High School General Assembly 7


Keyun Wang

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Delegate: Wang Keyun

School: Xian Gaoxin No.1 Middle School, China

Country: Nicaragua

Committee: General Assembly (Agenda item 7)

Topic: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

A considerable progress on social development has been made in the past decade. The overall human development levels (HDI) has been continually rising. In 2013, the global HDI value has already risen to 0.702. However, the international community is still facing serious challenges. As the Copenhagen Declaration says, widening inequality, increasing economic uncertainty and instability, environmental degradation, increasing population of international migrants and refugees are all pressing challenges that need to be addressed by the committee. People across the globe, governments and all sectors of civil society have shown their urge to address profound social problems. Eliminating extreme poverty is still the greatest challenge of the world. We consider that it is necessary to fit into a new adaptation of a ...