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Below is a list of committees that will be simulated at AMUN during our 2021 session. For further information on any of the AMUN 2021 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 1973

  • Open Agenda

General Assembly

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

  • Developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
  • Women, disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control

Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization)

  • Assistance in mine action
  • Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

  • Nuclear and radiation safety
  • Nuclear security

Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • Elimination of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
  • Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa

Human Rights Council

  • The human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Human rights and indigenous peoples

SPECIAL COMMITTEE: United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

  • Innovative pathways to achieve sustainable consumption and production
  • Poverty-environment nexus

Economic and Social Council

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

  • Towards disability-inclusive sustainable development: implementation of the Beijing Declaration, including the Action Plan to Accelerate the Implementation of the Incheon Strategy
  • Building resilience to cross-border disasters

[Report Writing Body]

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

  • Women, the girl child and HIV and AIDS
  • Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

[Report Writing Body]


International Court of Justice

  • Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay)
  • Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand)
  • Advisory Opinion: Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Palestine; Israel; Canada; Egypt)

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