New York 2012 Archive

General Assembly (GA)

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

  1. Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in Africa
  2. Measures to Prevent and Deter Cyberwarfare
  3. Implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention

Second Committee (GA2)

  1. The Role of Intellectual Property in Facilitating Trade and Attracting Foreign Direct Investment
  2. The Role of Microcredit in Promoting Economic Development
  3. Fresh Water Management and Economic Development

General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

  1. Combating Human Trafficking
  2. Development and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  3. Transnational Organized Crime

Human Rights Council (HRC)

  1. Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Persons Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  2. Human Rights in Nonviolent Protests and Demonstrations
  3. Follow-up on the Durban Declaration and Program of Action

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

  1. Evaluating the Progress and Projections of the Millennium Development Goals
  2. The Impact of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence on Realizing the Right to Reproductive Health
  3. Environmental Migration and Social Vulnerability as a Result of Climate Change

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

  1. Integrating a Gender Perspective in the Planning and Implementation of Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration
  2. Improving Women’s Health as a Means to Achieve Gender Equality
  3. Women's Economic Empowerment in the Context of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

  1. Responding to the Challenge of Narco-Traffic and Organized Crime in West Africa
  2. Drug Trafficking and Its Role in Fueling Conflict in Central and South America
  3. Exploring the Effects of Decriminalization Strategies Within International Drug Policy

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

  1. Addressing Youth Unemployment in the ESCWA Region and Arab World
  2. Promoting the Empowerment of Women in the ESCWA Region
  3. Economic and Social Reconstruction in Palestine

Specialized Agencies

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  1. Promoting Gender Equality by Addressing Social Norms and Increasing Girls’ Access to Quality Education
  2. Juvenile Crime and Violence as an Effect of Social and Economic Conditions
  3. Children in Armed Conflict

Conference on Sustainable Development (CSD) Rio +20

  1. The Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication
  2. Keeping the Green Economy Blue: Protecting Oceans and Fisheries for Future Generations
  3. Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development

Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

  1. Increasing Agricultural Productivity: Feeding 9 Billion in 2050
  2. The Impact of Biotechnology on Food Security
  3. International Trade and Microbiological Hazards in Food

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  1. Bioethics and the Human Genome
  2. World Heritage Sites: Balancing Tourism and Ensuring Preservation
  3. Empowering Citizens Through Universal Access to Information

Inter-Governmental Organizations

African Union (AU)

  1. Responding to Famine in Somalia
  2. Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
  3. Addressing the Use of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Organization of American States (OAS)

  1. Migrant Workers: Protection of Labor Rights
  2. Integrated Water Resource Management in a Changing Environment
  3. The Role of Culture in Promoting Social Inclusion and Economic Development

Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

  1. Targeting Religious Intolerance
  2. The Humanitarian and Socioeconomic Impact of Israeli Settlements in Palestinian Quality of Life
  3. Promoting Order for Regimes in Transition

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

  1. Responding to the Effects of Natural Disasters and Enhancing Emergency Preparedness
  2. Regional Economic Integration and a Free Trade Area of the Pacific (FTAAP)
  3. Global Health Epidemics: Threats to Agriculture, Trade, and Tourism

Security Council (SC)

  1. Managing Peace, Security, and Prosperity in the South China Sea
  2. Enhancing Efficiency and Credibility of UN Sanctions
  3. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

International Criminal Court (ICC)

  1. The Prosecutor v. Muammar Mohammed Abu Minyar Gaddafi, Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi, and Abdullah Al-Senusi of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  2. The Prosecutor v. Thomas Lubanga Dyilo of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)

  1. Ensuring Political and Institutional Transition after South Sudan’s Independence
  2. The Role of Civil Society in Peacebuilding
  3. Improving Transitional Justice Systems in Post-Conflict Situations

Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

  1. Scope
  2. Parameters/Criteria
  3. International Cooperation and Assistance
  4. Victims’ Assistance
  5. Implementation
  6. Verification
  7. Final Provisions