NISSMUN 2020 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
February 12, 2020
NISSMUN 2020 CODE OF CONDUCT
February 12, 2020
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2020 NISSMUN COMMITTEES & TOPICS

 

  • GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  1. Reminding our political leaders of their commitment on the SDGs
  2. Conflict and insecurity as threats to sustainable development
  • Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality

 

  • SECURITY COUNCIL
  1. Addressing the underlying causes of terrorism
  2. Achieving peace and stability in the middle east

 

  • ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC)
  1. Implementing policies for poverty eradication and sustainable development
  2. Increasing the capacity of local communities to pursue sustainable livelihood opportunities

 

  • HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (HRC)
  1. Promoting education for human rights and gender equality
  2. Creating a disability inclusive world

 

  • UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME (UNODC)
  1. Strengthening the recovery and return of stolen assets and combating all forms of organized crime
  2. Promoting rule of law and equal access to justice
  • Reducing illicit financial and arms flows, corruption and bribery

 

  • UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC)
  1. Environmental degradation and climate change as threats to sustainable development
  2. Improving the education and awareness raising on climate change mitigation, adaptation and early warning

 

  • ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS (OPCW)
  1. Promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development
  2. Eliminating the global stocks of chemical weapon agents and promoting peaceful use of chemistry for sustainable development

 

  • INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)
  1. Providing universal affordable access of internet in least developed countries
  2. Bridging the gender gap in information and communication technology (ICT)

 

  • UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP)
  1. Ensuring that no one is left behind in the implementation of the SDGs
  2. Reducing by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty

 

  • COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW)
  1. Empowerment of women and girls as a key accelerator to achieving the SDGs
  2. Upholding the right women to ownership and control of land and other forms of property

 

  • INTERNAIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO)
  1. Increasing the employment opportunities of youth and adults with relevant technical and vocational skills
  2. Achieving decent work for all young people and persons with disabilities

 

  • UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION (UNESCO)
  1. Promoting education for sustainability
  2. Ensuring that all youth, both girls and boys, achieve literacy and numeracy

 

  • UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN FUND (UNICEF)
  1. Ensuring that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education.
  2. Tackling early child and forced marriages, and genital mutilation against women

 

  • WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO)
  1. Strengthening the treatment and prevention of substance abuse, including narcotic drugs abuse and harmful use of alcohol
  2. Protecting children from diseases associated with poor water supply, sanitation and hygiene
  • Reducing the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents

 

  • UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA)
  1. The impact of population growth and ageing on sustainable development
  2. Turning the youth bulge into youth dividend

 

  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATION (FAO)
  1. Ending poverty through the engagement of young people in sustainable agriculture
  2. Promoting youth initiative and innovation in tackling famers and herders’ disputes

 

  • WORLD BANK GROUP (WBG)
  1. Promoting youth financial literacy as a tool for sustainable development
  2. Integrating human rights in the financing of development agenda

 

  • AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB)
  1. African youth as the untapped resource in achieving the SDGs
  2. Investing in Climate Change education, training and awareness raising
  • INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)
  1. Putting young people at the heart of development
  2. Improving domestic capacity for tax and revenue collection
  • UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (UNIDO)
  1. Promoting the development and transfer of environmentally sound technologies to developing countries
  2. Reducing waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

 

  • WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP)
  1. Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition
  2. Investing in the agriculture sector to combat hunger and malnutrition

 

 

  • UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMNETS PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT)
  1. Taking action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats
  • Upgrading slums and ensuring access to adequate, safe and affordable housing for all

 

  • UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP)
  1. Achieving sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
  2. Engaging Fossil fuel companies in the fight against climate change

 

  • UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANISATION (UNWTO)
  1. Tourism as a sector vulnerable to environmental degradation and climate change
  2. Promoting sustainable tourism that creates jobs and promotes local culture and products

 

  • INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (IMO)
  1. Preventing and significantly reducing marine pollution of all kinds
  2. Enhancing the conservation and sustainable use of oceans
  • Improving the safety and security of international shipping and preventing pollution from ship

 

  • JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
  1. Ensuring healthy lives and ending the AIDS epidemic, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected tropical diseases
  2. Engaging young people in improving awareness on HIV and eliminating HIV-related discrimination
  • INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION (ICAO)
  1. Air transport as a catalyst for economic and social development
  2. Sharing of knowledge, expertise and technology for the sustainable development of aviation in Africa
  • UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD)
  1. Trade and Investment as vehicles for inclusive and sustainable development
  2. The role of the private sector in integrating sustainable development goals into their core businesses

 

  • PEACE BUILDING COMMISSION (PBC)
  1. Promoting peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development
  2. Ending wars and reducing the incidence of violence
  • UNITED NATION FORUM ON FOREST (UNFF)
  1. Combating desertification and sustainably manage forests
  2. Enhancing the role of forests in reducing the risk of natural disasters

 

  • WORLD METEROLOGICAL ORGANISATION (WMO)
  1. Providing scientific facts and analysis on climate change
  2. Engaging young people in weather and climate issues

 

  • UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD)
  1. Promoting the development, transfer, dissemination and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies to developing countries at favourable terms
  2. Promoting clean energy and green industry development

 

  • AFRICAN UNION (AU)
  1. Recognising the roles and responsibilities of local governments in achieving the SDGs
  2. Substantially reducing corruption and bribery in all their forms
  • Checkmating the resurgence of youth militancy in Africa
  • EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
  1. Raising sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature
  2. Committing resources in realizing the SDGs in developing countries and engaging in global partnerships for development

 

  • ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS)
  1. Youth as active drivers of change in local communities
  2. Engaging youth in building peace and fostering sustainable development across the Lake Chad Basin Communities

 

  • UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (UNECLAC)
  1. Sustainable use of natural resources in the Small Island Development States
  2. Strengthening climate change education in the region

 

  • UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (UNESCAP)
  1. Closing the gap between economic growth and environmental degradation in the Asia-Pacific Region
  2. Incorporating renewable energy into public facilities

 

  • ORGANISATION FOR ISLAMIC COOPERATION (OIC)
  1. Engaging traditional and religious leaders in the fight against gender-based violence
  2. Promoting social, economic and political inclusion of youth and women

 

  • INTERNATIONAL PRESS COMMITTEE (IPC)
  1. Intensifying the awareness on SDGs among youth and the public
  2. Promoting the rights of women and girls through the social media

 

  • SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON YOUTH ACTION ON THE SDGS (SCOYAS)
  1. The role of youth in localizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  2. Corruption as a threat to sustainable development

 

  • INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM)
  1. Impact of humanitarian crises and forced displacement of people on sustainable development
  2. Providing refugees, internally displaced persons and migrants with life-long learning opportunities.
  • Ensuring the rights and safety of migrants and combating discrimination against migrants.

 

 

 

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