SHASMUN V Topics
Also note that we will be United States of America and the Russian Federation.
Of course we will be several other countries but we should get those country /committee assignments in place before we leave for the summer.
Special Conference on the Global Commons (Antarctica, High Seas, Outer Space, the Atmosphere)
-Maintaining biological diversity in ocean areas outside national jurisdictions.
-Combatting militarization of the Global Commons.
-Addressing the impact of climate change on the status of the Global Commons
GA1 (Disarmament & International Security)
-Addressing the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons in Africa and the Middle East
-Blood Diamonds: Combatting the illicit trade of rough diamonds to finance conflict
– Supporting political transition in the Middle East and North Africa
GA3 (Social and Cultural)
-Addressing the issue of violence and xenophobia in response to increased transnational migration of displaced persons
– Promoting the social (cultural), economic, and political rights of indigenous people worldwide
– Addressing the implications of the Panama Papers
-Ameliorating the socioeconomic gap caused by rapid urbanization in Southeast Asia
-Combatting the effects of mental health issues in developed nations, including the overuse of legal pharmaceuticals and rising suicide rates
-Combatting the global effects of tax evasion and money laundering
-The Nascent Crusade: Combatting the global jihadi network in North Africa and Europe
-The Situation in Burundi
-The Question of Nuclear Programs in the Middle East
Human Rights Council
-Measures to protect women’s rights in the Middle East
-Ensuring the place of human rights under multinational trade agreements (TPP, Better Regulation Trade Agreement)
– Ensuring the rights of ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities
-Measures to cut down on food waste globally
-Measures to ensure corporate environmental responsibility
-Measures to address environmental degradation associated with the practices of the agribusiness and animal