May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016
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Committees & Topics for NISSMUN 2016

———–Committees & Topics——————————————————————

  1. General Assembly (GA)
  • Delivering and implementing a transformative post-2015 development agenda
  • Uniting the global community towards a sustainable future
  1. Security Council (SC)
  • Effects of climate change on global security
  • Natural resource management in post-conflict countries
  1. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  •  Environment as an integral part of social and economic planning
  • Mobilizing additional resources for social and economic transformation
  1. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  •  Promoting youth enterprise for sustainable development
  • Achieving balance between future growth and environmental impacts
  1. Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
  •  Towards a more sustainable consumption patterns
  • Importance of youth education on sustainable development
  1. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Balancing economic growth with environmental sustainability
  • Poverty eradication through sustainable use of natural resources
  1. Human Rights Council (HRC)
  • Impact of economic prosperity on human rights
  • Right to adequate standard of living as a human right
  1. World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Improving the well-being of present and future generations
  • Promoting healthy nutrition in local food sources
  1. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
  • The role of women in environmental protection
  • Strengthening women participation in fighting climate change
  1. International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • The role of ICTs in the achievement of SDG
  • Harnessing the potentials of ICT in achieving quality education for all
  1. World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • The role of the private sector in development
  • Role of business enterprises in sustainable development
  1. World Bank Group (WBG)
  • Financing environmentally sound technologies
  • Supporting low-carbon economy in emerging markets
  1. International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • Development of sustainable alternative fuels for aviation
  • Reducing the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emission on global climate
  1. United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  •  Recognizing and strengthening the role of indigenous people and their communities
  • Reducing poverty with lower environmental impact
  1. United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ( UNECLAC)
  • Supporting sustainable agricultural development in Small Island Developing States
  • Energy Security in Latin America
  1. African Union (AU)
  • Advancing the implementation of SDGs in Africa
  • Lessons from the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
  1. European Union (EU)
  • Challenges of integrating environmental sustainability with economic growth
  • Reducing the environmental impacts associated with the use of natural resources
  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  • Educating communities and families on sustainable agricultural technologies
  • Poor access to financial services as a barrier to sustainable rural development
  1. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • Eliminating all harmful practices against children
  • Integration of children’s rights to sustainable development
  1. United Nations Education, Scientifics and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • Integrating sustainable development in every learning programme
  • The importance of science, technology and innovations in achieving sustainable development
  1. United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
  • Sustainable management of ecosystems and natural resources
  • The role of women and youth in environmental protection
  1. United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
  • Rapid urbanisation and its impact on cities
  • Involving young people in community development and human settlement planning
  1. International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Promoting safe and secure working environments
  • Promoting women’s employment and entrepreneurship opportunities
  1. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC)
  • Environmentally sound management of industrial wastes
  • Prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous products
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Poverty reduction through sustainable agricultural development
  • Enhancing traditional production systems in the rural areas
  1. World Food Programme (WFP)
  • Ensuring food and nutrition security as the greatest development challenge
  • Providing small farmers the means and incentives to increase food production
  1. United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF)
  • Integration of forests into the post-2015 development agenda
  • Practicing sustainable forest development
  1. United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Integration of population issues into sustainable development
  • Promoting a society free of gender discrimination
  1. International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Marine transport as energy efficient and cost effective link
  • Prevention of marine pollution by ships
  1. World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • Reducing the impacts of human induced disasters
  • Early warnings on climate and water related hazards
  1. International Press Committee (IPC)
  • The role of civil society and media in the global transformation to sustainability
  • Building the capacity of media on sustainable development goals
  1. Special Committee on Youth and Sustainable Development (SCYASD)
  • Accelerating youth empowerment for sustainable development
  • Youth integration and participation in decision making processes


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