Councils 2024

Delegate and Journalist Applications for TEIMUN 2024 Now Open

UNEP

Beginner

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that focuses on environmental issues at the international level. The agency works to promote sustainable development, address environmental challenges, and foster international cooperation on issues such as climate change, biodiversity conservation, pollution prevention, and the sustainable use of natural resources. UNEP engages with governments, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to advocate for environmentally friendly policies and practices worldwide.

Topic Currently Pending. 

SOCHUM

Beginner

SOCHUM stands for the “Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly,” which is formally known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee. SOCHUM addresses a wide range of global challenges, including human rights, social development, advancement of women, protection of children, indigenous issues, and the promotion of fundamental freedoms. Delegates from UN member states collaborate in SOCHUM to discuss and formulate resolutions aimed at addressing these critical issues on an international scale.

Topic 1: Closing the Digital Gap in Latin America


Topic 2: Gender Equality in Middle Eastern and North African Labour Markets

ECOFIN

Intermediate

The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly is a committee dedicated to dealing with global finance and economic matters. ECOFIN may look into topics such as macroeconomic policy, international trade, debt sustainability, eradication of poverty and international financial systems. 

Topic 1: Combating Illicit Financial Flows Through International Cooperation
Topic 2: Moving Towards Sustainable Extraction of Rare Earth Elements

NATO

Intermediate

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a military alliance formed by North American and European countries, and is an intermediate council at TEIMUN. Through crisis management and collective defense, NATO’s core mission is to ensure the security and defense of its members while also contributing to the maintenance of peace and stability in the broader international community.

Topic 1: “Combatting Human Trafficking in Conflict Zones: NATO’s Response”

Topic 2: “Discussing the framework and implications of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) in NATO’s defense strategy”

UNSC

Expert

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC), an advanced council at TEIMUN, is the principal international body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. This influential body has the authority to address conflicts, authorize peacekeeping missions, impose sanctions, and enforce international law.

Topic 1: The Pathway to Justice: Addressing Rising Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Topic 2: A Call for Multilateral Intervention: The Red Sea Crisis

Historical Crisis

Expert

Historical Crisis is a specializedformat within Model UN conferences where participants simulate historical events or crises rather than contemporary international issues. In historical crisis committees, delegates portray key figures from the past and engage in dynamic, real-time simulations of historical events. This committee requires adaptability and effective communication and adds an element of excitement and unpredictability to the traditional Model UN simulation.

Topic Currently Pending.