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Beginner

Delegates who are first-timers in MUN (and those who have never joined any MUN competition) are encouraged to apply for councils under ‘beginner’ level.

Intermediate

Councils under ‘intermediate’ level have higher level of difficulty than councils under ‘beginner’ level. Delegates who are first-timers and delegates who have joined MUN competition are both welcomed to apply.

Challenging

With the highest level of difficulty, delegates are expected to show the best skills that they have. Delegates who have been involved in numerous MUN competitions are encouraged to apply for these councils. First-timers MUN delegates can also apply for this level.

International Press Corps

 

International Press Corps comprise of journalists from all over the world. It works as media-coverage for the conference, through writing some articles containing the information that is being discussed, maintaining social medias, as well as doing several interviews. It becomes the tool for international community to monitor the work of countries representatives in various councils and report the proceedings and progress of the conference.

East Asia Summit (EAS)

 

EAS is a forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific Region to further the enhancement of regional peace, security and prosperity. Established in 2005, it has become a forum for strategic dialogue and cooperation on political, security and economic issues of common regional concern. The membership of EAS consists of ten ASEAN Member States, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, and the USA. Six areas are being prioritized by EAS, which are Environment and Energy, Education, Finance, Global Health Issues and Pandemic Diseases, Natural Disaster Management, and ASEAN Connectivity.


UN Human Rights Council

 

UN Human Rights Council was established in 2006 by resolution 60/251, replacing the UN Commission on Human Rights. Its main purpose is to strengthen and promote human rights around the world, through addressing specific human rights violations as well as making recommendations to member states on human rights in general. It is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States. To achieve its purpose, UNHRC has special rapporteurs and working groups. UNHRC is subsidiary to the General Assembly, and its members are selected by the General Assembly.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

IMF is an international financial institution which was established in 1944, at a UN Conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States. Its creation was to serve the main purpose to ensure the stability of the international monetary system through three ways, which are keeping track of the global economy and the economies of member countries, lending to countries with balance of payments difficulties, and giving practical help to members. IMF also aims to promote international monetary cooperation, facilitate international trade, and foster sustainable economic growth. It has 189 countries enlisted as its members and its headquarters is in Washington, D.C.

UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

 

UNCSW is an intergovernmental body that aims to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since its establishment by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Resolution 11 (II), 1946, CSW has been shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since 1996, the mandate of UNCSW was expanded to include monitoring and reviewing progress on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

 

Established in 1997, UNODC is the agency of the UN that has become the leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime, such as trafficking in persons, money laundering, piracy, and terrorism. UNODC has offices spread among countries to work on three major areas, which are health, justice and public safety. UNODC aims to implement measures included in three conventions on drug control and the conventions against transnational organized crime and corruption as well as its protocol.

UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

 

UNEP was established as the result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) in 2017 to coordinate the environmental activities of the UN. Its main purpose is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment. UNEP has been actively engaged with various actors and stakeholders to advocate environmental concerns within the international system, as well as initiated numerous negotiations for international environmental instruments. Its main activities are related to climate change, disasters and conflicts, ecosystem management, environmental governance, harmful substances, resource efficiency.

Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)

 

SPECPOL is the fourth committee of the General Assembly which covers 5 decolonization-related agenda items, Palestinian refugees and human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, atomic radiation and University for Peace. Its members comprise of all Member States of the UN.

UN Security Council (UNSC)

 

UNSC is one of the six main organs of the United Nations with the primary responsibility to maintain international peace and security. Its first session was in 1946, London, and UNSC has taken permanent residence at the UN Headquarters, New York City. Its establishment followed the World War II, after the failure of the League of Nations to maintain the worlds peace. It has 15 members, with 5 countries as permanent members (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States) and 10 non-permanent members, elected on a regional basis. Its main mandate is also to accept new members to the United Nations, establish peacekeeping operations, authorize military action. It has binding resolutions to Member States.

Legal Committee

 

Legal Committee is the sixth committee of the General Assembly, which is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. All of the UN Member States are entitled to representation on Legal Committee. It aims to achieve the mandate set by Article 13 of the UN Charter, which is to promote the progressive development of international law. Numerous important treaties have been negotiated and adopted by Legal Committee, such as The 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the 1997 Terrorist Bombing Convention. It works closely with International Law Commission. Its formal meeting is held every year from late September to late November, in parallel with the General Assembly annual session.

