Committees & Topics

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

General Assembly Plenary (GA) - Recommended for novice and intermediate delegates.

1. Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments

2. Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

[ General Assembly Plenary (PDF) Background Guide ]

Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review (HRC-UPR) - Recommended for intermediate and experienced delegates.

1. Colombia

2. Malaysia

3. Canada

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.

[ Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review (PDF) Background Guide ]

[ Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review (PDF) Explanatory Note ]

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) - Recommended for novice, intermediate, and experienced delegates.

1. Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

2. The empowerment of indigenous women

[ Commission on the Status of Women (PDF) Background Guide ]

Security Council (SC) - For experienced delegates only.

1. The Situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question

2. Post-conflict peacebuilding

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. 

[ Security Council (PDF) Background Guide ]

[ Security Council (PDF) Explanatory Note ]