Committees & Topics

Please visit our Delegate Preparation page for details regarding position papers, rules of procedure, and other helpful resources.

Position Papers will be due on Monday, February 11, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Position Papers should be submitted via our online form

General Assembly Plenary (GA) - Recommended for novice and intermediate delegates.
1. Protection of Global Climate for Present and Future Generations of Humankind
2. Right of the Palestinian People to Self-Determination

Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review (HRC-UPR) - Recommended for intermediate and experienced delegates.
1. Bhutan
2. Yemen
3. Norway
Note: The Human Rights Council will be simulating the Universal Periodic Review process by reviewing three countries. These three countries will be the "topics" of the committee and should be addressed within HRC-UPR position papers. More information on this will be found in the Explanatory Note and Background Guide. Also, please note that the order in which the States under Review (SuR) are reviewed is subject to change at any time up to and including during the conference.

United Nations Development Programme - Executive Board (UNDP) - Recommended for novice, intermediate, and experienced delegates.
1. Electoral Assistance
2. Strengthening Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls

Security Council (SC- For experienced delegates only.
1. Mine Action
2. The Situation in Iraq
Note: The Executive Secretariat reserves the right to add additional suggested topics, with their own background materials, should they feel an issue requires the urgent attention of the Security Council.