At Lagos Model United Nations 2017, delegates will take part in a simulation of meticulously chosen United Nations committees and bodies as well as other international organization to gain deeper understanding of international relations and politics.
The strategic spread and selection of committees for the Lagos Model United Nations Conference 2017 will address pressing global issues, with specific interest in African problems and the recommendation of solutions towards eliminating them. Lagos Model United Nations 2017 will be simulating 5 committees/bodieswithin the United Nations and 2 committees of the African Union.
United Nations Committees/Specialized Bodies
The United Nations Committees will enable delegates to gain a full understanding of the workings and operation of the United Nations body, its sphere of influence, its powers and functions as well as past activities of the United Nations.
These committees are:
The General Assembly
The United Nations Children Fund
The United Nations Human Rights Committee
The United Nations Development Programme
The United Nations Security Council
African Union Committees
The AU committees reflect a new blend to the international organizations simulation which will give delegates a more specific experience as it relates to Africa and African problems. The two AU committees were strategically selected to attend to directly relatable social and communal needs.
The Executive Council of the African Union
The Economic, Cultural and Social Committee