NITIMUN 2020 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
February 12, 2020
NITIMUN COUNTRY AND COMMITTEE MATRIX
February 12, 2020
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NITIMUN 2020 COMMITTEES & TOPICS

 

  • GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  1. Implementing and revitalizing global partnership for sustainable development
  2. Investing in Climate Change education, training and awareness raising
  • Harnessing the potential of young people to reach the SDGs

 

  • SECURITY COUNCIL
  1. Expanding global efforts to combat extremism, terror and the perpetration of violence against people
  2. Sustaining the global endeavor to permanently eliminate chemical weapons
  • Tackling the challenge of the global surge of populism, nationalism and extremism

 

  • ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL (ECOSOC)
  1. Tackling the barriers to youth participation in decision making processes addressed by the SDGs
  2. Ensuring that all men and women have equal rights to economic resources

 

  • HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (HRC)
  1. The right to development as a human right
  2. Promoting the right of all to make free decisions
  • Advancing respect for human rights of workers and communities affected by business activities
  • UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP)
  1. Eradicating extreme poverty and implementing social protection measures
  2. Promoting effective public, public-private and civil society partnerships
  • The role of local and regional governments in delivering services for sustainable development

 

  • UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANISATION (UNESCO)
  1. Education as an effective instrument in reducing poverty
  2. Eliminating gender disparities in education and ensuring equal access to all level of education and vocational training

 

  • UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN FUND (UNICEF)
  1. Preventing deaths of newborn and children under 5
  2. Addressing prevalent violence against children in homes, schools and communities

 

  • WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO)
  1. Reducing the global maternal mortality ration to less than 70 per 100, 000 births
  2. Reducing the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water, soils and soil pollution and contamination
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATION (FAO)
  1. Transforming rural areas and making agriculture a driver of rural development
  2. The role of sustainable agriculture in reducing massive youth migration in Africa

 

  • COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN (CSW)
  1. Ensuring women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision making
  2. Strengthening sound polices and enforceable legislation for the promotion gender equality and empowerment of women

 

  • UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME (UNEP)
  1. Clean water and sanitation as a basic requirement for human health
  2. Promoting investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology
  • Integrating local and indigenous knowledge systems and environmental management practices in mitigating the effects of climate change

 

  • UNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMNETS PROGRAMME (UN-HABITAT
  1. Making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and affordable for all
  2. Enhancing the role of local and regional governments in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

 

  • UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC)
  1. Strengthening the capacity of rural farmers for climate change adaptation, extreme weather, drought and other disasters
  2. Harnessing youth’s innovative spirit, fresh insights and courage to tackle climate change

 

  • UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA)
  1. Turning the youth bulge into youth dividend
  2. Tackling inequalities, empowering women and girls and leaving no one behind

 

  • ORGANISATION FOR THE PROHIBITION OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS (OPCW)
  1. Promoting peaceful use of chemistry for sustainable development
  2. Strengthening international security through development

 

  • UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME (UNODC)
  1. Reducing illicit financial and arms flow and combating all forms of organized crime
  2. Fighting trafficking and sexual exploitation of women in vulnerable situations
  • Facilitating orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people

 

  • WORLD METEROLOGICAL ORGANISATION (WMO)
  1. Reducing weather disasters through effective forecasting and early warning systems
  2. Enhancing Africa’s resilience to weather and climate change
  • Engaging the youth in weather and climate issues

 

  • UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATION (UNIDO)
  1. Supporting developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological towards sustainable patterns of consumption and production
  2. Greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and industrial processes

 

  • INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)
  1. Harnessing the potential of information and communication technology as a critical enabler of sustainable development
  2. Investing in science, research and innovation and promoting digital skills

 

  • ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES (ECOWAS)
  1. Supporting local actions for the implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development
  2. Building the capacities of public institutions for implementing the sustainable development goals

 

  • AFRICAN UNION (AU)
  1. Recognizing the important role of local governments in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals
  2. Strengthening resilience and adaptive capacities to climate related hazards and natural disasters in all countries

 

  • EUROPEAN UNION (EU)
  1. Promoting global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity for sustainable development
  2. Upgrading technology and supply of modern and sustainable energy services in developing countries

 

  • INTERNAIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO)
  1. Substantially reduce the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training
  2. Protecting labour rights and promoting safe and secure working environment for all workers

 

  • AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB)
  1. Increasing investment in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and technology development
  2. Supporting the research and development of vaccines and medicines for communicable and non-communicable diseases

 

  • WORLD BANK GROUP (WBG)
  1. Attracting domestic resources for the implementation of the SDGs
  2. Strengthening the participation of developing countries in institutions of global governance

 

  • INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (IMO)
  1. Enhancing the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries
  2. Preventing and significantly reducing all marine pollution particularly from land-based activities

 

 

 

 

  • SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON YOUTH ACTION ON THE SDGS (SCOYAS)
  1. Advancing youth development through the 2030 agenda for sustainable development
  2. Children, young men and women as critical agents of change

 

  • INTERNATIONAL PRESS COMMITTEE (IPC)
  1. Increasing public awareness on sustainable development and lifestyles in line with nature
  2. Strengthening the role of youth in localizing the sustainable development goals (SDGs)

 

  • INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION (ICAO)
  1. Sharing of knowledge, expertise and technology for safe, secure and sustainable air transport infrastructure
  2. Fostering the development and deployment of sustainable aviation fuels

 

  • UN COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT
  1. The impact of rapid technological change on sustainable development
  2. The role of science, technology and innovation in building resilient communities

 

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