Basic
I.
When your class read about the war damage in Kosovo, you decided to do something about it now that the bombing is over and the area is mending. The conflict has resulted in hundreds of children left as homeless orphans. Your class has decided to do its part in helping by lending assistance to an international organization concerned with this large number of orphans. Because you have access to technology, the relief organization wants you to investigate the Kosovo region for a good place to put a resident school.

The school must be large enough so that 150 students can live there and attend classes. This school will be their home for the foreseeable future. It is anticipated that the students will range in age from 5 to 16.

Building materials are in tight supply, so your plan must include a proposed site for the new school, plus a plan to get the building materials to the new school's site.

II. Now that the conflict in Kosovo is over, there is uneasiness among the ethnic factions in the region. The uneasiness is accented by the large number of displaced people, the burned buildings, and a need to heal the wounds of war. People who once lived, worked, and played together now look at one another with distrust, fear, and sometimes hatred.

Your group, the Students For World Harmony (SFWH), has decided to do its part in restoring Kosovo to peaceful living conditions. Your group has been asked to create a summer camp for students from the warring factions. Your goal is to have them understand one another as individuals, not as members of the "other" group. You also want the students to promote harmony in the region and to assist in rebuilding of this war-torn area.

III. Determined to contribute to a better world, your group of students has joined the One World Movement (OWM). The OWM's mission is to contribute to world peace and harmony, and avoid open conflict and turmoil such as that witnessed in the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo.

Frustrated with the acts of violence, displaced people, and destruction, some Kosovars have asked: "Why can't we start a new model city?" One World Movement (OWM) has been tasked with developing a plan to start a new city capable of supporting 5,000 people in Kosovo. Your task is to recommend where this city might be located, how it should be named, and what type of government it should have. Consideration of the city's name, type of employment for its residents, and ethnic diversity are important.

Advanced
Determined to contribute to a better world, your group of students has joined the One World Movement (OWM). The OWM's mission is to contribute to world peace and harmony, avoiding open conflict and turmoil such as that witnessed in the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo. OWM has volunteered to become an active participant in the peace process by assisting in the reconstitution of Kosovo.

Somewhat strained by the enormity of the damage caused by the war, regional and international agencies are recruiting assistance in reconstructing Kosovo. OWM wants to contribute to the effort through the development of a plan for rebuilding Kosovo. OWM has been notified that in order to participate, its volunteers must demonstrate a firm understanding of the situation in Kosovo. Understanding is demonstrated through the submission of a plan that includes an analysis of the historical events that led to the conflict and understanding of the social, political, cultural, and economic issues in the region. The plan must then recommend courses of action that will provide for health and vitality of people living in the area.

Courses of action for Kosovo must account for the strained relations between ethnic populations, and needs for local government, jobs, health, and safety. Your courses of action could consider economic expansion in the area through the introduction of new businesses or through foreign investment.


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