COMMITTEES

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United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

United Nations Security Council is the most powerful body in United Nations which includes 15 member countries. The prior responsibility of UNSC to maintain international peace and security. This council is liable for determining the existence of an act of aggression and preventing the threat to peace. To make resolution of international conflict it holds the authority to impose sanctions or use of force to restore international peace and security.

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Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)

The Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM) focuses on issues dealing with fundamental human rights in the international community. SOCHUM promotes and enforces basic freedoms and ideals meant to be enjoyed by the entire international community such as the right to life, the expression of cultures, the freedom of political participation, the protection of children’s rights, and the promotion of social development, among many others. The committee designs peaceful settlements for issues within the large spectrum of social, humanitarian, and cultural complications in the international community.

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The United Nations Development Program is the UN’s global development network which works nearly in 170 countries. This committee promotes extermination of poverty and decline of inequalities and exclusion. UNDP supports countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Democratic governance and Disaster resilience through developing policies and leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and building resilience.

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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN organization. The UNFPA says it “is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.” [1] Their work involves the improvement of reproductive health; including creation of national strategies and protocols, and providing supplies and services. The organization has recently been known for its worldwide campaign against obstetric fistula and female genital mutilation.

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United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. It is the leading international organization in the field of tourism, which promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. It encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism [1] to maximize the contribution of tourism to socio-economic development, while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), geared towards reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development.

 

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International press represents the major news agencies of the world who works to provide the latest updates to the world. International Press will be closely engaged with all committees and research about the topics discussed in the conference. IP will ultimately provide media coverage of all action at MUN to gain a comprehensive view of the economic, social, and political states of the countries represented.