COMMITTEES

Below are all of the committees that will be present for this CMMUN. Each committee has different areas of focus, all related to current real-world issues. In your given committee, you will focus on one or two topics. As a delegate of a country you will attempt to solve the issue on behalf of your country's foreign policy, whilst debating diplomatically to find the most effective and realistic resolution.

Security Council (UNSC)

The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations charged with the upholding of international peace and security. It is also in charge of accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to the UN Charter. It deals with the world's main security issues.

Economic & Social Council (ECO-SOC)

The United Nations Economic and Social Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic and social fields of the organisation, specifically in regards to the 15 specialised agencies, the eight functional commissions and the five regional commissions under its jurisdiction.

Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)

The Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) considers a broad range of issues covering a cluster of five decolonization-related agenda items, the effects of atomic radiation, questions relating to information, a comprehensive review of the question of peacekeeping operations as well as a review of special political missions of the UN.

Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an intergovernmental body within the United Nations responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. 

UN Environment Committee

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Environment is a program of the United Nations that coordinates the organization's environmental activities and assists developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) in June 1972 and has overall responsibility for environmental problems among United Nations agencies​

UN Environment has aided in the formulation of guidelines and treaties on issues such as the international trade in potentially harmful chemicals, transboundary air pollution, and contamination of international waterways. Relevant documents, including scientific papers, are available via the UNEP Document Repository.

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