International Labour Organisation (ILO)

International Labour Organisation (ILO) Headquartered in Geneva, the ILO is an incremental organization to any discussion relating to international development as it strives to define and shape globally respected labor standards. Since 1990 it has been a tripartite UN agency where workers, governments, and employers jointly develop policies to protect workers and their rights internationally. As countless parties in our globalized system look to decrease the value of labor to increase their profit share ILO’s conversations are expected to act counter.click here to view your study guide - OXIMUN 2019 ILO Study guide  Introducing your chairs... Maurits Bogaards Acting as director of the ILO committee, Maurits is a Dutch third year International Relations student reading at King's College London. Parallel to his studies, he is the acting editor in chief of Sensus Journal, a student journal writing on political issues and international relations.  Starting MUN at 15 years old, Maurits has…
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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Its members originally stemming from the developing countries composing the Non Aligned Movement and then the Conference on Problems for Developing Countries in 1964 came together under the mandate of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. It mainly works to champion prosperity for its members and integrate them into the mechanisms of trade, investment, and development on an equitable basis. As a permanent UN intergovernmental body UNCTAD in OxIMUN  aside from conducting negotiations within its own committee will be working towards a grander final resolution. Rather than producing a final resolution which solely reflects its efforts UNCTAD, like the G20, will be producing a resolution which attempts to reflect the discussions being had throughout the weekend by all Intermediate Committees. However, due to its commitment to equitable international development, not just the protection of global financial interests its mandate will…
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ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ASEAN in the past decade has come to define the central defining regional body for the intergovernmental cooperation of the Asia Pacific. Through their consenus voting system its 10 member states are responsible for  economic, political, security, and sociocultural integration. Even Though ASEAN has been my many primarily respected for its role as a “security community,” since its inception in 1967 ASEAN has continuously expanded its mandate and brought economic coordination to the forefront. Click here to access your study guide - OXIMUN 2019 ASEAN Summit Introducing your chairs... Akshaya Mohan Akshaya is 2nd year student studying Law with International Relations at the University of Surrey. MUNning is deep-rooted into her routine ever since she joined the circuit in 2013, so much so that it paved a career path for her - The MUNner in her today hopes to be a UN diplomat tomorrow.Since…
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