Below is a list of committees that will be simulated at AMUN during our 2019 session. For further information on any of the AMUN 2019 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 2003
  • 2003 – Open Agenda
Historical Security Council 1961
  • 1961 – Open Agenda
Historical Commission of Inquiry: Assassinations

  • United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission into the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri
  • Commission of Inquiry into the facts and circumstances of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto

General Assembly

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

General Assembly Plenary

  • The United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Review
  • Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Second Committee (Economic and Financial)

  • Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • International migration and development

First Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

  • The illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects
  • Nuclear disarmament

Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • Promotion and protection of the rights of children
  • Rights of indigenous peoples

World Conference on Youth

  • Promoting healthy lives and access to quality health care
  • Empowering marginalized youth emphasizing the most at risk young people

Economic and Social Council

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

  • Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all
  • Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women

International Telecommunication Union

SPECIAL COMMITTEE: International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

  • Telecommunication/information and communication technology accessibility for persons with disabilities and persons with specific needs
  • Cybersecurity

Economic and Social Council

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

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)

  • Women’s economic empowerment: boosting women’s entrepreneurship in Africa
  • Enhancing the climate resilience of Africa’s infrastructure

[Report Writing Body]

ECOSOC COMMISSION: Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

  • Preventing and combating trafficking in persons facilitated by the criminal misuse of information and communications technologies
  • Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls

[Report Writing Body]

Simulations

International Court of Justice

  • Passage through the Great Belt (Finland v. Denmark)
  • Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia v. Singapore)
  • Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. The United States of America)

International Press Delegation
  • Open Agenda

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