Committees

First Committee

DISARMAMENT AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY COMMITTEE

Nuclear Evolution: International Disarmament and Security

DISEC deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace affecting the international community. Its purpose is to seek out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime. The first Resolution ever approved dates back to the 24th of January 1946 and dealt with the consequences of the discovery of the Atomic Energy.

Second Committee

 ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL COMMITTEE

Development and Regulation of Internatioanl Free Trade Agreements

ECOFIN deals with issues linked to economic growth and development, including international trade, financial system, debt sustainability, sustainable development, and poverty eradication. It can also deal with International Criminal acts interfering with the worldwide financial system, such as money laundering.

Third Committee

SOCIAL, HUMANITARIAN AND CULTURAL COMMITTEE

Economic Development through the Education of Young Girls

SOCHUM focuses on one of the pillars of the United Nations: Human Rights. It discussed and continues to discuss themes such as the advancement of women, the protection of children, the safeguard of indigenous peoples, the conditions and treatment of refugees, the promotion and protection of freedom, and the elimination of racism and discrimination. The third committee also faces criminal issues linked with its macro-topics relating to youth, crime prevention, criminal justice and international drug control.

Fourth Committee

SPECIAL POLITICAL AND DECOLONIZATION COMMITTEE

Reformation of the Role of United Nations Pacekeepers 

Since the independence of Palau in 1994 and consequent “dismantling” of the trusteeship system, SPECPOL nowadays focuses less on decolonization issues and more on human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, atomic radiation and the University of Peace.

Sixth Committee

LEGAL COMMITTEE

 Diplomatic Protection

The Legal Committee is the main forum for the consideration and the solving of legal questions at the United Nations. The Legal Committee is the main body at the United Nation where negotiations related to the discussion and drafting of treaties and negotiations are held.

GCMUN will give students and Faculty Advisors the opportunity to spend a full day at the United Nations Headquarters. The General Assembly (GA) building is one of the most remarkable places at the UNHQ. One day in such an institutional environment will make you realize how actual delegates work during plenary sessions. Inspired by this highly authoritative forum, students can expect to be delegates of the First, Second, Third, Fourth or Sixth Committee.