We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal.

The Line above comes from the American Declaration of Independence, and has evolved to become one of the most recognisable lines in literature. But how equal are humans after they are created? Are they still entitled to the same rights no matter their life choices and circumstances? Men may be created equal, but the circumstances they are born into are not. The HRC's challenge is to determine what counts as and resolve an abuse of human rights, and whether equality should preside over equity.

Primary Issue: The Human Trafficking of Syrian Refugees

Secondary Issue: The Rights to Intervention of UN Peacekeeping Forces

Study guide will be emailed to you by the chairs.

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  • Annette Poh Wen Ann
  • Pham Thi Hoang Phuong
  • Yuknavell Thiyagarajan


  • Adam Norman Barrell