You are required to write a research essay on the following topic: 1) What are the strengths and weaknesses of the United Nations Genocide Convention? Word limit: 2,500 words Due Date: 9th May 2014 Marking criteria: Comprehension of Unit Material: The use of facts is accurate and relevant to theories that are examined. An understanding of the weekly-required readings is evident. Research: A sufficient amount of sources has been employed that combines journal articles, books and web based resources. Critical Analysis: The essay provides a coherent and comprehensive argument that is supported by relevant evidence. The essay critically analyses the evidence at hand and carefully articulates a convincing viewpoint. The essay is clearly structured with lucid writing and proper referencing (including bibliography).