Chairs: Olwen Brown, Ava Au Yeung
Topic 1: The Situation of the Somali Civil War
Topic 2: The Issue of Arms Trafficking in the Americas
The Security Council is the UN body responsible for the maintenance and restoration of international peace and security, as well as the reconciliation of friendly relations between nations. It is made up of 15 members, 5 of which are permanent, and has the power to intervene in the case that international peace has been broken.
Chairs: Belle Tse, Ka Ho Cheung
Topic 1: Establishing a framework for future UN peacekeeping operations
Topic 2: Addressing the status of the Falkland Islands
The Special Political and Decolonization Committee addresses a wide range of political issues surrounding decolonization, the reviewing of current and future UN peacekeeping efforts, and peaceful uses of information and outer space.
Chairs: Yoyo Ngai, Maximus Han
Topic 1: Discussing the future of the NATO Nuclear Deterrent
Topic 2: Addressing the security issues arising from NATO’s withdrawal from Afghanistan
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 member states. Established in the aftermath of WWII, NATO is characterised by its collective security system in which member states agree to defend one another in the case of an attack by a third party.
Chairs: Juliette Deiss, Jasper Wong
Topic 1: Addressing the practices of the Kafala System in the Gulf States
Topic 2: Addressing the use of reparations as a means of reconciliation for marginalised and indigenous communities
The Human Rights Council endeavours to protect, promote, and ensure the human rights that every human being is equally entitled to. The council is responsible for the investigation of allegations of human rights violations in individual UN Member States, as well as the addressing of thematic and systematic breaches of human rights around the globe.
Chairs: Marie Nguyet Cam Jade Tissier, Kelina Li
Topic 1: Ensuring global access to reproductive education and healthcare
Topic 2: Discussing the implementation of homicide crime reduction policies
The Economic and Social Council, as its name suggests, is responsible for coordinating the economic and social work under all bodies and organisations associated with the United Nations. Its primary objective is to foster international cooperation for social and economic development on both a local and global scale.