EMUN 2017

Event: EMUN Conference in Argentina

Date: 23-24 June

Theme: Equality of opportunities in a developing world

Venue: St. Catherine’s Moorlands School – Tortuguitas

Teams: 6-10 participants per school (ideally)

Age range: 15-18 years old

Committees:

  • GA1 International Security and Disarmament
  • GA3 Social, Humanitarian and Cultural
  • GA4 Special Political and Decolonisation
  • GA6 Legal
  • Security Council
  • ECOSOC
  • Environment Commission (EC)
  • Human Rights Council (HRC)
  • Special Conference on Equality of Opportunities in a Developing World
  • Peacebuilding Commission
School Delegations to be represented
Balmoral College

People’s Republic of China (SC)

Cuba

Barker College

New Zealand (SC)

Lebanon (ECO)

Mexico

Bede’s Grammar School Bangladesh (HRC)
Belgrano Day School

France (SC)

Netherlands (HRC)

British Schools Montevideo

Congo (HRC)

Philippines (HRC)

Colegio Carmen Arriola de Marín

IOM

WHO

Cardinal Newman College

Malaysia (SC)

Syrian Arab Republic

Colegio del Solar Uruguay (SC)
Colegio French Rwanda (ECO)
Colegio Seminario

Germany (ECO/HRC)

Greece (ECO)

Instituto Crandon Russian Federation (SC)
Del Viso Day School

United Kingdom (SC)

Kenya (HRC)

Escuela del Alba

Honduras (ECO)

Saudi Arabia

Lomas High School Senegal (SC)
Michael Ham Memorial College

Egypt (SC)

Brazil (ECO)

Michael Ham Memorial College Nordelta

India (ECO/HRC)

United Arab Emirates (HRC)

Modern School Ghana (ECO/HRC)
Northlands School Nordelta Sweden
Northlands School Olivos

Paraguay (HRC)

Mongolia (HRC)

SGS – Loma Verde

Nigeria (ECO/HRC)

Indonesia (HRC)

St. Alban’s College

Angola (SC)

Bolivia (HRC)

St. Andrew’s Scots School

Iran

Palestine

St. Catherine’s Moorlands

Venezuela (SC/HRC)

South Sudan

St. Catherine’s Moorlands Tortuguitas

Colombia

Afghanistan (ECO)

St. George’s College North

Spain (SC)

Ethiopia (HRC)

Portugal (ECO/HRC)

St. George’s College – Quilmes

 

Vietnam (ECO)
St. Hilda’s College

Pakistan (ECO)

Qatar (HRC)

St. Mary’s of the Hills – Pilar Belgium (ECO/HRC)
St. Mary’s of the Hills – San Fernando Italy (ECO)
St. Nicholas’ School

USA (SC/ECO)

Israel

St Paul’s College

Switzerland (HRC)

Republic of Korea (HRC)

Colegio Stella Maris – Christian Brothers

Japan (SC/ECO)

Edmund Rice International

Sunrise School Ukraine (SC)
Sworn Junior College Pacheco

Ecuador (HRC)

South Africa (ECO/HRC)

– Meetings for MUN Directors at ESSARP (Esmeralda 672, 7º floor, CABA)

  • First Meeting: 30 March 2017 from 2 p.m to 4.30 p.m
  • Second Meeting: 4 May 2017 from 2 p.m to 4.30 p.m

– Meetings for Student Officers at ESSARP (Esmeralda 672, 7º floor, CABA)

  • First Meeting: 30 March 2017 from 10 a.m to 12 a.m
  • Second Meeting: 4 May 2017 from 10 a.m to 12 a.m
  • Third Meeting: 22 June 2017 (TBC)

Issues for EMUN 2017

GA1 International Security and Disarmament

  • Measures to increase transparency in the trade of armaments to and within regions of conflict

GA3 Social, Humanitarian and Cultural

  • Measures to improve the question of religious freedom versus freedom of speech

GA4 Special Political and Decolonisation

  • The question of the restoration of the Cuban-American relations

GA6 Legal

  • Ensuring transparency of investments in the arms trade

Security Council

  • The situation in Syria
  • The question of South Sudan

ECOSOC

  • The question of the export of agricultural surplus by MEDCs to Africa and the unfair competition it causes on the national markets
  • Establishing gender equality with regards to equal pay

Environment Commission (EC)

  • The question of human overpopulation in areas of considerable biodiversity
  • Measures to combat plastic pollution in water

 Human Rights Council (HRC)

  • Improving measures to ensure the reintegration of child soldiers into the civil society
  • Developing cross-border cooperation for the assistance of migrants and asylum-seekers

Special Conference on Equality of Opportunities in a Developing World

  • Pursuing the elimination of all forms of discrimination in jurisdiction
  • Taking action against adult illiteracy

Peacebuilding Commission

  • Measures to establish an international protocol for peacebuilding in developing countries and former war zones.
  • Promoting coordinated action between socio-economic policies and humanitarian action

Author: Sofia Issazadeh

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