COUNCILS OVERVIEW

International Press Corps

 

International Press Corps comprise of journalists from all over the world. It works as media-coverage for the conference, through writing some articles containing the information that is being discussed, maintaining social medias, as well as doing several interviews. It becomes the tool for international community to monitor the work of countries representatives in various councils and report the proceedings and progress of the conference.

East Asia Summit (EAS)

 

EAS is a forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific Region to further the enhancement of regional peace, security and prosperity. Established in 2005, it has become a forum for strategic dialogue and cooperation on political, security and economic issues of common regional concern. The membership of EAS consists of ten ASEAN Member States, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, and the USA. Six areas are being prioritized by EAS, which are Environment and Energy, Education, Finance, Global Health Issues and Pandemic Diseases, Natural Disaster Management, and ASEAN Connectivity.


UN Human Rights Council

 

UN Human Rights Council was established in 2006 by resolution 60/251, replacing the UN Commission on Human Rights. Its main purpose is to strengthen and promote human rights around the world, through addressing specific human rights violations as well as making recommendations to member states on human rights in general. It is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States. To achieve its purpose, UNHRC has special rapporteurs and working groups. UNHRC is subsidiary to the General Assembly, and its members are selected by the General Assembly.

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

 

IMF is an international financial institution which was established in 1944, at a UN Conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States. Its creation was to serve the main purpose to ensure the stability of the international monetary system through three ways, which are keeping track of the global economy and the economies of member countries, lending to countries with balance of payments difficulties, and giving practical help to members. IMF also aims to promote international monetary cooperation, facilitate international trade, and foster sustainable economic growth. It has 189 countries enlisted as its members and its headquarters is in Washington, D.C.

UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

 

UNCSW is an intergovernmental body that aims to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since its establishment by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Resolution 11 (II), 1946, CSW has been shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since 1996, the mandate of UNCSW was expanded to include monitoring and reviewing progress on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

 

Established in 1997, UNODC is the agency of the UN that has become the leader in the fight against illicit drugs and international crime, such as trafficking in persons, money laundering, piracy, and terrorism. UNODC has offices spread among countries to work on three major areas, which are health, justice and public safety. UNODC aims to implement measures included in three conventions on drug control and the conventions against transnational organized crime and corruption as well as its protocol.

UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

 

UNEP was established as the result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) in 2017 to coordinate the environmental activities of the UN. Its main purpose is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment. UNEP has been actively engaged with various actors and stakeholders to advocate environmental concerns within the international system, as well as initiated numerous negotiations for international environmental instruments. Its main activities are related to climate change, disasters and conflicts, ecosystem management, environmental governance, harmful substances, resource efficiency.

Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)

 

SPECPOL is the fourth committee of the General Assembly which covers 5 decolonization-related agenda items, Palestinian refugees and human rights, peacekeeping, mine action, outer space, public information, atomic radiation and University for Peace. Its members comprise of all Member States of the UN.

UN Security Council (UNSC)

 

UNSC is one of the six main organs of the United Nations with the primary responsibility to maintain international peace and security. Its first session was in 1946, London, and UNSC has taken permanent residence at the UN Headquarters, New York City. Its establishment followed the World War II, after the failure of the League of Nations to maintain the worlds peace. It has 15 members, with 5 countries as permanent members (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States) and 10 non-permanent members, elected on a regional basis. Its main mandate is also to accept new members to the United Nations, establish peacekeeping operations, authorize military action. It has binding resolutions to Member States.

Legal Committee

Legal Committee is the sixth committee of the General Assembly, which is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly. All of the UN Member States are entitled to representation on Legal Committee. It aims to achieve the mandate set by Article 13 of the UN Charter, which is to promote the progressive development of international law. Numerous important treaties have been negotiated and adopted by Legal Committee, such as The 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and the 1997 Terrorist Bombing Convention. It works closely with International Law Commission. Its formal meeting is held every year from late September to late November, in parallel with the General Assembly annual session.

COUNCILS OVERVIEW

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