Committees

Rules of Procedure

Rules of Procedure for PragueMUN 2023 is yet to be uploaded.

Below you can find the Rules of Procedure for the PragueMUN 2022. They govern all debates taking place during the the conference. We urge all participants to familiarize with and understand the Rules of Procedure.

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Position Paper

Position Paper for PragueMUN 2023 is yet to be uploaded.

At PragueMUN 2022 we expect all delegates to submit a position paper to their chairs before the conference. This is to make sure that delegates are well prepared and chairs can feedback a little on their ideas beforehand. The deadline for Position Papers is the 4th of February. Please send them to your committee's email: nato@praguemun.cz; unw@praguemun.cz; ecosoc@praguemun.cz; unhrc@praguemun.cz; unsc@praguemun.cz.

       

Position Paper Template

United Nations Human Rights Council (Beginner) - offline

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an intergovernmental body within the UN system made up of 47 states responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. While the UN has adopted the broad goal of addressing human rights in the UN Charter, the UNHRC serves as the main forum for dialogue and intergovernmental cooperation on a variety of human rights issues. The Council was established through A/RES/60/251 and is tasked with the responsibility of addressing and making recommendations concerning particular human rights violations.

Topic A - Human Rights violations in the Syrian Crisis
Topic B: The right to peaceful protesting in Iran
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, Czech Republic, Eritrea, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, South Korea, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Syria, Iran
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UN Women (Beginner) - online

UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women supports UN Member States as they set global standards for achieving gender equality, and works with governments and civil society to design laws, policies, programs and services needed to ensure that the standards are effectively implemented and truly benefit women and girls worldwide.

Topic A - Smashing the glass ceiling in STEM field: working towards bridging the gender divide
Topic B - Ending the vicious cycle of violence: protecting women's rights in conflict areas
Countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Guyana, Iceland, India, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Russia, Senegal, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States
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NATO (Intermediate) - offline

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO),also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental militaryalliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.The organization constitutes a system of collective defense whereby its memberstates agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any external party.NATO has 29 member states.

Topic A - Deterrence and defence: safeguarding NATO's survival
Topic B - Space governance: towards safety and unity
Countries: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

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World Trade Organization (Intermediate) - offline

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the biggest intergovernmental organization dedicated to easing trade amongst nations, set up in 1995. By creating trade agreements and settling disputes between its member states, this organizations tries to ensure that trade flows smoothly, fairly, predictably, and freely. This goal places the WTO at the center of the global economy, affecting the lives of every nation and its citizens.

Topic A - The US-China trade war: playing a losing game or a battle for economic superiority?
Topic B: To trade or not to trade: trading ethically in times of food scarcity
Countries: Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Congo, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, France, Finland, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Lesotho, Spain, Mexico, Moldova, Indonesia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, Zambia
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UNCOPUOS (Intermediate) - online

The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) was set up by the General Assembly in 1959 to govern the exploration and use of space for the benefit of all humanity: for peace, security and development. The Committee was tasked with reviewing international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space, to study space-related activities that could be undertaken by the United Nations, to encourage space research programs, and study legal problems arising from the exploration of outer space.

Topic A - A province of peace: working towards making outer space a peaceful zone
Topic B - As above, so below: tackling the pollution of Outer Space in the form of debris
Countries: Algeria, Angola, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, United States

Observer: European Space Agency
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United Nations Security Council (Advanced) - offline

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations. It is charged with the maintenance of international peace and security and is the most powerful decision-making body. 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. It has 15 members (5 permanent and 10 non-permanent) , where every member has one vote.

Topic A - The Democratic Republic of the Congo: a powder keg of Global Instability
Topic B - The Myanmar: a multifaceted crisis
Countries: Albania, Brazil, China, France, Gabon, India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Norway, Russia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Ghana

Observer: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Myanmar
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Arab League(Advanced) - offline

The Arab League (ARAB) is an intergovernmental regional body of 22 Arab countries formed on March 22nd, 1945. The purpose of the body is to “draw closer the relations between member states. It also coordinates collaboration between them, to safeguard their independence and sovereignty, and to consider in a general way the affairs and interests of the Arab countries."

Topic A - Peace by piece: forging the API into a framework for regional cooperation
Topic B - Health care access for all in the aftermath of crises
Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibuti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Observer: Armenia, Chad, Eritrea
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Crisis Committee - offline

Challenge your diplomatic skills, creativity, and cunningness in PragueMUN's crisis simulation. Here the topic's situation will constantly evolve, with diplomatic crises, natural and humanitarian disasters, wars and maybe even an assassination or two. If you want to have the opportunity to solve big picture problems by thinking out of the box and in an ever-evolving environment, the crisis committee is for you!

Topic - Lunar colonisation crisis: a conflict for independence
As it is a futuristic crisis, all allocations will be sent out later. There will be 14 spots for countries.
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International Press Corps - offline

The International Press Corps is not your usual MUN experience. The individuals allocated to the IPC will represent different news agencies, each with different writing and reporting style. The reporters of the IPC will move from committee to committee, examining the decisions adopted by the delegates, to then report on the political developments. They will then have to draft short articles from the perspective of their allocated news agency.

Countries: Al Jazeera, All Africa, Asian News International, BBC, Bild Zeitung, China Daily, CNN, El País, Fox News, Le Monde, The New York Times
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