December 20, 2016

Committees Info

 

 

United Nations General Assembly

The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations, Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new members and budgetary matters require a two-thirds majority. Decision on other question are by simple majority.

More data:                      http://www.un.org/en/ga/about/

Agenda:

  • Protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations.
  • International Migration Crisis and its drawbacks.
  • The Taliban War in Afghanistan as a threat to regional and international peace and security.

Committee Members:        60

Working Language:           English

 

 

United Nations Women

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system, which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

More data:                      http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/about-un-women

Agenda:

  • The Impact of Gender and Sexual-Based Violence on Economic, Social, and Political Development.
  • Women Economic empowerment in changing world of work.

Committee Members:        60

Working Language:           English

 

 

United Nations Environment Program

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

UNEP work encompasses:

  • Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends
  • Developing international and national environmental instruments
  • Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment

Mission:

“To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.”

More data:                       http://web.unep.org/about/

Agenda:

  • Climate Change: discussing measures to solve global warming and depletion of the Ozone layer and it’s socioeconomic impact.
  • The role of water crisis in geopolitics/ Special topic (Afghanistan-India-Iran-Pakistan).

Committee Members:        40

Working Language:           English

 

 

United Nations Security Council

Under the UN Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. Under the Charter, all UN Member States are obligated to comply with the Council’s decisions.

The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.

More data:                       http://www.un.org/en/sc/

Agenda:

  • Reformation of Security Council and current powers of 5 nations with veto rights.
  • Future Security Situation in the Middle East

Committee Members:         30

Working Language:            English

 

 

United Nations Economic and Social Council

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the United Nations’ central platform for coordination, policy review, policy dialogue and recommendations on economic, social and environmental issues, as well as for implementation of the internationally agreed development goals.

More data:                       https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/home

Agenda:

  • The role of science, technology and innovation in implementing the sustainable development goals.
  • Women role in Economy of Under Developed and Developing Countries

Committee Members:         60

Working Language:            English

 

 

The Afghan Parliament

Parliament Committee of AIMUN is a new extra addition to the structure of as simulation of Afghanistan legislative body in the Model United Nations to familiarize the youth with the Structure of Afghan State through discussion and understanding of the constitution of Afghanistan. Participants will be able to practically and theoretically understand the relationship between the Executive and Legislative branches of power in Afghanistan. Also the participants will understand the law making process and its important in social change of Afghanistan. Participants will play roles of Members of parliament and government officials in this committees so discuss various national and international challenges Afghanistan is faced with.

More data:                       http://www.parliament.af/

Agenda:

  • Constitution of Afghanistan: Special case (Relations between Executive and Legislative Branch).
  • Practical Session of Legislative Process.
  • Discussion of EVAW law

Committee Members:         50

Working Language:            National Languages and English