All Specialized Agencies are Single Delegation Committees
The Soviet Literary Underground 1953
One of the greatest tragedies of the early Soviet era was the suppression of creativity and innovation; an identity was forced unto the Soviet people, and they weren't able to curate their own. The Committee of Underground Soviet Authors needs to find the way around the extreme censorship to publish their works and spread their message to prompt political change. How will these authors influence the future of the Soviet Union? How can we ensure that they and their families don't suddenly "disappear?"
National Panhellenic Conference
A heated debate surrounded by much controversy, the discussion of gender equality in Greek life is a pertinent one. As the modern world moves closer to equal rights every day, it is important to stop and consider whether or not these movements are carrying over in some of the most prominent organizations at our nation's institutions. This committee will look to explore how the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) can work to diminish gender inequality across the country.
Jordanian Response to Syrian Civil War
The outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011 instigated a ripple effect of consequences, such as the refugee crisis with over one million seeking refuge in Jordan, and Jordanian security concerns. Not only has Jordan recognized hundreds of thousands of refugees, as bordering nation their role in the Syrian war has heightened, especially in collaboration with the U.S. This security council will work to deal with Jordanian intervention in specific battle scenarios, draft preventive war plans in case of future spillover into Jordan, and mitigating the refugee crisis.
NBA Board of Directors
With basketball continuing to evolve on a global scale, both the NBA and WNBA have been faced with new challenges. As revenue exponentially increases with new marketing, arenas, and TV revenue, in both leagues, there is still a ridiculous disparrity between the NBA and WNBA. As league executives of and board directors, delegates must work together to come up with creative solutions that will ensure the continued growth and prosperity of our sport, and reduce the disparity in popularity between the two leagues.
The African Union (AU) is a pan-African organization that facilitates political and economic unity for 54 member nations within the continent. There are critisms that the AU will not be more effective than its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity, which some say was a “dictators’ club”. Is it possible to for the AU to become the next European Union and boost the development of Africa to reduce poverty?
United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
The United Nations Security Council is the committee of the UN that "has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security." With this in mind, our meeting will focus on the issue of the Myanmar humanitarian crisis. This crisis stems from the persecution of the Rohingya people in Myanmar. The violence against these people has caused a humanitarian and refugee crisis that needs to be addressed through the help of the international community.