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NMUN•DC Committee Topics and Background Guides

You only need to download background guides for the committees assigned to your country. If you are unsure which ones are relevant, consult the Country Assignment Matrix.

2014 Committee Topics
Background Guides

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

GA1 Resolutions PDF

  1. Addressing the Reality of Emerging Weapon Systems
  2. Establishment of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in the Region of the Middle East
  3. Curbing the Illicit Trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons
GA1 Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

UNCTAD Resolutions PDF

  1. Pursuing a Blue Economy
  2. Supporting Remittances for International Development
  3. Financing Sustainable Development
UNCTAD Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO Resolutions PDF

  1. Preventing Vector Borne Diseases in Developing Countries
  2. Empowering Women as Agents of Change in Health Systems
  3. Improving Affordable and Equitable Access to Medicine
WHO Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR Resolutions PDF

  1. Strengthening Emergency Preparedness through Capacity Building
  2. Responding to Mixed Migration in Europe
  3. Addressing the Needs of Urban Refugees
UNHCR Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

ECOSOC Resolution PDF

  1. Reducing Inequality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
  2. Evaluating Long-Term Support for Haiti
  3. Leveraging Science, Technology, and Innovation for Today's Youth
ECOSOC Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

CND Resolutions PDF

  1. Evaluating the Global Drug Regime
  2. Addressing the Link between Drug Trafficking and Cyber and Identity Crime
  3. Strengthening Partnerships with the Private Sector in Counter-Narcotic Efforts
CND Background Guide DC 2014 PDF

Security Council (SC)

SC Resolutions PDF

  1. Crisis Management in Failed or Fragile Nascent States
  2. Addressing Security Sector Reform
  3. Sexual Violence in Conflict
SC Background Guide DC 2014 PDF


NMUN•DC Committee Topics

2014 Committee Topics PDF

Delegate Preparation Guide

NMUN Delegate Prep. Guide

All delegates should read the NMUN Delegate Preparation Guide PDF. It's a valuable resource that will provide answers to most of your questions.

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