Author: Secretariat

Climate change and the concept of adaptation

During the ACP-EU Summit debate sessions, the delegates seemed to disagree about the precise definition of climate change adaptation, and particularly about the concept of “adaptation”, leading to oppositions and intense discussions between delegations. According to the delegate of the Solomon Islands, the issue of climate change adaptation can be defined as the need to…
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“What is the name of this committee again?”

Small clarification at UNHRC yesterday afternoon. “What is the name of the committee?” said the Chairs to open the afternoon session. Delegates looked up, surprised. “Human Rights Council?”. “Yes right” continued the Chairs “Not Security Council or whatever”. It seems that the HRC has lost track of their subject. They are supposed to focus on…
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UN Women Committee: Negotiations are speeding up

Debates heated up, things are moving at UN Women and you’re not prepared. As general speakers’ speeches came in quick succession this morning, we feel that something is happening. Delegates of UN Women have gained confidence and debates have heated up. The delegate of South Africa said: “South Africa is ready to work with Ireland…
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Best-dressed IsarMUN delegates

Who said that being a delegate in a Model United Nations implied to be boring fashionably-speaking? Since the beginning of IsarMUN 2019, many delegates proved that diplomatic debates were not incompatible with stylish outfits. Their success in showing that a formal dress code is not an obstacle to use their fashion skills must be acknowledged:…
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Newbie delegates making such an entrance at the Human Rights Council

In the HRC Committee, the delegates had the mission to discuss the question of Human Rights violations in Sudan. According to our sources, many of them are newbie delegates taking part in a MUN for the first time. Against all odds, these newborn diplomats are making a remarkable entrance in the Model United Nations universe.…
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