October 7 Boulder Conference

Boulder H.S. Model U.N. Conference

Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 - Boulder High School - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Beginner Security Council – 2 person delegations

1. North Korea nuclear weapons threat (same issue addressed at the Sept. 16 INTRO 2 MUN)

2. Reauthorization of the U.N. Assistance Mission to Afghanistan (UNAMA)

Intermediate: Humanitarian Response to Natural Disasters (2 person teams)

1. Natural Disaster (AFTERSHOCK) Simulation (in morning)

2. Afternoon UNDCAC council on improving U.N. Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC)

Intermediate: The World Health Organization – One OR Two person delegations

The World Health Organization will address the following issues:

1. Preventing future disease pandemics, such as the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, by improving disease data collection in potential pandemic regions

2. With the impending world-wide eradication of polio, which disease should the WHO next focus on attempting to eradicate?

3. Determine which non-government organizations (NGOs) and charities best reflect the goals and procedures of the WHO - and should be admitted to the World Health Assembly Crisis scenario/s.

Intermediate OR Advanced: Appropriate for either delegate level, depending on student interest

Arctic Council – One OR Two person delegations

The Arctic Council is made up of states that border the Arctic Ocean, along with multiple representatives of Indigenous/First Nations peoples.

Issues include:

a. Economic and environmental issues brought about by climate change

b. Sustainable development of the region

c. Defining and protecting human rights of Indigenous/First Nations peoples of the Arctic region

d. Promotion of cooperation and peace in the Arctic Ocean region.

Advanced Historic and Crisis Council

Roman Republic Senate – One Person Delegates

This crisis based Senate begins with the proposed Marian Reforms, but crises will intervene and be addressed. Delegates will represent either specific senators or representatives of political groups in the Roman Senate. Senators will be challenged to adapt to and effectively address the complex and difficult issues that may arise.

Each of the two main Roman Republic political parties will have five (5) specific, historical senators, along with ten (10) additional, un-named senators generally representative of and following their political party ideology.