UNHSC

United Nations Historical Security Council (Crisis). One of the six principal organs of the United Nations, the Security Council is responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security; the admission of new member states to the United Nations, and approving any changes to the United Nations Charter. Through establishing international peacekeeping missions, imposing international sanctions, and authorising military action through resolutions; the Security Council is able to impose binding actions on member states, making it the most powerful UN institution.Consisting of fifteen members, the Security Council is a small body, and is dominated by the permanent five veto-wielding powers of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Always a high-profile institution, the United Nations Security Council is interesting to simulate, in both its present-day and historic contexts.Topic A: Suez CrisisTopic A: Hungarian Revolution  Study Guide Meet your chairs Ayush R Ayush R is a graduate from KCG College of…
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Security Council

United Nations Security Council (Crisis).One of the six principal organs of the United Nations, the Security Council is responsible for the maintenance of international peace and security; the admission of new member states to the United Nations, and approving any changes to the United Nations Charter. Through establishing international peacekeeping missions, imposing international sanctions, and authorising military action through resolutions; the Security Council is able to impose binding actions on member states, making it the most powerful UN institution. Consisting of fifteen members, the Security Council is a small body, and is dominated by the permanent five veto-wielding powers of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Always a high-profile institution, the United Nations Security Council is interesting to simulate, in both its present-day and historic contexts.Topic A: United Nations preventative measures: deescalating the USA - North Korean conflict Topic B: Reviewing the notion of humanitarian intervention…
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ICJ

International Court of Justice (ICJ).The International Court of Justice is the primary judicial branch of the United Nations. Its role is to settle legal disputes that cannot be resolved at the national level, as well as to provide advisory opinions on legal matters submitted to it by UN organisations for consideration. Being composed of fifteen judges from different states, the composition of the ICJ is geographically diverse. Although the power of the Court to act on pressing issues is seen as insufficient by many people, the UN Security Council is able to enforce rulings of the ICJ under the provisions of the United Nations Charter. However, the use of vetoes on the Security Council has led to difficulties in the implementation of the rulings of the ICJ, most notably in the famous Nicaragua v. United States case.Topic A: Case concerning the Rwandan genocide (DRC v Rwanda)Topic B: Application of the…
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