and the public by failing to disclose the risks posed to its business by climate change". The course will go through some of the legal issues that surround the oil and gas industry and how law and contracts need to take account of policy. We will cover issues such as M&A, joint ventures, negotiating with governments, ﬁnancing projects, arbitration, border disputes, corruption, human rights and environmental issues. Required reading : BP Energy Outlook 2017 ; World Bank Study : The Extractive Industries Sector : ESSENTIALS FOR ECONOMISTS, PUBLIC FINANCE PROFESSIONALS, AND POLICY MAKERS : https ://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/22541/ T h e 0 ex t r a c t ive 0 s 0 0 a n d 0 p o l i cy 0 m a k e r s . pdf ?sequence=1&isAllowed=y.
INTERNATIONAL OIL & GAS INDUSTRY, LEGAL AND POLICY ISSUES (THE)
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Opened to the exchange program
Teachers : Rebecca MAJOR (Avocat associé). Pedagogical Format : Seminar Course validation : -Three or 4 short research assignments over the life of the course : 25% ; - Class participation : 25% ; - Final take-home exam : 50%. Course Description : The oil and gas industry is faced today with a number of challenges : knowledge and wealth transfer in developing countries, how to deal with new technologies such as shale gas, geopolitical issues (US, Middle East and Iran/Saudi, China, Australia, Nigeria etc), shifts in supply and demand cycles, a drop in oil price, less investment in exploration, focus on renewables, focus on environmental and social issues etc. This is a really interesting area for lawyers. To cite some recent high proﬁle matters in the news : "Neptune snaps up Engie production assets for USD3.9 billion", "Shell ofﬂoads Gabon assets
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Arnault BARICHELLA (Doctorant), Wei-Ting CHAO (Teaching Assistant, Phd Student), Cornelia WOLL (Professor, Vice President for Studies and Academic Affairs, Sciences Po). Pedagogical Format : Lecture alone Course validation : There will be two requirements : a mid-term essay accounting for 40%, and an online ﬁnal exam (2 hours) accounting for 60% of the ﬁnal grade. Workload : Students are expected to do the weekly assigned required readings. They will allow preparing students for the class,