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11-13 November 2016


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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.

2016 Committee Topics
Background Guides

General Assembly First Committee (GA1)

GA1 Resolutions PDF

  1. The Implication of Technology on Global Security
  2. Combating Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones
GA1 Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

General Assembly Third Committee (GA3)

GA3 Resolutions PDF

  1. The Promotion of Fundamental Freedoms through the Elimination of Racism and Racial Discrimination
  2. Addressing International Drug Control
GA3 Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO Resolutions PDF

  1. Role of Child Laborers in Agriculture
  2. Responsible Investment Strategies for Food Security and Nutrition
FAO Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

IAEA Resolutions PDF

  1. Radioactive Waste Management
  2. Promoting Nuclear Safety and Security
IAEA Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

Economic and Social Council Plenary (ECOSOC)

ECOSOC Resolutions PDF

  1. Peacebuilding and Post-Conflict Recovery and Development
  2. Sustainable Use of Renewable Energy
ECOSOC Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR Resolutions PDF

  1. Exploring Alternatives to Refugee Camps
  2. HIV and Reproductive Health Services for Displaced Persons
UNHCR Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

UNDP Resolutions PDF

  1. Empowering Youth through Sustainable Development
  2. The Role of Women and Girls in Combating Climate Change
UNDP Background Guide DC 2016 PDF

Security Council (SC)

SC Resolutions PDF

  1. International Counter-Terrorism Measures
  2. Preventing Violence Towards Refugees and IDPs
SC Background Guide DC 2016 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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