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NMUN•DC Archives

2013 Committee Topics
Background Guides

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

GA1 Resolutions PDF

  1. Increasing Women’s Role in Disarmament and Nonproliferation
  2. Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space
  3. Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction
GA 1st Background Guide DC 2013 PDF

General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

GA2 Resolutions PDF

  1. Supporting Entrepreneurship
  2. Improving Information and Communication Technologies for Growth
  3. Managing Migration for Economic Development
GA 2nd Background Guide DC 2013 PDF

International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Beyond 2014

ICPD Resolutions PDF

  1. Promoting Maternal Health in Developing Countries
  2. Capitalizing on Urbanization for Development
  3. Creating People-Centered Approaches and Including Civil Society
ICPD Background Guide DC 2013 PDF

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Council

FAO Resolutions PDF

  1. Promoting Gender Equality in Agriculture
  2. Addressing Food Security through the Advancement of Food-right Policies
  3. Combating Obesity and Improving Human Nutrition
FAO Background Guide DC 2013 PDF

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP Resolutions PDF

  1. Combating the Illicit Trade of Animals and Animal Products
  2. Achieving Sustainable Energy for All
  3. Improving Partnerships to Address Short-lived Climate Pollutants
UNEP Background Guide DC 2013 PDF

Security Council (SC)

SC Resolutions PDF

  1. Addressing the Situation in North Korea
  2. Enhancing International Cooperation on the Implementation of Counter-Terrorism
  3. Advancing Women’s Participation in Mediation and Peace Processes
SC Background Guide DC 2013 PDF
2012 Committee Topics
Background Guides

General Assembly First Committee (GA1st)

GA 1st Resolutions PDF

1. Debating the Inalienable Right to Use Nuclear Materials for Peaceful Purposes
2. Role of Media in the Context of International Security
3. Spreading Nuclear Free Zones

GA 1st Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

Security Council (SC)

SC Resolutions (not available)

1. Enhancing the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)
2. Conflict Mediation in Pakistan/India
3. The Situation in South Sudan

SC Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

ECOSOC Resolutions PDF

1. Addressing Youth Poverty
2. Role of Family Planning in Social Development
3. Women’s Economic Empowerment

ECOSOC Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

Human Rights Council (HRC)

HRC Resolutions PDF

1. Implementing Human Rights Education in Political Transitions
2. Supporting the Work of Civil Society Organizations
3. The Situation in the Middle East

HRC Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

IAEA Resolutions PDF

1. Monitoring and Strengthening Regional Partnerships
2. Nuclear Disaster Prevention: Making Nuclear Power Safer
3. The Situation in Iran

IAEA Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO Resolutions PDF

1. Strengthening the Role of the WHO
2. Health Promotion of Urban Youth in Conflict Zones
3. Addressing Vaccine Delivery and Disease Eradication Efforts

WHO Background Guide DC 2012 PDF

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

1. Restricting the Flow of Small Arms
2. Nuclear Material and Non-State Actors
3. Role of Science and Technology in the Context of International Security
PDF GA1 Background Guide DC 2011

General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

1. Increasing Access to Technology in the Least Developed Countries
2. Addressing Issues of Corruption in Afghanistan
3. Achieving the First Millennium Development Goal: The Eradication of Poverty & Hunger
PDF GA2 Background Guide DC 2011

General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

1. Elimination of All Forms of Intolerance and of Discrimination Based on Religion or Belief
2. Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms While Countering Terrorism
3. Universal Realization of the Right of Peoples to Self-Determination
PDF GA3 Background Guide DC 2011

Security Council

1. The Situation in the Middle East
2. Food Insecurity and Conflict
3. The Impossible Mandate? Civilian Protection in Conflict Zones
PDF SC Background Guide DC 2011

Commission on the Status of Women

1. Female Entrepreneurship in Least Developed Countries
2. Violence against Women & Girls
3. Women and HIV/AIDS
PDF CSW Background Guide DC 2011

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1. The Security Situation in Afghanistan & Pakistan
2. Addressing the Situation in the Middle East
3. Combating Global Terrorism and New Threats

PDF NATO Background Guide DC 2011
General Assembly First Committee (GA1) 1. Toward a Nuclear Weapons Free World
2. The Development of Telecommunications and Science in the Context of
International Security
3. Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling,
Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
PDF GA1 Background Guide 2010
General Assembly Second Committee (GA2) 1. Promoting Development within Globalization and Interdependence
2. The Needs of Landlocked Countries
3. Renewable Development, Deforestation, and Desertification
PDF GA2 Background Guide 2010
Security Council (SC) 1. The Situation in North Korea
2. Food Insecurity and Conflict
3. The Role of Children in Armed Conflict
PDF SC Background Guide 2010
Commission on Narcotic Drugs 1. Strengthening Support to Combat Drug Trafficking in West Africa
2. Assistance to States Affected by the Transit of Illicit Drugs
3. Organized Crime and its Threat to Security
PDF CND Background Guide 2010
Committee on Sustainable Development 1. Promoting the Growth of the Agro-Industry
2. Technology and Economic Growth
3. Women in the Workforce
PDF CSustD Background Guide 2010
World Health Organization 1. Increasing Access to Medical Care in Developing Countries
2. Promoting Inter-State Communication within the Medical Communities
3. Providing Basic and Primary Health Care Services After Natural Disasters
PDF WHO Background Guide 2010
General Assembly 1st Committee: Disarmament & International Security (GA1)

1. The Role of Private Military and Security Companies in Conflict
2. Strengthening of Security and Cooperation in Afghanistan
3. The Role of Nuclear Technology in a Peaceful World

PDF GA1 Background Guide_2009
General Assembly 3rd Committee: Social, Humanitarian & Cultural (GA3)
1. Establishing a Culture of Peace in Central Asia
2. Post-Violence Reintegration of Ethnic Minorities
3. Preventing Illicit Drugs to our Global Youth
PDF GA3 Background Guide_2009
Security Council (SC)

1. The Situation in Darfur
2. Protecting Civilians in Armed Conflict: The Case of Pakistan
3. Preventing Violence in International Waters
PDF SC Background Guide_2009

African Union (AU)
1. Addressing Conflict Minerals in Central Africa
2. The Situation Concerning Zimbabwe
3. Strengthening Peacekeeping Capabilities in Africa
PDF AU Background Guide_2009
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

1. Framework for Preventing a Future Financial Crisis
2. Achieving Energy Security & Environmentally Sound Development
3. The Post-Nargis Response and Preparedness Plan (PONREPP): Moving the Rebuilding Framework Forward.

PDF ESCAP Background Guide_2009
UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

1. Promoting Environmental Governance in Developing Nations
2. The Impact of Climate Change on Humanitarian Efforts
3. Water in a Changing World: The Need for Urgent Action

PDF UNEP Background Guide_2009
Special Session for the Working Group on Children & Armed Conflict (CAAC)
1. The Situation Concerning Child Soldiers in Myanmar
2. Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) for Child Soldiers
3. Preventing Grave Crimes Against Children: The Case of Kyungu Mutanga & Thomas Lubanga
PDF CAAC Background Guide_2009


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