2017 Background Guides

Please click the highlighted links next to each committee to access the background guide and the background guide update.

General Assembly First    GA3 Guide  GA3 Update

Preventing Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Promoting Rights and Strengthening Protections for Older Persons

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)    CSW Guide  CSW Update

Enhancing Women’s Role in Peace Processes and Political Transitions

Women’s Economic Empowerment in a Changing World of Work

United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)    UNEA Guide  UNEA Update

Combatting Illegal Trade in Wildlife

Implementation of the Paris Agreement

World Health Orgnaization (WHO)    WHO Guide  WHO Update

Mitigating the Public Health Effects of Climate Change

Improving Coordination of Health Services in Outbreaks and Emergencies

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)    UNHCR Guide  UNHCR Update

Promoting Livelihoods and Education for Refugees and Displaced Persons

Addressing Protracted Displacement

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)    IAEA Guide  IAEA Update

Application of IAEA Safeguards in the Middle East

Nuclear Waste Management

Security Council (SC)    SC Guide  SC Update

Protection of Civilians in the Context of Peacekeeping Operations

The UN-AU Partnership on Peace Operations

Thank you to the National Model United Nations Conference for the use of their background guides and materials!