MITMUNC XI 2019 Committees

MITMUNC features many different committees that embark on a wide array of enthralling topics past, present, and future.

Position Paper Guidelines

Unless the relevant committee's background guide specifies otherwise, position papers should follow these guidelines:

  • One page for each topic.
  • 12-point font, single-spaced.

Delegates should email their completed position paper by January 12 to the email address of their specific committee.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Chairs

  • Kristen Surrao
  • Stephanie Yuen

Topics

  • Preventing Regional Human Trafficking
  • Conserving Natural Resources in the Face of Urbanization, Industrialization, and Natural Disaster

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Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)

Chairs

  • Adina Golden
  • Octavio Vega

Topics

  • Measures to Limit Violent Conflict along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
  • The Issue of Cyberterror Against Nuclear Facilities and Technology

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Economic Social Council (ECOSOC)

Chairs

  • Diego Colin
  • Roland Rocafort

Topics

  • The Migration of Skilled Labor in Developing Countries
  • Access to Basic Resources and Healthcare in Venezuela

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European Union (EU)

Chairs

  • Kendall Garner
  • Jason Lu

Topics

  • IoT Security and Regulation in the EU Market
  • EU Investments and Regulations in Autonomous/Electric Cars

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Human Rights Council (HRC)

Chairs

  • Dina Atia
  • Seif Eses

Topics

  • On the Deteriorating Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
  • The Treatment of Muslims in China

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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Chairs

  • Sophia Li
  • Wilson Spearman

Topics

  • Nuclear Safety on the Korean Peninsula
  • Impact of Climate Change on Nuclear Energy

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International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Chairs

  • Isabella Adu
  • Zachary Alfaro

Topics

  • Bailout of Pakistan
  • The Economic Crisis in Venezeula

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Joint Crisis Committee (JCC)

Chairs

  • Sophia Fang
  • Christopher Kiel
  • Katie O'Nell
  • Justin Yu

Topic

  • The Cold War — 1962

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Special Political & Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)

Chairs

  • Radha Mastandrea
  • Nico van Wijk

Topics

  • UN Peacekeeping (with Subtopics)
  • International Freedom of the Press

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United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNECLAC)

Chairs

  • Jorge Perez
  • Amelia Seabold

Topics

  • Results of Hyperinflation in Venezuela
  • The Economic Crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Chairs

  • Camellia Huang
  • Rene Reyes

Topics

  • Reaching Net Zero Emissions: Technologies for Emission Reduction and Carbon Removal
  • Partnerships between Developing Countries and Superpowers to Construct Sustainable Infrastructure

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United Nations High Council for Refugees (UNHCR)

Chairs

  • Crystal Chang
  • Aashini Shah

Topics

  • Consequences for Refugees after Brexit
  • The Internally Displaced Persons Conflict in Myanmar

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United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

Chairs

  • Griffin Ansel
  • Anagh Tiwary

Topics

  • Food Insecurity in East Africa
  • Syrian Civil War and Refugee Crisis

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Chairs

  • Kenneth Cox
  • Ronit Langer

Topics

  • Combating Antimicrobial Resistance in Critical Superbugs
  • Defining the Scope of the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board

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