CODE OF CONDUCT FOR NISSMUN 2019
June 22, 2019
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NISSMUN 2019 COMMITTEES & TOPICS

 NISSMUN 2019 COMMITTEES & TOPICS:


1) GENERAL ASSEMBLY (GA)

  1. i) Harnessing the full potential of youth in peacebuilding, tolerance and conflict resolution
  2. ii) Fostering greater international collaboration among youth peacebuilders

2)SECURITY COUNCIL (SC)

  1. i) Countering the rise of radicalization and extremism among young women and men
  2. ii) Influence of small arms and light weapons on violent conflicts

iii) Tackling terrorism and cybercrime for peaceful and sustainable future

3) ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC)

  1. i) Peaceful and secure societies as key to achieving the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development
  2. ii) Promoting economic growth and social inclusion of marginalized groups

4) HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL (HRC)

  1. i) Guaranteeing fundamental human rights with a focus on reducing youth violence
  2. ii) Fighting discrimination and hate towards minorities

5) UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME (UNODC)

  1. i) Reducing the vulnerability of young people to drug abuse and crime
  2. ii) Protecting young people from indoctrination and radicalization

iii) Promoting peace and combatting trafficking of young men and women in situations of conflict

6) INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)

  1. i) Developing new technologies for peacebuilding and conflict prevention
  2. ii) Use of ICT in countering extremists’ narratives

7) UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP)

  1. i) Inclusive governance as a key for conflict prevention
  2. ii) Civic engagement and participation of youth in politics and public institutions

8) COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW)

  1. i) Unlocking the potential of women for conflict prevention and peacebuilding
  2. ii) Investing in women’ human rights, equality and women led groups

9) UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS (UNAOC)

  1. i) Engaging young people in promoting intercultural and interreligious dialogue
  2. ii) Building trust between young people and governments

iii) Building bridges between societies

10) INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO)

  1. i) Investing in youth employment and entrepreneurship
  2. ii) Skills training as a pathway to economic growth and peacebuilding

11) UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIO (UNESCO)

  1. i) Reducing violence through conflict resolution education in schools
  2. ii) Harnessing the power to arts and culture for peacebuilding

12) UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN FUND (UNICEF)

  1. i) Engaging children peacebuilders from a young age
  2. ii) Impact of discrimination and conflict on a child’s physical and mental health

13) WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

  1. i) Drug abuse and violence among young people as serious public health issues
  2. ii) Containment and control of infectious diseases in areas of conflict

14)UNITED NATIONS FUND FOR POPULATIONS ACTIVITIES (UNFPA)

i)Role and commitment of youth and men to issues of gender and gender equality

  1. ii) Empowering young women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution

15) FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION (FAO)

  1. i) Youth as key partners in eliminating violent conflicts between farmers and herdsmen
  2. ii) Devastating effects of small arms in disputes over land and pastoral issues

16)  WORLD BANK GROUP (WBG)

  1. i) Developing social cohesion and reducing conflict and violence
  2. ii) Providing support and finance for programmes ensuring youth participation in a culture of peace

17)  AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB)

  1. i) Investing in young people’s participation in peacebuilding and conflict prevention
  2. ii) Promoting greater investment in access to quality education for all young men and women

18)  INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND (IMF)

  1. i) Reducing wealth inequalities between developing and developed countries
  2. ii) Tackling youth involvement in crime through economic security and sustainable livelihoods

19) INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO)

  1. i) Promoting the role and inclusion of youth in peace and maritime security
  2. ii) Preventing piracy and reducing temptations to engage in maritime crime

20) WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO)

  1. i) Promoting fair trade and helping developing countries achieve better trading conditions
  2. ii) Settling disputes and reducing trade tensions

21)WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME (WFP)

  1. i) Unlocking the potential of youth in promoting agriculture and ensuring food security
  2. ii) Food security as a strong contributor to political instability and conflict

 

22) UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP)

  1. i) Harnessing natural resources for peacebuilding
  2. ii) Tackling communal conflicts over land, water and other natural resources

23) UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)

  1. I) Tackling the exploitation and abuse of women and children affected by conflict
  2. ii) Changing negative perceptions and attitudes towards refugees and migrants

24) UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION (UNWTO)

  1. i) Developing world peace and conflict resolution through tourism
  2. ii) Strengthening social and cultural understanding through travel and tourism

25) INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM)

  1. i) Impact of violence and conflicts in lives and rights of migrants
  2. ii) Combating xenophobic language in the media and fostering inclusive integration of migrants and refugees

26)  JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

  1. i) Young people as key partners in protecting the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS
  2. ii) Renewed public awareness on HIV and AIDS as a major public health problem for Africa

27) UNITED NATIONS PEACEBUILDING COMISSION (PBC)

  1. i) Recognizing the positive role young people play in peacebuilding
  2. ii) Tackling root causes of conflict and reconciliation

iii) Enhancing peace building knowledge and skills of young people

28) INTERNATIONAL PARLIAMENTARY UNION (IPU)

  1. i) Promoting democratic and tolerance values among young people
  2. ii) Teaching young people good governance and consensus building

29) AFRICAN UNION (AU)

  1. i) Building trust and improving communication between young people and governments
  2. ii) Linking hate speeches and youth engagement in violent activities

30) EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

  1. i) Using the internet to promote peaceful coexistence and conflict prevention
  2. ii) Internet and the radicalization of youth

iii) The resurgence of racist and xenophobic violence in public sphere

31) ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS)

  1. i) Young people as grassroot advocates of conflict prevention
  2. ii) Reactivating traditional mechanisms of conflict resolutions

 

32) UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMUNITY FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARRIBEAN (UNECLAC)

  1. i) Promoting peace and preventing youth violence in central America
  2. ii) Strengthening local level peacebuilding in conflict affected areas

33)UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFICS (UNESCAP)

  1. i) Challenges of building peace and conflict resolution in an ethic and religious diverse
  2. ii) Enhancement of livelihood security of the households in rural areas

34) ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION (OIC)

  1. i) Building community and individuals’ resilience and resistance to violence and incitement to hatred
  2. ii) Working with religious leaders and young people to promote tolerance, inter- faith dialogue and acceptance of diversity.

35) INTERNATIONAL PRESS COMMITTEE (IPC)

  1. i) The role of the media in shaping public opinion
  2. ii) Addressing the rise of xenophobia in social media

36) SPECIAL YOUTH COMMIITTEE ON PEACEBUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION (SYCOPAC)

  1. i) Youth as key stakeholders in preventing hostilities between extractive firms and host communities
  2. ii) Promoting dialogue, diversity, respect and tolerance among young people

37) INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY (IAEA)

  1. i) Engaging young people in promoting peaceful use of nuclear energy
  2. ii) Knowledge transfer of sustainable use of nuclear technology from the older generation to the younger generation

 

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