Issues on the Agenda

Issues on the Agenda of MUNOL 2022

“Responsible Consumption and Production“

I. The General Assembly

1st Committee (Disarmament and International Security)

  • Stabilizing peace in Darfur
  • Saving civilian lives through addressing the dismantlement of landmines
  • Preventing a civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Research Report will be added shortly)

2nd Committee (Economic and Financial)

  • Supporting the recovery of the global economy after the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Strengthening the role of start-ups in sustainable development
  • Assessing global economic vulnerability to supply chains

3rd Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural)

  • Enhancing production, distribution, and consumption in the global food systems to fight famines
  • Supporting children in conflict
  • The challenge of ending rape and sexual violence as a weapon in warfare

4th Committee (Special Political and Decolonization)

  • The question of island and maritime claims in the South Asian Sea
  • Restructuring the informal sector in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Addressing violations of international law in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

II. Economic and Social Council           

Environment Commission

  • Tackling the challenge of plastic pollution
  • Counteracting the loss of natural habitat caused by growing industries
  • Protecting the oceans and its inhabitants by preventing overfishing

Commission on Science and Technology for Development

  • Evaluating possible threats of genetic engineering
  • Discussing the threat of malicious technologies
  • Ensuring gender equality in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)

Commission on Population and Development

  • Developing safe and sustainable human transport
  • Counteracting the threat of mass food waste
  • Discussing the influence of social media in times of accelerating political radicalisation

III. Special Conference on Responsible Consumption and  Production

  •  Measures to counter the E-Waste crisis
  • Discussing the issue of planned and perceived obsolescence
  • Supporting responsible consumption and production patterns in the animal industry

IV. Human Rights Council

  • Addressing the importance and safety of free press
  • Combating sexual exploitation of children around the world
  • The humanitarian crisis of refugees at the European borders

V. Security Council

  • Ensuring peace and stability in Afghanistan under Taliban rule
  • Calming the military tension between the USA and Iran
  • The situation in Ukraine

VI. Historical Security Council (1980)

  • The Soviet-Afghan War
  • Dealing with the aftermath of the Iranian revolution

Subject to changes. Effective 13th April 2022 (Version 1.4)

Lasse Parlowsky and Constantin Tietz

Secretaries General