PORGMUN 2017

PORG Model United Nations

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PORGMUN 2017

PORGMUN is a four-day conference simulating the real United Nations, its structure and modus operandi. This year’s conference will be hosting eleven committees, including the Security Council, the African Union and the International Court of Justice, each with its own topics and themes. As a delegate, you will represent your country’s stance and opinions in the debates.


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Organizers

Simon Olmer
Deputy PGA

Sára Davidová
Deputy Secretary-General

Natálie Jirásková
Student Chief Officer

Barbora Lišková
Head of Registration

Leah Koutná
Head of Registration

Committees

Human Rights Council (HRC)

Topics
Debating on freedom of religious expression in nations affected by terror attacks and/or threats. Resolving cultural and logistical obstacles to contraceptives: promoting social and economic rights of women.

Chairs
Daniel Devereaux
Markéta Lišková

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Topics
Creating universal morality guidelines for research in the field of genetic modification of human embryos. Assuring womens' health by globally promoting safe abortion procedures in cases of involuntary pregnancies arising from sexual violence.

Chairs
Verča Holubová
Anastasia Rybalchenko

Legal Committee (LC)

Topics
R2P: Responsibility to Protect – the Past and the Future of International Efforts to Prevent Mass Atrocities. Overcoming the Deadlock in Defining and Combating International Terrorism.

Chairs
Martin Bláha
Barbora Müllerová

Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPDC)

Topics
Kurdistan: solving the issue of the largest nation without a sovereign territory. The future of refugees: the question of assimilation versus repatriation.

Chairs
Mia Letić
Robin Zenker`

African Union (AU)

Topics
Strengthening African states by regionally shifting towards an export-based industrial economy, focusing specifically on disadvantaged land-locked states. Political crisis in Burundi: establishing a redistribution system for regional migrants and providing them with a social safety net.

Chairs
Bruce Bybee
Lucie Capkova

Drugs and Crime Committee (DCC)

Topics
Reevaluating the war on drugs and updating international legislation on illegal substances. Transparent ownership one year after the Panama papers.

Chairs
Daniella Ofer
Marek Gerle

Sustainable Development Committee (SDC)

Topics
Sustainable agricultural and agronomic innovation for food self-sufficiency of LDCs. Personal transportation as a significant contributor to climate change: the strive for more affordable and efficient alternatives.

Chairs
Františka Tranová
Josef Bratršovský

Special Conference on Energetics (SCE)

Topics
Carbon offsetting and other innovative methods of reducing emissions while staying competitive. Resource entitlement: defining the minimum environmental and financial conditions of fossil fuel exploitation by transnational corporations.

Chairs
Simon Olmer
Maxmilián Sup

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Topics
Three cases from different branches of international law (members of the court will take on different roles for each case)

Chairs
Petra Vávrová
Miroslav Crha

Historical Security Council (HSC)

Topics
Cuban Missile Crisis: mediating a sustainable and mutually beneficial approach to protect peace and security

Chairs
Sebastian Štros
Natka Vyhnalova

Security Council (SC)

Topics
Settling the South China Sea Dispute

Chairs
Daniel Ronen
David Němeček