NY 2022 Committees and Topics

Development Department

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

  1. Sustainable Aquaculture for Healthier Societies and Environments
  2. Transforming Food Systems for Sustainable Healthy Diets

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  1. Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19
  2. Monitoring Inclusive Sustainable Development in the Anthropocene

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  1. Information and Communication Technologies to Empower Vulnerable Societies
  2. Addressing Gender Disparities and Promoting Gender Equality in Education

United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

  1. Drastically Reducing Maritime Pollution, including Plastic
  2. Implementing a Circular Economy for the Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

  1. Sustainable Transportation for Better Air Quality in Urban Areas
  2. Mitigating the Spread of Diseases in Urban Areas during Health Crises

ECOSOC Department

Commission for Social Development (CSocD)

  1. Digital Inclusion for Sustainable Development
  2. Social Policy to Promote Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery Post COVID-19 Pandemic

Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

  1. The Emerging Challenges of Synthetic Drug Trafficking
  2. Incorporating a Human Rights Focus into International Drug Policies

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

  1. Achieving Gender Equality in the Context of Climate Change
  2. Realizing the Rights of Women in the World of Work

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

  1. Implementation of SDG 7 in Latin America and the Caribbean
  2. Increasing Access to Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

  1. Realizing Sustainable Economic Growth by Achieving SDG 8
  2. Strengthening Partnerships for Sustainable Development in Least Developed Countries

General Assembly Department

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

  1. Countering the Threat Posed by Improvised Explosive Devices
  2. Reducing Nuclear Danger

General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

  1. The Convention on Biological Diversity and Its Contribution to Sustainable Development
  2. Continued Implementation of the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027)

General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

  1. Ensuring Equitable and Inclusive Access to Education
  2. The Right to Privacy in a Digital Age

Human Rights & Humanitarian Affairs Department

Human Rights Council (HRC)

  1. Advancing International Human Rights to Protect against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  2. The Impacts of Unilateral Coercive Measures on the Protection and Enjoyment of Human Rights

International Organization for Migration (IOM)

  1. Migration and Racial Discrimination
  2. Ensuring Access to Preventative Healthcare for Migrant Workers

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  1. Fostering Digital Civic Engagement by Young People
  2. Providing Violence Response and Access to Justice for Children and Youth

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

  1. Women as Drivers of Economic Recovery and Resilience
  2. Combating Gender Inequality to End Poverty

United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

  1. Situation of and Assistance to Palestinian Women
  2. Providing Career Opportunities for Youth

Peace & Security Department

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

  1. The Future of Atoms: Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Applications
  2. The Nuclear Situation in Iran: Follow-Up on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)

  1. The Role of Regional Integration in Establishing Peace
  2. Financing for Peacebuilding: Strengthening the Synergies between the Peacebuilding Commission and the Peacebuilding Fund

Security Council (SC)

  1. Addressing Threats to International Peace and Security from Non-State Actors
  2. The Situation in the Middle East, Including the Palestinian Question