COMMITTEES

UNGA

United Nations General Assembly

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) is the main policy-making organ of the United Nations. Comprising ​all Member States, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of ​international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations. Each of the 193 Member States of the ​United Nations has an equal vote. The UNGA also makes key decisions for the UN which include ​appointing the Secretary-General on the recommendation of the Security Council, electing the non-​permanent members of the Security Council and approving the UN budget. The Assembly meets in ​regular sessions from September to December each year, and thereafter as required. It discusses specific ​issues through dedicated agenda items or sub-items, which lead to the adoption of resolutions.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon Proxy Warfare in the middle east ​with special emphasis on Israel Palestine conflict.

UNHRC

United Nations Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council is the main intergovernmental body within the United Nations responsible ​for human rights. Established in 2006 by the General Assembly, it is responsible for strengthening the ​promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council, composed of 47 Member ​States, provides a multilateral forum to address human rights violations and country situations. It ​responds to human rights emergencies and makes recommendations on how to better implement ​human rights on the ground. The Human Rights Council replaced the former United Nations ​Commission on Human Rights. It authorises commissions of inquiry and fact-finding missions, which ​produce hard-hitting evidence on war crimes and crimes against humanity.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon rehabilitation of Refugees, IDPs and ​other vulnerable citizens.

UNCSW

United Nations Commission on the ​Status of Women

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) is the global champion for gender ​equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman ​and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. UNCSW is an organization ​dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. In 1996, ECOSOC in resolution 1996/6expanded the Commission’s mandate and decided that it should take a leading role in monitoring and ​reviewing progress and problems in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for ​Action, and in mainstreaming a gender perspective in UN activities. During the Commission’s annual ​two-week session, representatives of UN Member States, civil society organizations and UN entities ​gather at UN headquarters in New York. They discuss progress as well as emerging issues that affect ​gender equality and the empowerment of women. Member States agree on further actions to accelerate ​progress and promote women’s enjoyment of their rights in political, economic, and social fields.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon Sexual and Gender Based Violence ​with special emphasis on conflict and post conflict ​situati​ons.

UNEA​

United Nations Environment ​Assembly

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the world’s highest-level decision-making body ​for matters related to the environment, with a universal membership of all 193 Member States. It sets ​the global environmental agenda, provides overarching policy guidance, and defines policy responses to ​address emerging environmental challenges. It undertakes policy review, dialogue, and the exchange of ​experiences, sets the strategic guidance on the future direction of the UN Environment Programme ​(UNEP), and fosters partnerships for achieving environmental goals and resource mobilization. The ​President of the Environment Assembly is the guardian of the rules of procedure and, with the ​assistance of the other Bureau members, is responsible for the general conduct of the business of the ​Assembly. The Environment Assembly mandates the President to convene formal plenary meetings, ​informal meetings, and the meetings of the whole committee, including working groups on resolutions.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon climate change and sustainability ​with ​special emphasis on green economy.

ECOSOC

United Nations Economic & Social ​Council

The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three ​dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social, and environmental. It is the central platform ​for fostering debate and innovative thinking, forging consensus on ways forward, and coordinating ​efforts to achieve internationally agreed-upon goals. The UN Charter established ECOSOC in 1945 as one ​of the six principal organs of the United Nations. It links a diverse family of subsidiary bodies and UN ​entities (Organigram) dedicated to sustainable development, providing overall guidance and ​coordination. These include regional economic and social commissions, functional commissions ​facilitating intergovernmental discussions of major global issues, expert bodies establishing important ​global normative frameworks, and specialised agencies, programs, and funds at work around the world ​to translate development commitments into real changes in people’s lives.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon the BRI with special emphasis on ​strengthening economic cooperation and itegration in ​the region

WHO

World Health Organisation

Founded in 1948, WHO, or the World Health Organization, is the United Nations agency that connects ​nations, partners, and people to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable—so ​everyone, everywhere, can attain the highest level of health. WHO leads global efforts to expand ​universal health coverage. It directs and coordinates the world’s response to health emergencies and ​promotes healthier lives. Its Triple Billion targets outline an ambitious plan for the world to achieve ​good health for all using science-based policies and programs. Working with 194 member states across 6 ​regions and on the ground in 150+ locations, the WHO team works to improve everyone’s ability to ​enjoy good health and well-being. WHO offers a diverse, multicultural environment for professionals ​seeking to advance health as a basic human right.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon furthering SDG 3 and creation of a ​roadmap to prevent the spread of diseases with ​special​ emphasis on aftermath of COIVD-19

IOM

International Organisation for ​Migration

Established in 1951, IOM is part of the United Nations System and stands as the leading ​intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. With 175 member states, a further 8 states ​holding observer status, and offices in 171 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly ​migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing support to migrants across the world, developing ​effective responses to the shifting dynamics of migration, and providing advice on migration policy and ​practice. The organization collaborates with governmental, intergovernmental, and non-governmental ​partners to improve the resilience of people on the move, particularly those in situations of ​vulnerability. It also works closely with governments to manage all forms of mobility and their impacts. ​This work includes operations in some of the most complex emergency settings in the world. The IOM ​Constitution recognizes the link between migration and economic, social, and cultural development, as ​well as to the right of freedom of movement.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon Migration due to environmental ​calamities with special emphasis on Legal Safeguards ​in host countries

