SRMUN

Welcome to SRMUN Atlanta

November 21 - 23, 2019


SRMUN 30

Committees & Topics

General Assembly Plenary - gaplen_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Determining Solutions for Marine Plastic Buildup and Microplastics
II. Promoting Social Protection as a Means of Eliminating Poverty

The General Assembly is the main deliberative, policymaking, and representative organ of the United Nations (UN), and is the only UN organ in which all 193 Member States are represented. The committee discusses the full spectrum of international issues covered by the UN Charter, such as development, international law, and peace and security.
Size: Large Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


General Assembly Third Committee (GA 3rd) - gathird_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Implementing and Improving Infrastructure Development in Cities for Peoplewith Physical Disabilities
II. Addressing Challenges to Freedom of Expression and Information in the 21st Century

Also known as the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM), the General Assembly Third addresses social, humanitarian affairs, and human rights issues. SOCHUM discusses questions relating to the advancement of women, the protection of children, indigenous issues, the treatment of refugees, and social development questions related to youth, family, disability, and race.
Size: Large Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - iaea_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Strengthening the Security of Radiological Material Facilities
II. The Role of Nuclear Energy in Sustainable Urbanization

The IAEA is a technical agency that serves as the forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the nuclear field. It works to ensure the safe, secure, and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
Size: Large Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


UN Human Settlements Programme Governing Council (UN-Habitat) - unhabitat_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Addressing the Economic Challenges from Rapid Rural to Urban Migration
II. Creating and Expanding Infrastructure for Public Mobility Systems

The UN Habitat is the UN agency focused on human settlement and sustainable urban development. Its mission is to promote the development of socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements and achieve adequate shelter for all.
Size: Medium Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


UN Children’s Fund Executive Board (UNICEF Executive Board) - unicef_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Protecting the Rights of Refugee, Migrant, and Internally Displaced Children
II. Preventing the Recruitment of Children in Armed Conflict

The UNICEF agency focuses on promoting the rights and wellbeing of the world’s children. UNICEF’s mission is to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential by overcoming obstacles such as poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination.
Size: Medium Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Consensus


UN Population Fund Executive Board (UNFPA Executive Board) - unfpa_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Restoring Sexual and Reproductive Health in Post-Conflict Regions
II. Addressing Population Dynamics in the Context of Global Climate Change

The UNFPA agency focuses on sexual and reproductive health. Its mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. Specific focuses include ending preventable maternal death, ensuring family planning needs are met, and ending gender-based violence and harmful practices.
Size: Medium Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) - ccpcj_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Developing Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Investigate Acts of Financial Cybercrime
II. Improving Access to Social Service Programs for Incarcerated Juveniles

The CCPCJ is the principal UN policymaking body on crime prevention and criminal justice. The Commission's priorities include international action to combat national and transnational crime, promoting the role of criminal law in protecting the environment, and improving the efficiency and fairness of criminal justice administration systems.
Size: Medium Delegation Type: Double Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Executive Council (OPCW Executive Council) - opcw_atlanta@srmun.org
I. Preventing the Re-emergence of Chemical Weapons in Modern Warfare
II. Ensuring the Destruction of Chemical Weapon Stockpiles in Post-Conflict Environments

The OPCW oversees implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (1997) to eliminate the threat of chemical weapons. It works to destroy existing chemical weapons, provide assistance and protection against chemical threats, monitor the chemical industry to prevent the re-emergence of chemical weapons, and foster international cooperation for the safe use of chemistry.
Size: Small Delegation Type: Single Outcome Type: Report Writing Decision Type: 2/3 Majority


North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - nato_atlanta@srmun.org
NATO is a political and military alliance between 29 Member States in Europe and North America. Its core tasks are to ensure the collective defense of its members, conduct crisis-management operations, and promote cooperative security. At SRMUN, this committee will simulate a joint crisis with the Security Council.
Size: Small Delegation Type: Single Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority


Security Council - sc_atlanta@srmun.org
The UN Security Council is responsible for maintaining international peace and security. The Council works to determine the existence of threats to the peace or acts of aggression. It may call upon disputing parties to settle by peaceful means and recommend terms of settlement and can resort to imposing sanctions or authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security. At SRMUN, this committee will simulate a joint crisis with NATO.
Size: Small Delegation Type: Single Outcome Type: Resolution Decision Type: Majority (P-5 Veto)