January 28 DCIS/East Conference
DCIS & Denver East
Model United Nations Conference
January 28, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at East High School $12 per delegate
Beginner Security Council-Double Delegations
1. Palestine/Israel conflict
2. Yemen Situation
Security Council States/Countries: China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States, Angola, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Senegal, Spain, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of). Non-voting members: Israel, Palestine, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
In this council, delegations will attempt to coordinate a solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and mediate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, while addressing terrorism and the affected nations.
Beginner/Intermediate European Union-Single or Double Delegations
2. Rising nationalism
European Union States/Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic. Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
In this council, delegations will address rising nationalism across Europe, most notably in Great Britain. A keystone of this discussion shall be the Brexit and what to do in regards to Britain and future member nations that may plan to withdraw from the EU.
Intermediate Indian Affairs Senate Committee-single delegation
Participants: John Barrasso, Chairman (WY), John McCain, Member (AZ), Lisa Murkowski, Member (AK), John Hoeven, Member (ND), James Lankford, Member (OK), Steve Daines, Member (MT), Michael Crapo, Member (ID), Jerry Moran, Member (KS), Jon Tester, Vice Chairman (MT), Maria Cantwell, Member (WA), Tom Udall, Member (NM), Al Franken, Member (MN), Brian Schatz, Member (HI), Heidi Heitkamp, Member (ND)
In this council, delegations will discuss the issues brought forth by the Dakota Access pipeline protest, and what to do regarding future possible Indigenous peoples’ grievances.
For more information please see: http://www.indian.senate.gov/about/committee-members
Intermediate Senate Foreign Relations Committee-Single Delegations
1. US and Cuba relations
Participants: Bob Corker Tennessee, James E. Risch – Idaho, Marco Rubio - Florida, Ron Johnson – Wisconsin, Jeff Flake - Arizona , Cory Gardner – Colorado, David Perdue - Georgia , Johnny Isakson – Georgia, Rand Paul - Kentucky , John Barrasso – Wyoming, Ben Cardin - Maryland , Barbara Boxer – California, Bob Menendez - New Jersey, Jeanne Shaheen - New Hampshire, Christopher Coons – Delaware, Tom Udall - New Mexico , Chris Murphy - Connecticut , Tim Kaine - Virginia , Edward J. Markey – MA
This council will discuss the possible ramifications of opening relations with Cuba and strategies regarding the two countries’ future post Cold War.
For more information, please see: http://www.foreign.senate.gov/about/committee-membership
Advanced Working Group- single delegations
1. Children in Armed Conflict
Council states/countries: China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom,the United States, Angola, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Senegal, Spain, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Uganda, Columbia, South Sudan, Bolivia, and Central African Republic
This council will address continuous and increased child involvement in armed conflict around the world, specifically in areas of civil war.
For more information, please see: https://childrenandarmedconflict.un.org/our-work/security-council-working-group/
Advanced Historical Crisis Council-Single Delegations
1. Six Days War
Council states/countries: China, Denmark, Ethiopia, France, India, Japan, Mali, Nigeria, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Israel, The United Arab Republic, Jordan, The Syrian Arab Republic, Lebanon, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, UNSTO
This joint crisis council will attempt to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before the 6 Day’s
War. Participants will act as individuals of power during this historical period.