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SEK International School El Castillo runs its own SEKMUN Model United Nations and also takes part in other MUNs both in Spain and abroad.

This is an educational-cultural project authorised by the UN, which is a simulation of the General Assembly and other multilateral agencies.

The tenth SEKMUN – Model United Nations applied to teaching – was held between 14 and 16 March 2017 at the University Camilo José Cela and SEK International School El Castillo.

Debate topics

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

First Committee: International Disarmament and Security.

  1. All aspects of the illegal small arms trade A/RES/70/49
  2. The relationship between disarmament and development A/RES/70/32

Second Committee: Economic and Financial Affairs

  1. Science, technology and innovation for development. A/RES/70/213
  2. Agricultural development, food security and nutrition.  A/RES/70/223-
  3. 22 December 2015, GA/11746

Third Committee: Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs

  1. Measures to improve the coordination of the fight against human trafficking. A/RES/70/179
  2. Social development, including aspects relevant to the world social situation and young people, ageing, disabled people and the family (A/57/545), (A/56/572)

SECURITY COUNCIL

  1.  The threat of foreign terrorist fighters. Measures to stem the flow of foreign fighters. S/2015/93 http://www.un.org/en/sc/ctc/docs/2015/N1544888_ES.pdf S/2015/683
  2.  United Nations peace keeping operations. S/RES/2272 (2016)

UNICEF EXECUTIVE BOARD

  1.  Young people in building peace and fighting against the rise of violent extremism. S/RES/2250 (2015)
  2. Measures to ensure education in disaster areas. http://www.unicef.org/spanish/education/index_42183.html http://www.unicef.org/education/index_42709.htm

UNWOT

  1. The International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development A/C.2/70/L.5/Rev.1 http://media.unwto.org/es/press-release/2015-12-10/las-naciones-unidasproclaman-2017-ano-internacional-del-turismo-sostenible
  2. The development of tourism in Africa threatened by crimes against wildlife. http://media.unwto.org/press-release/2015-03-03/tourism-developmentafrica-challenged-wildlife-crime

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

  1. Protection of Human Rights in the fight against terrorism. A/HRC/29/L.17/Rev.1 https://documents-ddsny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/LTD/G15/140/72/PDF/G1514072.pdf?OpenElement http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Terrorism/Pages/SRTerrorismIndex.aspxhttp://ap.ohchr.org/documents/dpage_e.aspx?s=33 .
  2. Extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. A/HRC/4/20/Add.1 12 March 2007 http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Executions/Pages/AnnualReports.aspx

UNESCO Executive Board

  1. Policy interventions and process to reducing the use of internet as a tool for youth extremism and radicalization. http://en.unesco.org/events/youth-and-internet-fighting-radicalization-andextremism  http://en.unesco.org/node/243709
  2. Homophobic and transphobic violence at school. Education sector responses. http://es.unesco.org/themes/homophobic-and-transphobic-violence-education  http://es.unesco.org/themes/homophobic-and-transphobic-violenceeducation/resources  http://es.unesco.org/themes/homophobic-and-transphobic-violenceeducation/action

ECOSOC

  1. Economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan. http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/RES/2015/17
  2. Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls. http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=E/RES/2015/21

FAO COUNCIL

  1. Measures to reduce losses and food waste. http://www.fao.org/save-food/en/
  2. Preventing and reducing child labour in agriculture. http://www.fao.org/childlabouragriculture/en/

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Preparation for the Event

  • The Model United Nations
  • What is a debate? What is a negotiation?
  • Guide for the construction of resolutions
  • Bibliography

Links

  • United Nations home page.
  • Material on children’s rights

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