Conference Committees

2022 Committees

ALL of the Topic Guides have been published! You can view them below, looking for the bouncing button.

Legal

“The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly.”

Topic A: Assessing Statehood During Times of Disaster

Topic B: Addressing the Timing of Invocation of Immunity



DISEC

“The First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community and seeks out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime.”

Topic A: Addressing the Role of European Arms in the Ongoing Kivu Conflict

Topic B: Militarization of Outer space



SOCHUM

“The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all over the world.”

Topic A: Defining Climate Refugees and their Rights

Topic B: The Rights of the Homeless



UNCTAD

“[UNCTAD supports] developing countries to access the benefits of a globalized economy more fairly and effectively. And we help equip them to deal with the potential drawbacks of greater economic integration.”

Topic A: Sovereign Debt Restructuring in Crisis Situations

Topic B: Women in E-Commerce



UNEP

“UNEP’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.”

Topic A: Combating Urban Heat Islands

Topic B: The Environmental Impact of Textiles



UNODC

“UNODC’s mission is to contribute to global peace and security, human rights and development by making the world safer from drugs, crime, corruption and terrorism.”

Topic A: Mitigating the Civilian Effects of Turf Wars

Topic B: Agroterrorism



WHO

“WHO, as the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations system… The values of the WHO workforce furthermore reflect the principles of human rights, universality and equity established in WHO’s Constitution as well as the ethical standards of the Organization.”

Topic A: Re-emergence of Polio

Topic B: Leishmaniasis