G20

Group of 20

The Group of Twenty (G20) is the main forum for international economic cooperation. It plays an ​important role in defining and strengthening global architecture and governance on all major ​international economic issues. The G20 has annually rotating presidencies. Brazil will hold the G20 ​presidency from December 1, 2023, to November 30, 2024. Initially, the G20 focused mainly on general ​macroeconomic issues but expanded its agenda to include topics such as trade, sustainable ​development, health, agriculture, energy, the environment, climate change, and the fight against ​corruption. The G20 Summit is a meeting between the Heads of State or Governments of the member ​countries. The Summit is the culmination of more than a hundred G20 meetings over the course of a ​year.

Deliberation upon localization of SDGs with special ​emphasis on Civil Society and Non-Governmental ​Organization participation.

AGENDA

CDF

Citizen’s Dialogue Forum

Citizen's Dialogue Forum (CDF) is an informal and non-technical forum where the delegates get to voice ​out their personal opinions on a wide range of issues that concern the country without affiliation to ​political parties or organizations. This forum is particularly designed to enable the students to express ​their views on current and existing programs, policies, and legislation that ought to be undertaken for ​the welfare of the nation. The working of the Citizen's Dialogue Forum is similar to that of a conclave in ​debating terms. This committee provides an environment and a valuable opportunity for young minds ​to engage in fruitful discussions and explore different perspectives and opinions. It also helps foster a ​sense of civic responsibility, encouraging them to analyse various policies and propose solutions.

Deliberation on the need for legislation in integration ​of sustainable development with economic progress ​with special emphasis on circular economy.

AGENDA

NITI

AAYOG

NITI Aayog is developing itself as a state-of-the-art resource center with the necessary knowledge and ​skills that will enable it to act with speed, promote research and innovation, provide strategic policy ​vision for the government, and deal with contingent issues. It is supported by an attached office, ​Development Monitoring and Evaluation Organisation (DMEO), a flagship initiative, Atal Innovation ​Mission (AIM), and an autonomous body, National Institute of Labour Economics Research and ​Development (NILERD). It succeeds in evolving a shared vision of national development priorities, ​sectors, and strategies with the active involvement of states. One of the main objectives is to foster ​cooperative federalism through structured support initiatives and mechanisms with the States, ​continuously recognizing that strong states make a strong nation.

Deliberation upon right to privacy with special ​emphasis on IT Rules, 2020 and Digital Personal Data ​Protection Act, 2023.

AGENDA

LOK SABHA

As per the provisions of Article 79 of the Indian Constitution, the House of the People, or Lok Sabha, is ​the lower house of the parliament. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by ​direct election based on adult suffrage. Eighteen Lok Sabhas have been constituted so far. Lok Sabha, or ​the first chamber of Parliament, is also called the popular chamber of the Indian Parliament, which ​enjoys Legislative, Executive, Financial, Judicial and Electoral powers. One of the most powerful features ​of Lok Sabha is that it can pass a no-confidence motion against the ruling party and can dissolve the ​existing Assembly. Responsible for the ruling government’s proper functioning, Lok sabha introduces ​and passes bills for defence, finance, and home affairs of the country.

AGENDA

Deliberation upon One Nation One Election with ​special emphasis on The Ram Nath Kovind Panel report,

AIPPM

All India Political Parties Meet

There are more than 2,000 registered political parties in India. The politics of the nation have been ​constantly changing. Typically called before the session of the parliament or introduction of the bill, the ​All India Political Party Meets are conventions that allow the diverse political groups of India to reach a ​consensus on decisions of national importance before sessions begin. With the absence of legislative ​power of the parliament, the initial purpose of the forum was for unrestricted political debate, ​discussion, and deliberation, which may not be allowed in parliament due to time constraints, but this ​body now aids in providing a better insight into national issues. The AIPPM committee, unlike other ​conventional MUN committees characterized by heated debates, cross talks, high levels of negotiation, ​and political democracy, echoes hopes of change and evolution!

AGENDA

Deliberation upon implementation of UCC with special ​emphasis on the protection of minority rights.

IP

International Press

In Model United Nations, traditional committees focus on resolutions and diplomacy, while the ​International Press lets participants explore journalism and photography. It sheds light on proceedings, ​promotes informed discussions, and nurtures creativity. Journalism, the "fourth estate" of democracy, ​holds those in power accountable. Photography, as an art form, transcends language barriers and has the ​power to evoke emotions and inspire change. IP is a testament to the multifaceted nature of global ​affairs. Journalism, caricature, and photography provide diverse tools to express and illuminate issues, ​enriching the experience and promoting transparency, inclusivity, and creative expression.

AGENDA

Inviting Journalists and Photographers.