Committees and Topics

GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC):
Topic A: Piracy in International Waters
Topic B: Technological Terrorism

Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM):
Topic A: Education for Refugee Populations
Topic B: Illicit Organ Trade

Special, Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL):
Topic A: The Golan Heights
Topic B: Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

SPECIALIZED AGENCIES and REGIONAL BODIES:

African Union (AU): 
Topic A: Brain Drain
Topic B: Energy Infrastructure
Only the members of the AU will participate in this committee.

Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC):
Topic A: Combating Islamophobia
Topic B: Media Information and Literacy

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) was created in 2005 and is tasked with reducing tensions between different cultural and religious groups. The Committee explores the polarization of immigrant and refugee populations, trying to assess how tensions arose and what measures can be taken to improve cross-cultural dialogue. Most importantly, the committee seeks to reduce the conflicts in the world by promoting a more tolerant and peaceful global culture. The UNAOC has highlighted several methods for developing more tolerant societies including engaging youth, improving immigrant experiences, and reducing hate speech in the media.

Bandung Conference of 1955:
Topic: Solidarity Against Colonialism and Neo-Imperialism
Only the 29 members of the conference will participate in this committee.

UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF):
Topic A: Adolescent Development
Topic B: Educational Innovations

Commission for Social Development (CSocD):
Topic A: Social Inclusion
Topic B: Poverty Eradication

Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD):
Topic A: The Digital Divide
Topic B: Global Food Security

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW):
Topic A: Empowerment of Women in Rural Areas
Topic B: Access to Public Services and Social Protection Systems

Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC):
Topic A: Addressing Corruption
Topic B: Drug Trafficking
Only the members of CELAC will participate in this committee.

UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP):
Topic A: Informal Economies
Topic B: Sustainable Urban Development
Only the members of ESCAP will participate in this committee.

UN Environment Programme (UNEP): 
Topic A: Global Water Quality
Topic B: Resource Conservation and Urban Planning

UN Office on Drugs and Crime  (UNODC):
Topic A: HIV/AIDS Among Drug Users
Topic B: Fraudulent Medicines

World Health Organization (WHO):
Topic A: Improving Healthcare in Conflict Zones
Topic B: Genetic Testing

ADVANCED COMMITTEES:

1946 International Military Tribunal for the Far East:
Tokyo Trials

International Intelligence Summit:
Cyberdefense of Critical Infrastructure

Joint Crisis Committee: Iranian Supreme National Security Council:
Yemeni Civil War

Joint Crisis Committee: Saudi Arabian Council for Political and Security Affairs:
Yemeni Civil War

Philippine Cabinet:
Reclaiming Philippine Nationalism

Russian Cabinet:
Russian Superpower Status

UN Security Council:
South China Sea