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NMUN•DC Committee Topics and Background Guides

You only need to download background guides for the committees assigned to your country. If you are unsure which ones are relevant, consult the Country Assignment Matrix.

2015 Committee Topics
Background Guides

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

GA1 Resolutions PDF

  1. Implementation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction
  2. United Action Towards the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
  3. Ensuring the Safety of Civilians in Conflict Zones
GA1 Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

General Assembly Second Committee (GA2)

GA2 Resolutions PDF

  1. Strengthening International Strategies for Disaster Reduction
  2. Addressing External Debt Sustainability
  3. International Trade and Development
GA2 Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP Resolutions PDF

  1. Paris 2015: Towards a Universal Climate Agreement
  2. Organized Crime in Wildlife, Gold, and Timber
  3. Marine Plastic Debris and Microplastics
UNEP Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

UNESCO Resolutions PDF

  1. World Heritage Sites: Balancing Tourism and Preservation
  2. Preserving Linguistic Diversity
  3. Education and Science for Agriculture in Africa
UNESCO Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

UN-Habitat Resolution PDF

  1. Engaging Youth in Sustainable Urbanization Initiatives
  2. Addressing Long- and Short-Term Shelter Needs through Reconstruction Efforts
  3. Mitigating Climate Change by Utilizing Alternative Energy Sources
UN-Habitat Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR Resolutions PDF

  1. Implementing Emergency Responses for Seafaring Refugees
  2. Ensuring Equal Rights for Refugees from Complex Crises
  3. Sustainable Environmental Management Practices in Refugee Affected Areas
UNHCR Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

CSW Resolutions PDF

  1. Eliminating Preventable Maternal Mortality
  2. Increasing Women's Role in Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
  3. Growing Women's Economic Empowerment
CSW Background Guide DC 2015 PDF

Security Council (SC)

SC Resolutions PDF

  1. Preventing Terrorist Acquisition of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  2. Children and Armed Conflict
  3. Women, Peace, and Security: The Implementation of SC Resolution 1325
SC Background Guide DC 2015 PDF


NMUN•DC Committee Topics

2015 Committee Topics PDF

Delegate Preparation Guide

NMUN Delegate Prep. Guide

All delegates should read the NMUN Delegate Preparation Guide PDF. It's a valuable resource that will provide answers to most of your questions.

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