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1 To use media clips and the war in Darfur to understand the work of the United Nations in their attempt to gain peace.

2 Grade C All will be able to describe who the UN are and how and why they work for peace. Grade B Most will be able to explain the work of the UN in Darfur and how they work for world peace. Grade A/A* Some will be able to evaluate the UN's success in gaining peace in Darfur and the world as a whole. Grade C All will be able to describe who the UN are and how and why they work for peace. Grade B Most will be able to explain the work of the UN in Darfur and how they work for world peace. Grade A/A* Some will be able to evaluate the UN's success in gaining peace in Darfur and the world as a whole.

3 Who are we? UN Peacekeepers What are we doing? Peacekeepers monitor and observe peace processes in post-conflict areas and assist people who were fighting in implementing the peace agreements they may have signed. Why are we doing it? To help peace succeed. They give the UN an impartial unbiased view of what is going on.

4 Watch the following clip and answer the related questions on page 4 of your WORKBOOK

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6 Grade C All will be able to describe who the UN are and how and why they work for peace. Grade C All will be able to describe who the UN are and how and why they work for peace.

7 We have already looked at some of the reasons for the war in Darfur. Now we are going to look at how the UN responded to this conflict. TASK 1.Get into groups of 3 2.One member from each group will get a different information sheet. 3.Use this sheet to fill in ONE section of the worksheet on page 5 of your WORKBOOK. 4.The information sheets will then be collected in. 5.Use the other two people in your group to fill in the rest of your worksheet – TEACH EACH OTHER!!!

8 NEGOTIATIONS In 2004 the UN secretary general met with the Sudanese government - following the talks there was a joint agreement to stop the conflict. Since then various peace deals have been signed and then broken between the fighting groups. The UN continue to be successful in getting both sides to the negotiating table. NEGOTIATIONS In 2004 the UN secretary general met with the Sudanese government - following the talks there was a joint agreement to stop the conflict. Since then various peace deals have been signed and then broken between the fighting groups. The UN continue to be successful in getting both sides to the negotiating table. PEACEKEEPING FORCES After UN negotiations (and the threat of sanctions) with the Sudanese government, a small peacekeeping force (approx 300 troops) was allowed into Darfur in August 2004 In were in place. They have had some success in protecting civilians although they themselves have come under attack from both sides on several occasions. PEACEKEEPING FORCES After UN negotiations (and the threat of sanctions) with the Sudanese government, a small peacekeeping force (approx 300 troops) was allowed into Darfur in August 2004 In were in place. They have had some success in protecting civilians although they themselves have come under attack from both sides on several occasions. THREAT OF SANCTIONS On several occasions the UN has threatened sanctions (in particular to prevent Sudan trading oil) This has proved effective in winning several concessions from the Sudanese government. THREAT OF SANCTIONS On several occasions the UN has threatened sanctions (in particular to prevent Sudan trading oil) This has proved effective in winning several concessions from the Sudanese government.

9 Watch the following clip... EXPLAIN EXPLAIN 3 other things the UN does to work for world peace.

10 Grade B Most will be able to explain the work of the UN in Darfur. Grade B Most will be able to explain the work of the UN in Darfur.

11 Think about what you have learnt this lesson and watch the following clip carefully. Would you say the UN peacekeeping mission has been a success or a failure?

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16 Do we need the UN? Do they make things better or worse??

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18 Do you think the UN has helped world peace? Complete page 78 question 3 Swap with a partner and mark each others work in GREEN PEN The type of question (B) and the marks for the question (4) are in brackets at the side. Please comment – giving a POSITIVE and a TARGET

19 Grade A/A* Some will be able to evaluate the UN's success in gaining peace in Darfur and the world as a whole. Grade A/A* Some will be able to evaluate the UN's success in gaining peace in Darfur and the world as a whole.

20 Draw a pyramid in the back of your books and spit it into 3... What have you learnt today? What have you been reminded of today? Think of a question your would like answering.


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