University of Birmingham International Model United Nations Conference
- Birmingham, United Kingdom
- Jan 27 - Jan 29, 2017
- 200 Delegates
- £35.00 Fee
Delegate Applications12 Sep 2016 - 20 Jan 2017
Chair Applications12 Sep 2016 - 05 Jan 2017
Observer Applications15 Sep 2016 - 14 Jan 2017
Delegation Applications12 Sep 2016 - 20 Jan 2017
This World. Our Future in Debate
This year’s theme puts young people at the centre of political and social debates as we come together to find solutions to global issues. We aim to encourage the future generation of world leaders and contributors of society to get involved in politics and global development. Hopefully, throughout this conference, delegates will realise the importance and consequences of their actions and how they can make a positive impact on the world. Along with this comes the idea that the future should be built through discussion rather than power relations. This can only be done through unity and people coming together and brokering peace/economic deals.
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Decorum Delegates reviews UBIMUN 2017by Sam Povey
UBIMUN, organised by the University of Birmingham, has for a long time been known for its crisis simulations. This year’s edition offered a high level of debate, including a wide range of committees, but could have improved its organisation and socials.Read more
United Nations Security Council
- Topic 1: The situation in the South China Sea.
- Topic 2: Transnational and internal combatting of modern terrorism.
Disarmament and International Security Committee
- Topic 1: The issue of Nuclear Non-Proliferation.
- Topic 2: Discussing the use of and future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
United Nations Human Rights Council
- Topic 1: Global Citizenship - rights of migrants and refugees.
- Topic 2: The modern parameters of freedom of expression.
United Nations Economic and Social Council
- Topic 1: Tackling global poverty in line with sustainable development.
- Topic 2: Achieving gender equality.
United Nations Environment Programme
- Topic 1: Supporting sustainable development and agriculture in LEDCs.
- Topic 2: Globalisation and pollution in megacities.
United Nations Development Programme
- Topic 1: Improving health care in LEDCs through the enhancement of education and infrastructure.
- Topic 2: Securing water resources, accessibility and quality in LEDCs.
Crisis Simulation - United States of America (USA)
- 1. Undermining Soviet and communist influence worldwide.
- 2. Stabilising economic uncertainty.
- 3. Appeasing causes of domestic unrest.
Crisis Simulation - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
- 1. Countering capitalist American influence worldwide.
- 2. Solving the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.
- 3. Stabilising the political infighting over Yuri Andropov's poor health.
Crisis Simulation - Republic of South Africa (RSA)
- 1. Addressing the current state of diplomatic isolation.
- 2. Vying to be dominant power in the geographical Southern Africa.
Crisis Simulation - Republic of Zimbabwe
- 1. Confronting Apartheid.
- 2. Vying to be dominant power in Southern Africa.
- 3. Supporting a conflict in the Congo.
Crisis Simulation - Republic of Botswana
- 1. The country's democracy in danger of being undermined.
- 2. Recipient of US Military Equipment.
Crisis Simulation - Republic of Zambia
- 1. Dealing with the challenges of a One Party State.
- 2. Solving famine in parts of the country.
- 3. Recipient of Soviet Military Equipment.