Sustainable Development Goal 16 is to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
The courses listed below contain content relative to the pursuit of this goal. Click through to read more about each course, and to be linked to the course page in the UTSC Calendar.
For more information on the Goal itself, visit https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdg16
This experiential learning course allows students to experience first hand the realities, challenges, and opportunities of working with development organizations in Africa.
This course explores the creation or invention of a Canadian national identity in literature, myth and symbolism, mass media, and political culture.
This course illustrates the environmental effects of urban expansion, changing methods of agriculture, industrialization, recreation, resource extraction, energy needs and the devastation of war.
This course is intended for students who would like to apply theoretical principles of environmental sustainability learned in other courses to real world problems.
Current national, regional and local problems will be discussed in class to help students critically analyze the roots of the problems and possible approaches to decision-making in a context of pluralism and complexity.
This advanced seminar course explores contemporary topics in global health governance as they are being discussed and debated by world leaders at key international summits, such as the World Health Summit.
This course examines how the global system is organized and how issues of international concern like conflict, human rights, the environment, trade, and finance are governed.
This course introduces students to the foundations of international law, its sources, its rationale, and challenges to its effectiveness and implementation.
This course examines the nature of attitudes, stereotypes and prejudice, including their development, persistence, and automaticity.
This course introduces debates and approaches to the intersection of disability with social determinants of gender, sexuality, class, race and ethnicity.
An advanced and in-depth examination of selected topics related to women and gender, equity, diversity and human rights in the context of local and global communities, and diaspora.