Security Council

Difficulty: Expert

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and is charged with the maintenance of international peace and security. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states.

Topic 1: DPRK as a Security Challenge

Topic 2: Limiting the proliferation of lethal autonomous weapons


Permanent members: China, France, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, United States

Elected members: Bolivia, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Sweden

Observers: Iran, DPRK


Please submit your Position Papers to the following email: unsc2018[at]

Deadline: 26.1. 23:59 CET (Prague Time)


Benjamin Alford
Kelli-Anne Tim
Benjamin is a 22-year-old Franco-British fifth year student at Sciences Po Rennes in Western France studying for a master’s degree in public administration. He will be back for his fourth PragueMUN in a row this year and is looking forward to chairing his first UNSC.
Kelli-Anne Tim was born in Johannesburg, South Africa before she immigrated to Toronto, Canada. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at York University in Toronto. Currently, she’s studying her Masters in History, Political Science, and Sociology at the University of Siegen in Germany. She discovered her passion for MUN at her first conference, SiegMUN, in November 2016. Since then, she has participated in conferences around Europe and even went with her delegation to NMUN in New York. Beyond her love of MUN, she loves dogs, binge watching tv shows and playing tabletop games. She is excited to be chairing at PragueMUN and looks forward to seeing you all there!