Committees & Issues

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These are the committees & issues of LEMUN 2019. For more information about a committee, please click on its name. Research reports will become available at a later point.

Security Council (SC)
The Question of:

  • The future of the United Nations Security Council
  • The threat of a renewed arms race
  • To be announced

GA 1: Disarmament and International Security (GA1)
The Question of:

  • Countering foreign influences in national elections
  • The increasing tensions in the Taiwan strait
  • To be announced

GA 3: Social, Cultural and Humanitarian (GA3)
The Question of:

  • The repatriation of children of foreign combatants in the Middle East
  • Safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage of religious minorities in East Asia
  • Return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin

GA 4: Special Political and Decolonisation (GA4)
The Question of:

  • Protecting indigenous women from violence and justice system failures
  • Migration in Central America
  • The annexation of occupied territories by Israel

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
The Question of:

  • Improving international cooperation in tax matters
  • Population growth control in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Finding alternatives to imprisonment as part of crime prevention and criminal justice policies

Human Rights Council (HRC)
The Question of:

  • Protecting journalists covering organised crime and state corruption
  • Preventing human trafficking and forced labour of unaccompanied minors in the EU
  • Protecting and promoting LGBTQIA+ rights in East Asia

International Labour Organisation (ILO)
The Question of:

  • Addressing the CEO-employee wage gap
  • The labour participation of disabled workers
  • Corporate legal accountability regarding the working conditions in maritime industry

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
The Question of:

  • Financing the adaptation to climate change in LEDCs
  • Measures to combat the decline in biodiversity in the Mediterranean Sea
  • Deforestation in Latin America

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
The Question of:

  • Promoting multilingualism as a means to create greater understanding between people
  • The revival of cultural heritage in a post-ISIS Middle East
  • Safeguarding media professionals

African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC)
The Question of:

  • Limiting internet access for security reasons
  • Health care infrastructure for infectious diseases, such as ebola
  • The future of Somalia and the role of African Union Mission In Somalia (AMISOM)

Group of Twenty (G20)
The Question of:

  • Intergenerational equity
  • The effects of transitioning towards a carbonfree economy on employment
  • The industrial or domestic waste dumping in LEDCs

Crisis Committee (CC)
For information see the Crisis Committee page.

Historical Committee (HC)
No issue will be announced. For more information see the Historical Committee page.

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