MITMUNC features many different committees that embark on a wide array of enthralling topics past, present, and future.
Unless the relevant committee’s background guide specifies otherwise, position papers should follow these guidelines:
Delegates should email their completed position paper by January 26th to the email address of their specific committee, which can be found under each committee name below.
Facebook was shaken at its roots in early 2018 when it was publicized Cambridge Analytica’s use of personal data collected by the social media giant in order to influence US election outcomes. The purview of this committee, which will be comprised of Facebook’s Directors, management team, and associated staff, is to address new concerns that have arisen as a result of this scandal, and push the company in the direction of success.
The Qing Dynasty was established in 1643. By the 1800s, it had reached its largest size, but poverty, rebellion, heavy foreign pressure, and high population growth deteriorated the once great dynasty. The Imperial Court aims to reform society while also tackling the growing tension with the British.
The International Criminal Court, set up under the Rome Statute in 2002, is an intergovernmental body designed to prosecute those accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes, among other atrocities. The body may only try individuals under certain sets of circumstances - being that they may only try citizens of their own member states or those that the United Nations Security Council has referred to the ICC.
Taking place in 2050 after a post-climate change “apocalypse” that has left the world in an unrecognizable state. Food is scarce, and those who control it have all the power in society. To overpower rivals, massive global food chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, Nando’s, Subway, and Starbucks have begun teaming up with each other to form even larger corporate conglomerates that have expanded their scopes into all sectors, including agriculture, technology, education, and the military. As directors sitting on the boards of these newly formed corporate powerhouses, it will be your responsibility to propel your company above your rivals and bring society back from the brink of shutdown.
As the Organ of the United Nations tasked with upholding global peace and security, and with the authority to take action to do so, the Security Council addresses pressing issues in dire need of action to promote and maintain global order.
The World Health Organization is focused on addressing the world’s most urgent or prevalent health issues, whether that be through directly addressing an outbreak, providing oversight on healthcare standards, or by installing innovative public health policies across the globe.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has been helping make the world safer from drugs, organized crime, corruption and terrorism since 1997. Topics discusssed are 1) Drug Trafficking and Cartels in Mexico and 2) Drug Trafficking and Cartels in Colombia.