Committee List

Additional information, descriptions, and topic guides for YMUNT VII will be available in the upcoming months! Below, you can view examples of some of the diverse, relevant committees we were excited to offer last year. Please reach out to ymunt.delegations@yira.org if you have any questions or concerns.

BEGINNER COMMITTEES

+ United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

HENRY ZIEMER (henryziemer.suckowziemer@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Autonomous Weapons Systems

Topic 2: Protection of Migrant Children

+ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

ORNELLA IHIRWE BAYIGAMBA (ornella.bayigamba@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Environmental Justice in Radioactive Waste Disposal

Topic 2: Improving Standards for Response to Nuclear Incidents

+ United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

ANNIE FANG (annie.fang@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Preservation of Endangered Languages

Topic 2: Education and Gender Equality

INTERMEDIATE COMMITTEES

+ Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)

GEORGE TANG (george.tang@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Space Warfare

Topic 2: Geopolitics and Sovereignty in East Asia

+ European Union (EU)

SHAWN THACKER (shawn.thacker@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Enlargement of the European Union

Topic 2: Rise of Euroskepticism

+ International Maritime Organization (IMO)

SEAN CALLAHAN (sean.callahan@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Unsafe Migration by Sea

Topic 2: South China Sea Conflict

+ Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Committee (SOCHUM)

ELIF SIMSEK (goksu.simsek@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Political Corruption in Developing Nations

Topic 2: Internet Censorship

+ Arab League (AL)

MINAHIL NAWAZ (minahil.nawaz@yale.edu)

Topic 1: ISIL and the War in Syria

Topic 2: Yemeni Civil War

ADVANCED COMMITTEES

+ United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

JOON LEE (joon.lee@yale.edu)

Topic 1: Instability in Somalia

Topic 2: Israel-Palestine Conflict