Committees – KaMUN X
KAMUN | 18-20 November 2022 | Karlsruhe, Germany

Committees

Each committee will be moderated and instructed by two chairs. Their responsibility consists in ensuring the compliance of the rulebook by every delegate throughout debating time. Whenever the committee tends to get stuck, the chairs should make use of their guidance wisely and make sure that the committee is heading towards a resolution on the issue. 

Since we are still in the process of planing the conference, topics are very broad nevertheless we would like to give you a glimpse on what you can expect from KAMUN 2022 – The Black Forest Summit!

United High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Beginner

Topic

MUN Refugee Challenge – Statelessness

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe and for addressing situations of human rights violations and make recommendations on them. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year. It meets at the UN Office at Geneva. The Council is made up of 47 United Nations Member States which are elected by the UN General Assembly. The Human Rights Council replaced the former United Nations Commission on Human Rights. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year. It meets at the UN Office at Geneva.

Economic annd Financial Committee(ECOFIN)

Intermediate

Topic

Microfinance with a focus on women empowerment

The United Nations General Assembly Second Committee, also known as the Economic and Financial Committee (ECOFIN) is one of the six main committees of the United Nations General Assembly. It deals with global finance and economic matters.

The Second Committee meets every year in early October and aims to finish its work by the end of November. All 193 member states of the UN can attend.

Arctic Council

Advanced

Topic

Use of the arctic:

  1. Military
  2. Economical
  3. Environmental Effects

The Arctic Council is a high-level intergovernmental forum that addresses issues faced by the Arctic governments and the indigenous people of the Arctic. At present, eight countries exercise sovereignty over the lands within the Arctic Circle, and these constitute the member states of the council: Canada; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Russia; Sweden; and the United States. Other countries or national groups can be admitted as observer states, while organizations representing the concerns of indigenous peoples can be admitted as indigenous permanent participants.

Historic United Nations Security Council

Expert

Topic

1995 Dayton Agreement

As defined in Chapter V of the UN Charter, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the UN’s key organs. Compared to other organs such as the General Assembly, the UNSC enjoys extended powers, as outlined in Chapter VII of the Charter. They include the imposition of sanctions on Member States and the deployment of peacekeeping forces. Composed of fifteen member states, its primary task is maintaining and establishing peace around the world. Ten of which are non-permanent members, which are granted membership for two years before a follow up will take their seat. Five members (the P5) however are permanently represented. They are the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, France, the Republic of China, the United States of America and the Russian Federation, as a P5 state they also reserve the right to veto any SC resolution. Member States and representatives of other UN bodies are often invited to the UNSC to answer to questions or give speeches.