Security Council (UNSC)
The United Nations Security Council is one of the six main organs of the United Nations. It’s responsibility is the maintenance of international peace and security. It determines the existence of a threat to peace or an act of aggression. It may call on parties to de-escalate a dispute or even command the use of force to solve a conflict. The Security Council is composed of 15 Member States, amongst them the Permanent Five Members that have the right to veto a resolution.
You would like to take swift action and solve the most urgent conflicts around the world? Security Council is your first choice!
Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
The Human Rights Council is responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights, addressing human rights violations and recommending improvements to human rights situations. Its major fields of action are the setting of human rights standards, the monitoring of human rights situations and the in-field implementation of programs. The Human Rights Council is composed of 47 Member States.
You believe that respect for human dignity and the effective compliance with human rights is the starting point for long-term peace? Join the Human Rights Council to set the basis for a better world!
Created in 2010 the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, short UN Women, is a young body. It’s main goals are to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, achieving equality between men and women, and empower women in including but not limited to political, economic, and social environments. Respect for human rights and inclusion of women in humanitarian actions, development projects, peace processes and many more is of vital importance.
You are interested in how women’s rights standards are set and monitored and how civil society organizations cooperate to achieve their goals? UN women will help you get a grasp on the topic of inequality and discrimination.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
The Food and Agriculture Organization is the principal organization for achieving food security. The main goals of the FAO are the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition; the elimination of poverty and the driving forward of economic and social progress for all; and the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources. An important part of FAO’s work is the sharing of policy expertise and technical knowledge to support Member States in achieving food security in an environmentally sustainable way.
Do you have a keen interest in environmental protection and sustainable resource management? FAO is the committee where you can put your expertise into practice.
Organization of American States (OAS)
Trilingual committee: English, French and Spanish
The Organization of American States is the World’s oldest regional organization, the first session of its predecessor being held in 1889 in Washington, DC. The OAS was founded in 1948 to promote peace, justice, and solidarity among American states, to strengthen their collaboration and defend their sovereignty. The main pillars or the OAS are democracy, human rights, security and development. It consists of 35 independent states and is the main governmental forum in the Americas.
Are you ready to tackle the work of a regional organization, it’s possibilities and restraints and it’s position in the international system? OAS gives you the chance to experience all of that first hand.
Would you like to be creative and work as a journalist? You can report about political topics, debates, participants, backgrounds and resolutions as well as about parties, couples, gossip and scandals of the whole conference. In the Media Team, you will write articles, interview delegates and chairs, do a news show or a movie about the conference and much more. It provides you an insight into the work of every committee and you can improve your writing and journalistic skills.