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Below is a list of committees that will be simulated at AMUN during our 2020 session. For further information on any of the AMUN 2020 topics, please consult our AMUN Handbook, which is updated each August. AMUN Handbooks from previous years are available in the AMUN Handbook Archive.

Security Council

Security Council

  • Maintenance of International Peace and Security (COVID-19)
  • The Situation in the Middle East
  • The Situation in Libya
  • The Situation in Kashmir

Historical Security Council 1990

  • The Situation in Lebanon
  • The Situation in Central America
  • The Situation in Cambodia
  • The Situation in Iran and Iraq

Historical Security Council 1967

  • The Situation in Southern Rhodesia
  • The Question of Palestine
  • The Situation in Cyprus

Historical Commission of Inquiry: Non-Aligned States in Cold War Context

  • Commission of Inquiry under resolution 496 (1981) in connection with the Republic of the Seychelles
  • Security Council Commission established under resolution 446 (1979) on the situation in the Occupied Arab territories

General Assembly

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

  • National legislation on transfer of arms, military equipment and dual-use goods and technology
  • Prevention of an arms race in outer space

Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • The right to privacy in the digital age
  • Protection of migrants

Second Committee (Economic and Financial)

  • Agricultural development, food security and nutrition
  • Promotion of sustainable tourism, including ecotourism, for poverty eradication and environmental protection

World Health Organization Executive Board

  • Promoting The Health of Migrants
  • Global vaccine action plan

Economic and Social Council

ECOSOC COMMISSION: General Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

  • Sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture
  • Antimicrobial Resistance

Human Rights Council (HRC)

  • Consequences of child, early and forced marriage
  • Human rights and climate change

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND)

  • Promoting alternative development as a development-oriented drug control strategy
  • Promoting measures to prevent transmission of HIV attributable to drug use among women and for women who are exposed to risk factors associated with drug use, including by improving access to post-exposure prophylaxis

SPECIAL COMMITTEE: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization Executive Board (UNESCO)

  • Strategy for youth and adult literacy (2020-2025)
  • The Declaration of Ethical Principles in relation to Climate Change


International Court of Justice

  • Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 (Advisory Opinion; Madagascar; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; United Kingdom)
  • Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda)
  • Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean (Bolivia v. Chile)

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