The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations system made up of 47 States responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe. It has the ability to discuss all thematic human rights issues and situations that require its attention throughout the year. In 60TRAIN, our committee is focused on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance which have always been world-wide problems since centuries. The delegates are going to make debates and work together to bring the most effective and beneficial solutions for these universal problems in order to resolve a crucial humanity issue.
Agenda Item: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance
After the Great War, world leaders and lobbyist and representatives of nations sat down the most important table of the 20th century to establish world order. There were too many ideas and future visions but fate of the civilised world was in the hands of the few president and prime ministers. In this committee delegates try to re-set the boundaries of the world and set a new balance of power.
"This war is the war to end all wars" David Lloyd George
Agenda Item: Finalizing the World War One
The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental. It is the central platform for fostering debate and innovative thinking, forging consensus on ways forward, and coordinating efforts to achieve internationally agreed goals. It is also responsible for the follow-up to major UN conferences and summits.
The UN Charter established ECOSOC in 1945 as one of the six main organs of the United Nations.
Agenda Item: Economic inequailty from economic insufficiency
First Coalition War
The Revolutionary Wars Committee is a historical committee and a crisis committee. The First Coalition War is a series of battles that took place between 1792 and 1797 and is the first part of the French Revolutionary Wars.
In this committee, the start of the French Revolution and the war of several European states against the French Republic in order to end the revolution will be discussed in order not to disturb the order.
Crisis committees proceed with the relevant directives of the delegates. It is the delegates who maintain the committee. A new ending is written with the guidance of the crisis team, adhering to the main topic. The purpose of the crisis committee is to win the war against the opposing bloc. Mobility never ends in this highly dynamic committee.
Agenda Item: Open Agenda
French Revolutionary Wars
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was founded in December, 1946. It works for the health, education, social equality and general human rights of children. The first aim of the fund was providing help for children who were affected by wars, as it was established after World War II. However, the fund began working for the general well-being of children in 1953; changed its name to United Nations International Children’s Fund, with the acronym staying the same.
Although UNICEF is an international organization, it has mainly concentrated on disadvantaged children; whether it’s related to their community, environment or country. Today, the fund cooperates with governments, private organizations, the public and celebrities; in order to help children receive education, healthcare, life sources, gender and orientation equality, and help them survive emergencies.
Agenda Item: Fighting against child marriage
The general assembly allocates agenda items to the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee on social and cultural issues that concern the whole world.
The preservation of cultural heritage is vital for societies to secure their own selves. It is inevitable that the elements of the cultural heritage that we have together with the developing technology and living conditions will begin to be erased or their importance will not be realized sufficiently. The purpose of the committee is to minimize these negative aspects.
Agenda Item: Cultural Heritage Preservation
House of Commons Committee
In the years of the New York Stock market crash, instability in Central Europe, Turkish and Russian revolutions and millions integrated into the largest empire the world has ever seen, people of Britain went into the election. There were three candidates; Old Labour leader Ramsay MacDonald, young and dashing leader of the Conservatives Stanley Baldwin and Old guard and prime minister of Paris Peace Conference leader of the Liberals David Lloyd George. The United Kingdom became undecided between the leaders and the outcome was shocking. Result was a hung parliament. Meaning no parties reached a majority to form a government. The whole world held its breaths and watched the Empire’s choosing of its servant. In this committee delegates will experience all difficulties of being an member of the United Kingdom parliament and negotiate or force a government out of the House of Commons
“Britain is a parliamentary democracy. Power rests in Parliament, in the House of Commons, and the government - the executive - has to seek the consent of MPs for its legislation.”
Agenda Item: open agenda