Issues MUNA 2023

GA1: Disarmament and International Security

  • The question of Western military and arms support for Ukraine
  • Controlling illicit arms trade in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region
  • The issue of how to neutralize armed rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • The issue of legality to threaten the use of nuclear weapons and missiles
  • The question of how to decrease the amount of armed crime, violence and impunity in the Northern Triangle in Central America

GA2: Human Rights

  • Development of a coordinated approach and measures to further develop cross-border cooperation to aid asylum seekers, refugees and migrants
  • Agree on measures to protect cultural diversity of national, ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities
  • The issue of how to counteract the reaction of the Iranian Government to the protests of the civilians
  • Develop measures to eradicate human trafficking, forced labor and end modern slavery

GA3: Environmental, Humanitarian and Health issues

  • The need for the MEDCs to renew and strengthen commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow warming of the earth
  • The question of how to address the accelerating world population
  • The issue of alternative approaches to increase agricultural productivity in LEDC’s that suffer as a result of CO2-emissions by MEDC’s
  • The question of how to prevent the diseases and illnesses that children undergo due to poor sanitation, poor hygiene or unsafe drinking water

GA4: Special Political and Decolonization

  • The question of how to prevent an arms race in outer space
  • Creating measures to address neo-colonialist effects in African nations who still rely on the Western industrial nations for economic aid
  • The issue of the conflict between Morocco and the Polisario Front claiming authority over the disputed territory of Western Sahara
  • The question of territorial sovereignty in Antarctica

Security Council

  • The situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia
  • The situation between Ukraine and Russia
  • The situation of the ongoing civil war in Yemen
  • The situation on the Korean Peninsula

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

  • Ukraine v. Russian Federation (
    • Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide  [Ukraine suing for the false claim of it committing genocide, to justify the war]
  • Palestine v. United States of America (
    • Relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem  [USA violates a UN order not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem, because of its dubious standing and ownership, Palestine takes offence]  
  • Armenia v. Azerbaijan (
    • Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination [Armenia sues Azerbaijan for discrimination past and present, and the second’s crimes in their war] 

Proposed Issues Future Council

2050: Exploiting Antarctica 

Setting up and enforcing better treaties and conventions for the exploitation of the natural resources of the Antarctic continent, in a future in which a large portion of the ice covering it has melted: 

Possible issues: 

  • Regulating tourism to the continent  
  • The winning of the last of the oil on the planet, and other resources like gold and silver which can be used for complex industry 
  • Establishing rules and laws about the possible sovereignty of the continent, the establishment of towns or permanent outposts

2075: Regulating mass surveillance  

Establishing limitations and rules of mass surveillance technologies by states and private corporations and organisations, and fair usage and protection of data obtained in such manners, in respect of rights of privacy and freedom of speech, religion and opinions: 

Possible issues: 

  • Establishing/revising global data protection laws. 
  • Making agreements or diplomatic promises on the matter of international crime 
  • Making treaties in the uses of mass surveillance in warfare, terrorism, and foreign intellegence. 

2100: Lunar and outer space rights 

Establishing treaties and international laws concerning the permanent settlements on the surface of the moon (ownership, sovereignty, allowed purposes for bases, personnel, maintenance costs) and the skyhook or space elevator (your choice), and technology and scientific advancement developed on the moon or in outer space. 

Possible issues: 

  • The rights of nations, ‘colonies’, and individuals in regards to the resources and equipment on the surface of the moon (see current day moon-treaty) 
  • The possibility of a self sufficient lunar colony, and the possibility of a sovereign moon-state. 
  • Treaties regarding space agencies’, states’ and private corporations’ rights and obligations in terms to operating, maintaining and using the space elevator/skyhook (futuristic technology to get spacecraft out into orbit with less energy intensive methods than current technology allows.