Below is a list of committees that will be simulated at AMUN during our 2018 session. For further information on any of the AMUN 2018 topics, please consult our Issues at 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 1948
  • 1948 – Open Agenda
Historical Security Council 1993
  • 1993 – Open Agenda
Historical Commission of Inquiry of 2005

  • International Commission of Inquiry for Darfur
  • Commission of Experts to Review the Prosecution of Serious Violations of Human Rights in Timor-Leste

General Assembly

The Concurrent General Assembly Plenary and main committees meet Saturday through Tuesday morning.

General Assembly Plenary

  • Education for Democracy
  • Safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel

Second Committee (Economic and Financial)

  • Women in Development
  • Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources

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
  • Consolidation of peace through practical disarmament measures

Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • International cooperation to address and counter the world drug problem
  • Globalization and its impact on the full enjoyment of all human rights

General Assembly Sixth Committee

  • Status of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of the victims of armed conflicts
  • Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission

World Health Organization Executive Board

World Health Organization Executive Board (WHO)

  • Promoting the health of migrants
  • Global vaccine action plan

United Nations Environment Assembly

SPECIAL COMMITTEE: United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

  • Sound management of chemicals and waste
  • Protection of the environment in areas affected by armed conflict

Economic and Social Council

The Economic and Social Council Commissions meet separately Saturday through Tuesday Morning.

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Commission on Population and Development (CPD)

  • International Migration and Development
  • Adolescents and Youth

[Report Writing Body]

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Committee for Development Policy (CDP)

  • Monitoring the development progress of countries that are graduating and have graduated from the list of least developed countries
  • Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development

[Report Writing Body]


International Court of Justice

  • Advisory Opinion: Accordance with International Law of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence In Respect of Kosovo (Islamic Republic of Iran, Ireland, Kosovo, Serbia)
  • Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - Georgia v Russia
  • Fisheries Jurisdiction - Spain v Canada

International Press Delegation
  • Open Agenda

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