Conference Details

Committees and Topics 

AUSMUN 2020

Theme: Embracing Diversity, Shaping the Future

General Assembly:
General Assembly 1 (GA1): Disarmament and International Security 

1. Foreign Interventions in Civil War

2. Preventing the usage of children in armed conflict

General Assembly 3 (GA3): Social, Humanitarian and Cultural

1. The question of the intentional destruction and misappropriation of cultural heritage

2. The impact of the UN peacekeeping missions on conflicted areas

General Assembly 4 (GA4): The Special Political and Decolonization

1. The issue of space debris; the prevention and minimization of space junk.

2. Decolonization and Cold War implications on current war crimes

General Assembly 6 (GA6): Legal

1.  Exploring the Rights and Limitations of Digital Citizenship

2.  Securing rights for illegal immigrants

Peace & Security:

United Nations Security Council  University (SC)

1. The situation in kashmir; the possible formation of a demilitarized zone

2. The situation in Colombia; genocide of indigenous people

United Nations Security Council – High School (SC)

1. Boko Haram; the escalating terrorist threats in central Africa

2. The situation in Sudan; the international condemnations of violence in Sudan

World Conference on Cyber Security (CS)

1. Cybersecurity for energy infrastructure

2. Collective defense against cyber-attacks

 

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

1. Dispute settlement of the US-China trade war (China vs USA)

2. Relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem (Palestinian Territories vs USA)

United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC)

1. Web-based arms trafficking- investigating the illegal trade of firearms through the hidden web

2. Cultural Property Theft

Human Rights & Humanitarian Affairs:

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

1. Addressing issues at detention facilities and improving the conditions

2. Lack and importance of economic inclusion of refugees

United Nations – Women (UNW)

1. The urgency and nature of change in the era of #MeToo

2. Leadership and political participation of women

Arabic Committee:

(المفوضية السامية للأمم المتحدة لشؤون اللاجئين (مفوضية اللاجئين

 .معالجة قضايا الاعتقال التعسفي في مرافق احتجاز المهاجرين وتحسين ظروفهم

.محاربة ظاهرة الاستعباد الحديث بجميع أشكاله

(وكالة الأمم المتحدة لإغاثة وتشغيل لاجئي فلسطين (الأونروا

.إصلاح الأونروا ونزوح الفلسطينيين بعد الصراع السوري

.زيادة التمويل للأونروا ، للمساعدة في دعم تعليم الأطفال الفلسطينيين

United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

1. The reformation of UNRWA and the displacement of Palestinians post the Syrian conflict.

2. Increasing funding to the UNRWA, to help support educating Palestinian children

 

United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

1. Countering toxic narratives about refugees and migrants: promoting tolerance while eradicating xenophobia

2. Protecting the rights of political prisoners and preventing torture in times of conflict

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

1. Improving their educational opportunities for displaced minors

2. Relocating unaccompanied minor refugees and fast-track family reunification

Economic & Social:

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

1. Regulating the Shadow Banking System

2. Imposing regulations on Crypto-currency to limit crime financing

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

1. Funding the The Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) to assist women protection services

2. Promoting family planning programs in developing countries

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

1. Using technology to predict and prevent crisis

2. Democratic Governance and Peace-building in Developing Countries

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

1. Protection of indigenous reserves/homes

2. Ensuring Equal Opportunities for Indigenous Children in Global Society

Development:

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

1. Finding the Balance between Economic Growth & Resource Efficiency

2. Impacts of climate change on forced displacement of refugees and migrants

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

1. The Role of Information and Communications Technology in Industrial Development

2. Promoting Sustainable Production and Consumption

World Food Programme (WFP)

1. Improving Emergency Response Capacities to Safeguard Food Security

2. Granting the WFP operational independence in Yemen to carry on with food assistance operations after partial suspension

World Trade Organization (WTO)

1. Strengthening the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

2. BREXIT, the aftermath

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

1. TBA

2. TBA

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