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Below is a list of committees that will be simulated at AMUN during our 2023 session. For further information on any of the AMUN 2023 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

The Security Councils meet Saturday through Tuesday and may discuss any peace and security issue which the Members choose to bring before the body. AMUN will provide brief overviews for several possible topics, but these are not intended to limit the actual discussions which may take place when the sessions convene.

Security Council

  • Open Agenda

Historical Security Council 2003

  • Open Agenda

General Assembly

General Assembly Plenary (Concurrent)

  • International cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters, from relief to development
  • Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

  • Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction
  • Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation

Second Committee (Economic and Financial)

  • Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • External debt sustainability and development

Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • The safety of journalists and the issue of impunity
  • Preventing and combating crimes that affect the environment

SPECIAL COMMITTEE: International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

  • Facilitating digital inclusion initiatives for indigenous peoples
  • Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with specific needs

Economic and Social Council

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

  • Women’s economic empowerment: boosting women’s entrepreneurship in Africa
  • Addressing poverty and vulnerability in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic

[Report Writing Body]

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

  • Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration
  • Population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development

[Report Writing Body]


International Court of Justice

  • Passage through the Great Belt (Finland v. Denmark)
  • Advisory Opinion: Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons (Italy, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, Qatar)
  • Kasikili/Sedudu Island (Botswana/Namibia)

International Press Delegation
  • Open Agenda

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