2022 Committees

Please check the 2022 Committee Matrix (below) to see what countries are in each committee.
For questions, please email the Secretary-General at ebrandt7@gatech.edu.

The General Assemblies

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) is the main policy-making organ of the Organization. Comprising all Member States, it provides a unique forum for multilateral discussion of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the Charter of the United Nations. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations has an equal vote.

General Assembly Plenary, double delegate
Topic 1: Discussion of the Integrity of Coastal Cities
Topic 2: Implementing Circular Economies for Cleaner Transportation

General Assembly 1 (DISEC): The First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community and seeks out solutions to the challenges in the international security regime.
Topic 1: Cybercrime and its implications on international energy infrastructure
Topic 2: Regulating International Technology Usage in Respect to the Drug Trade

General Assembly 2 (ECOFIN): The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly … deal[s] with issues relating to economic growth and development.
Topic 1: Promotion of Sustainable Energy Practices for Resilient Climate Response
Topic 2: Harmonizing International Disaster Response

General Assembly 3 (SOCHUM): The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all over the world.
Topic 1: Securing Access to Nutrition in Food Desserts and Rural Communities  
Topic 2: Protecting Migrants’ Freedom of Expression 

General Assembly 4 (SPECPOL): The Special Political and Decolonization Committee (Fourth Committee) considers a broad range of issues covering a cluster of five decolonization-related agenda items, the effects of atomic radiation, questions relating to information, a comprehensive review of the question of peacekeeping operations as well as a review of special political missions.
Topic 1: Developing equitable international claim to land and resources in outer space
Topic 2: Establishing Internet Access for Rural Communities

General Assembly 6 (Legal): The Sixth Committee is the primary forum for the consideration of legal questions in the General Assembly.
Topic 1: Protection of Personality Rights in the context of Virtual Reality and Deepfakes
Topic 2: Mitigation of bioterrorism within displaced communities

All committee descriptions are taken from the UN website.

Special Committees

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Training Committee
Topic 1: Protection of Historical Monuments Amidst Rising Political Tensions
Topic 2: Mass Education for Clean Water Infrastructure

The International Labor Organization (ILO)
Topic 1: Expanding the Discussion of Sustainable Methods in International Companies 
Topic 2: Reducing Poverty and promoting economic inclusion through job creation 

UN Women
Topic 1: Easing the burden of unpaid domestic work 
Topic 2: Establishing equal wages for the female labor force 

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Topic 1: Securing the right to work for international refugees 
Topic 2: Strengthening Access to Vaccination and Healthcare in Refugee Camps 

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Topic 1: Establishing Access to STEM Education for Displaced Children
Topic 2: Ethical Considerations for Inclusion of Children in Social Media

The Council of the European Union, Advanced Committee
Topic 1: Establishing Support for Entrepreneurs and Small businesses in EU Markets
Topic 2: Prevention of hybrid wars in respect to data privacy

The Security Council, Crisis Committee
Topic: The global supply chain