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    National Model United Nations (NMUN) in New York

    NMUN has been a recognized Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications since 1982 and a UN Academic Impact member since 2013.

    National Model United Nations (NMUN) is the world’s oldest and largest intercollegiate Model United Nations conference.

    Join 5,000+ university students, more than half from outside the United States, to discuss current global issues in a real world context. NMUN•NY offers 22 simulated UN committees and uses procedural rules developed with UNITAR.

    Outside conference sessions, delegates from more than 126 UN Member States can take advantage of opportunities at Permanent Missions to the UN, the United Nations itself, as well as world class museums, architecture, shows, restaurants, and shopping. Conference features include interactions with Secretariat members and sessions held at UN Headquarters (started in 1952). 

    National Model United Nations Details

    • Event Date: 28 March to 1 April 2021 and 5 – 9 April 2021
    • Application Opens: 1st September 2020
    • Deadline: 4th March 2021
    • Country : USA

    National Model United Nations Committees and Topics

    Development Department

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

    1. Addressing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic among Young Women
    2. Also, Preventing Tuberculosis Infection among People Living with HIV

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

    1. Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Water and Ocean Governance
    2. Similarly, Closing the Energy Gap for All People

    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

    1. Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Areas
    2. Promoting Open Access to Scientific Information and Research
    3. Also, Harnessing Emerging Technologies for the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4

    United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

    1. Climate Change and Health
    2. Ensuring Sustainable Consumption and Production
    3. Further, Mitigation of and Adaptation to Desertification and Drought

    United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

    1. Accelerating Industrial Development in Africa
    2. Promoting Sustainable Rural Entrepreneurship and Businesses
    3. Achieving Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production

    General Assembly Department

    General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

    1. Establishment of a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the Region of the Middle East
    2. Likewise, Advancing Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace in the Context of International Security
    3. The Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects

    General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

    1. Financing for Development
    2. Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) for Sustainable Economic and Financial Development
    3. Disaster Risk Reduction

    General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

    1. Rights of Indigenous People
    2. Also, Empowering Conflict-Affected Children and Youth
    3. Implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Peace & Security Department

    Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference (NPT)

    1. Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
    2. Strengthening Measures Towards General and Complete Nuclear Disarmament

    Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)

    1. Empowering Youth as Agents of Peacebuilding
    2. Sustaining Peace through Partnerships

    Security Council (SC)

    1. The Situation in Yemen
    2. Impact of COVID-19 on Peace and Security
    3. Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts

    Security Council-Additional (SC-A)

    1. The Situation in Yemen
    2. Impact of COVID-19 on Peace and Security
    3. Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts

    ECOSOC Department

    Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

    1. Improving Vulnerable Persons’ Access to Justice including a Fair Trial
    2. Combating Organized Cybercrime
    3. Combating Illicit Organ Trafficking

    Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

    1. Improving Accessibility and the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Urban Areas
    2. Supporting a Growing Population of Older Persons in Rural Areas
    3. Population, Food Security, Nutrition, and Sustainable Development

    Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

    1. Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship
    2. Promoting the Political Participation of Women
    3. Protecting Women in Migration from Human Trafficking, Sexual Slavery, and Sexual Exploitation

    Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

    1. The Socio-Economic Effects of Global Pandemics
    2. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Fragile States
    3. Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective into All Policies and Programmes in the United Nations System

    United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

    1. Promoting the Development of Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure
    2. Supporting Emerging Economies through Technical Cooperation
    3. Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Ensure Sustainable Energy

    Human Rights & Humanitarian Affairs Department

    Human Rights Council (HRC)

    1. The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age
    2. Combatting Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance
    3. Business and Human Rights

    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Office of the (UNHCR)

    1. Forced Displacement Due to Climate Change
    2. Ensuring Access to Safe and Sustainable Energy
    3. Improving Employment Opportunities for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

    1. Promoting Access to Family Planning in Developing States
    2. Increasing Youth Leadership and Participation in Society

    World Food Programme (WFP)

    1. Improving Smallholder Agriculture Market Support to Achieve Zero Hunger
    2. Improving Food Assistance for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

    World Health Organization (WHO)

    1. Universal Health Coverage: Leaving No One Behind
    2. Managing Global Infectious Disease Outbreaks

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