Committees and Issues

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MilanMUN 2020

2nd – 4th April 2020

University of Milan-Bicocca



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Background papers for the following topics will become available once student officers are assigned to the committees.



Committees and Issues

General Assembly

  • The Protection of Rainforests

Security Council

  • Assessing New Threats to International Peace and Security Posed by Rivalries and Tensions in the Middle East
  • Revising UN and International Involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa to Stem the Emergence or Intensification of Conflicts

DISEC (Disarmament & International Security)

  • Efforts to Increase the Number of Member States Ratifying the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • Banning Depleted Uranium Ammunition
  • Enhancing Efforts for the Removal of Landmines Worldwide

SOCHUM (Social, Cultural and Humanitarian)

  • Evaluating the Impact of Cultural Body-Modification Practices on the Physical Integrity of Citizens
  • The Complete Eradication of All Forms of Slavery
  • The Question of Southbound Migrants in the Sub-Saharan Area

SPECPOL (Special Political)

  • The Protection of Journalists Working in War Zones
  • Mass-Surveillance Systems: Limiting the Scope of State-Sponsored Information Gathering Practices
  • The Question of Dealing with Imprisoned Jihadists in Former War Zones


  • Tackling Links Between Health Conditions and the Environment
  • Measures to Combat Climate Change-Induced Desertification
  • Enhancing International Cooperation to Save the Aral Sea