Committees

 

The MACMUN 2021 Secretariat is pleased to present the committees that will be featured in our conference this year. Our conference features committees at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. It is beginner-friendly, and an enriching experience for delegates of all levels and disciplines.

Key information, including topics and background guides, regarding each of these committees can be found below. As well, you can check out the list of countries/organizations/characters that will be represented in each of these committees by clicking the button below:

General Assemblies

WHO

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The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for ensuring international public health and leading partners in global health responses.

Topics:

1. Ethics of Vaccine Fast-Tracking and Ensuring Equitable Distribution 
2. Global Cooperation Surrounding Pandemic Preparedness & Mitigation Measures

UNEP

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The United Nations Environment Programme

discusses and resolves issues related to

the protection and revitalization of the

environment.

Topics:

1. Stewardship of Ocean Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction 
2. Responsible Resource Consumption Within Sustainable Cities

Specialized Committees

ICJ

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The International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

Topics:

1. Relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem

(Palestine v. United States of America) 
2. Protections against Discriminatory Use of Citizenship Law

(Ukraine v. Russian Federation)

UNPFII

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The United Nations Permanent Forum on

Indigenous Issues is a dedicated space

bringing together nations to discuss and

develop resolutions to Indigenous Issues.

Topics:

1. Sustainable Tourism and Indigenous Communities
2. Arctic Development and Indigenous Rights

Crisis Committees

Note: These committees are recommended for more advanced delegates.

AD HOC

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The topic of this committee will be revealed on the first day of the conference. It is designed for experienced delegates who are comfortable thinking and participating on their feet.

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Golden Age of Piracy

This historical committee is based on events that occurred between the 1650s and 1730s - a time period during which maritime piracy was active in the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, Indian Ocean states, North America, and West Africa. 

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The Iranian Revolution of 1979

Beginning in 1978, the Iranian Revolution was a series of events that culminated in the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and the replacement of his government with an Islamic republic under the Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, a leader of one of the factions in the revolt.