SheffMUN VIII 2018

Sheffield Model United Nations Conference

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SheffMUN VII will take place across Friday the 30th of November to Sunday the 2nd of December across both of Sheffield’s two prestigious universities. 


The conference willl bring together up to 100 university students from across Europe and the world for a three-day simulation of United Nations Committees. 

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the United Nations, its working methods, its mission, aims and scope, as well as a better appreciation of world politics and international affairs. 

We will also be hosting two nights of amazing socials, with a three-course dinner on Saturday night at the Novotel, and a bar crawl on Friday Night at Revolution, West Street Live, and Bierkeller (all on the famous West Street).


Organizers

Omar Faizalla
Secretary-General

Angelica Ochoa
Under Secretary-General for Finance.

Dimitra Psychari
Under Secretary-General for Logistics.

Chris Brookes
Deputy Secretary-General

Peaches Brown-Senior
UNHRC Co-Chair

Nathan Newport Gay
Crisis Director

Adam Lowe
Crisis Director

Shama Abdulla
UNHRC Head Chair

Maria Mădălina
UNEP Head Chair

Maria Shloma
UNEP Co-Chair

George Pastelis
FAO Head Chair

Dawid Hryniuk
FAO Co-Chair

Minoas Vitalis
Under Secretary-General for Chairing and Applications.

Committees

Food and Agriculture Organization

Topics
Topic A: Preventing food loss and food waste and achieving sustainable consumption according to the 2030 Agenda and the SDG no.12. Topic B: Enhancing women's role in Agriculture according to SDG no.5.

Chairs
George Pastelis
Dawid Hryniuk

Crisis

Topics
War of 1812.

Chairs
Nathan Newport Gay
Adam Lowe

United Nations Environment Programme

Topics
Topic A: Hazardous waste management. Topic B: Ensuring access to safe drinking water in the developing states.

Chairs
Maria Mădălina
Maria Shloma

United Nations Human Rights Council

Topics
Topic A: Assuring women's rights in areas of conflict. Topic B: Assuring the right to humane punishment in areas with the death penalty.

Chairs
Peaches Brown-Senior
Shama Abdulla

United Nations Security Council

Topics
Topic A: Nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula. Topic B: Use of Nuclear Weapons and State Sponsored Terrorism in South Asia.

Chairs
Filippos Apostolos Karakonstantinos