GA: 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.
GA: 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.
GA: 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.
GA: 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.
GA: Sixth Committee
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.
ECOSOC – Specialized Agency
World Health Organization (WHO)
Depression: the 21st Century Disease
The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 22 July 1946 headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.