Committees 2020

Committees 2020

Historical Security Council

(Expert)

Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Room: Dormitorium
Topics:

– Peace, Justice and strong institutions – The Kosovo Crisis in 1999
– War-torn in Somalia – 2009

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was established in 1945 along with the founding of the United Nations itself at the end of World War II. As one of the six principal organs of the UN, the Security Council is unique among the committees offered at NHSMUN in its membership, scope, and power.

European Council

(Intermediate)

Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Room: Priorzaal
Topics:

– European Union policy on Youth Empowerment
– European Union strategy addressing Climate Change

The European Council is the EU institution that defines the general political direction and priorities of the European Union. It consists of the heads of state or government of the member states, together with its President and the President of the Commission.

UNESCO

(Beginner)

Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Room: Oude infirmerie
Topics:

      – Educational assurance: Compelling primary school and encouraging growth in secondary scholars
      – Protecting world heritage sites in conflict areas

UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO’s programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015.

WHO

(Beginner)

Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Room:Rector Gilis
Topics:

Health Data Sharing
– Mitigating the Health Impacts of Pollution

The World Health Organization is an agency of the United Nation with the sole purpose of improving international public health. Situated in the beautiful city of Geneva, Switzerland, the agency has offices in all continents. It was founded in 1948 to combat horrendous health situations after World War II. They are the front-line of defense in fighting epidemics such as malaria, HIV/AIDS Ebola, and tuberculosis

Human Right Council

(Beginner)

Location: Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Room: Rector Vermeylen
Topics:

– The hidden Chinese re-education camps in Xinjiang and   
the violation of human rights against ethical minorities
 – Dealing with the humanitarian situation of the Venezuelan
migration crisis

The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year.