NY 2023 Committees and Topics

Development & Human Rights Department

Human Rights Council (HRC)

  1. Realizing the Right to Adequate Housing
  2. Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Persons Based on Religion or Belief

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  1. Investing in Safe Migration Pathways
  2. Climate Change Adaptation

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  1. Artificial Intelligence and the Rule of Law
  2. Strengthening Partnerships on Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development

United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

  1. Strengthening Action to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14
  2. Addressing Climate-Fragility Risks

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Office of the (UNHCR)

  1. Protecting Refugees from Human Trafficking
  2. Preventing the Increase of Internally Displaced Persons

ECOSOC Department

Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

  1. Addressing Gender-Based Discrimination in Criminal Justice Systems
  2. Decriminalization and International Drug Policy

Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

  1. Population, Food Security, Nutrition, and COVID-19
  2. Ensuring Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health-Care Services

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

  1. Closing the Gender Gap in Social Protection
  2. Strengthening Institutions to Promote Gender-Inclusive Access to Financial Services and Resources

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

  1. Promoting Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Africa in Times of Crises
  2. Mainstreaming Human Rights throughout the African Continental Free Trade Area

Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

  1. Building Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure to Achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 9
  2. Promoting Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable, and Modern Energy for All

General Assembly Department

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

  1. Youth for Disarmament, Non-Proliferation, and Peace
  2. Addressing the Illicit Supply of Weapons to Non-State Actors

General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

  1. Rural Economic Development
  2. Minimizing Economic Shock in a Globalized Economy

General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

  1. Healthy Ageing and Age-Friendly Sustainable Development
  2. Safeguarding Human Rights of Persons Displaced by Climate Change

Peace & Security Department

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

  1. Nuclear Waste Management
  2. Strengthening Safeguards for the World's Nuclear Facilities

Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)

  1. Addressing the Impact of Climate Change on Peace and Security
  2. Improving Transitional Justice in Post-Conflict Situations

Security Council (SC)

  1. Threats to International Peace and Security: Preventing and Combating the Financing of Terrorism
  2. Women, Peace, and Security: Ending Cycles of Sexual Violence in Conflict