Committees


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Topic A: The Rohingya genocide in Myanmar

Topic B: The political crisis in Venezuela

President: Harry Forbes

Vice-President: Wiktor Babiński

Language: English

Security Council

The United Nations Security Council is one of the principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the United Nations Charter, the People’s Republic of China, French Fifth Republic, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America shall be permanent members of the Security Council.

The Security Council’s five permanent members have the power to veto any substantive resolution. The Security Council also has 10 non-permanent members, elected on a regional basis to serve two-year terms.

All Member States shall comply with the Security Council decisions. The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of a settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.

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Topic A: Combating human trafficking

Topic B: Diminishing inequality gap through Industry 4.0

President: Kevin Lechner

Vice-President: Krzysztof Kuboń

Language: English

Economic and Social Council

The United Nations Economic and Social Council is one of the principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions, and five regional commissions.

The ECOSOC has 54 Member States and serves as the central platform for discussing international economic and social issues, and formulating policy recommendations addressed to member states and the United Nations system.

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Topic A: Violence Against LGBTQ People

Topic B: Realization of the right to self-determination by the Kurdish people

President: Nadya Pahava

Vice-President: Anna Kvashuk

Language: Ukrainian

Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 Member States, responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world.

The UNHRC addresses human rights-related situations in all UN Member States. The Council also addresses important human rights issues such as freedom of association and assembly, freedom of expression, freedom of belief and religion, women’s rights, LGBT rights, and the rights of racial or ethnic minorities.

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Topic A: Nuclear Disarmament as means of conflict prevention

Topic B: Catalonia Crisis as a threat to the unity of Spain and EU

President: Klaudjo Marena

Vice President: Szymon Skalski

Language: English

Special Crisis Committee

The Special Crisis Committee is a small body that brings together to deal with any emergency situation. It has no more than 20 delegates and works on handle short-term issues like wars, revolutions, economic collapse, and so on.

The main feature of the committee work is its dynamic style. When the body passes a directive (a resolution for Crisis Committees), its effects and results are brought to the body in news articles and speakers. In other words, the topics will continue to change and evolve based on the actions the body does (or does not) take.

A delegate can do anything if a state could do it in any possible way.