United Nations Environment

Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), or UN Environment, is the leading global environmental governing body. The mission of the UNEP is to provide leadership and encourage cooperation in informing and enabling states and their peoples to improve quality of life without compromising future generations.


Founded in June 1972, UNEP acts as the coordinating body for the United Nation’s environmental policies and agenda, and has played a significant role in identifying, analysing, and mitigating global environmental concerns.

This committee will consist of 32 delegates representing their assigned Member States, discussing:

1. Marine Plastics
2. Water Security and the Global Water Crisis

Staff Members

Manousha Dhiwaghar
Chair
Ananya Yadav
Chair
Debanjan Dhar
Crisis Analyst
Valerie Nwaokoro
Crisis Analyst
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McMaster sits on the traditional territory shared between the Haudenosaunee confederacy and the Anishinabe nations, which was acknowledged in the Dish with One Spoon wampum belt. That wampum uses the symbolism of a dish to represent the territory, and one spoon to represent that the people are to share the resources of the land and only take what they need.

 

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