Committees & Topics

Please visit our Delegate Preparation page for details regarding position papers, rules of procedure, and other helpful resources.

Position Papers are due on Sunday, February 2, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
Position Papers should be submitted via our online form

General Assembly Plenary (GA) - Recommended for novice and intermediate delegates.
1. Combating Trafficking in Persons
2. Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

Human Rights Council - Universal Periodic Review (HRC-UPR) - Recommended for intermediate and experienced delegates.
1. Italy
2. Fiji
3. Libya
Note: The Human Rights Council will be simulating the Universal Periodic Review process by reviewing three countries. These three countries will be the "topics" of the committee and should be addressed within HRC-UPR position papers. More information on this will be found in the Explanatory Note and Background Guide. Also, please note that the order in which the States under Review (SuR) are reviewed is subject to change at any time up to and including during the conference.

United Nations Population Fund - Executive Board (UNFPA) - Recommended for novice and intermediate delegates.
1. Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Security Council (SC) - For experienced delegates only.
1. The Situation in Mali
2. Women, Peace, and Security
Note: The Executive Secretariat reserves the right to add additional suggested topics, with their own background materials, should they feel an issue requires the urgent attention of the Security Council. 
Security Council Background Guide (PDF) ]