Committees

The United Nations General Assembly

Chairperson - Anuj Gandhi
Vice Chairperson - Rudraksh Lakra
Additional Director - Arsh Verma
Rapporteur - Udhava Gupta

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA/GA) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations have equal representation. Its powers are to oversee the budget of the United Nations, appoint the non-permanent members to the Security Council, receive reports from other parts of the United Nations and make recommendations in the form of General Assembly Resolutions. It has also established a wide number of subsidiary organs.

The United Nations Security Council

Chairperson - Prabhmeher Singh Nanda
Vice Chairperson - Harshit Yadav
Rapporteur - Aryaman Kashyap

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The Security Council held its first session on 17 January 1946. .

UNHRC

Chairperson - Shivish Soni
Rapporteur - Drishtant Chakraberty

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an inter-governmental body within the United Nations System. The UNHRC is the successor to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR, herein CHR), and is a subsidiary body of the United Nations General Assembly. The council works closely with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and engages the United Nations' Special procedures.

UNECA

Chairperson - Naman Gupta
Vice Chairperson - Anshul Butani
Rapporteur - Lusha Jetley

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA or ECA) was established in 1958 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council to encourage economic cooperation among its member states (the nations of the African continent) following a recommendation of the United Nations General Assembly.

IMO

Chairperson - Amlan Panda
Vice Chairperson - Siddharth Basu
Rapporteur - Karan Pawani

The IMO's primary purpose is to develop and maintain a comprehensive regulatory framework for shipping and its remit today includes safety, environmental concerns, legal matters, technical co-operation, maritime security and the efficiency of shipping. IMO is governed by an assembly of members and is financially administered by a council of members elected from the assembly. The work of IMO is conducted through five committees and these are supported by technical subcommittees. Other UN organisations may observe the proceedings of the IMO. Observer status is granted to qualified non-governmental organisations.

Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO [1996]

Chairperson - Jibraan Mansoor
Vice Chairperson - Aritro Bose
Lobby Director - Pranav Kathuria

The Preparatory Commission was established in 1997 and is tasked with making preparations for effective implementation of the Treaty, in particular by establishing its verification regime. The main task is establishing and provisionally operating the 337-facility International Monitoring System (IMS), including its International Data Centre (IDC) and Global Communications Infrastructure (GCI). The Commission is tasked also with the development of operational manuals, including a manual to guide conduct of on-site inspections.

The United Nations Trusteeship Council - (Double Delegation)

Chairperson - Agastya Sen
Vice Chairperson - Pratham Sharma
Rapporteur - Shrey Chhabra

Established in 1945, the United Nations Trusteeship Council originally aimed to provide trust territories with international backing and institutionalized recognition. Within its mandate also lie the decolonized territories which emerge from centuries of oppression and tyranny. As a mechanism to counter the despotic rule that the countries endured, this council was also tasked with the responsibility of ensuring their rehabilitation into the world economy. Now, however, it takes on a new role and relevance in the 21st Century – one which delegates will have to decide themselves.

Congress of Vienna

Moderator - Tisyaketu Sarkar
Moderator - Sparsh Agarwal

The Congress of Vienna was a meeting of ambassadors of European states chaired by Austrian statesman Klemens von Metternich, and held in Vienna from November 1814 to June 1815, though the delegates had arrived and were already negotiating by late September 1814. The objective of the Congress was to provide a long-term peace plan for Europe by settling critical issues arising from the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. The goal was not simply to restore old boundaries but to resize the main powers so they could balance each other and remain at peace.

National Integration Council

Chairperson - Siddhant Bajaj
Vice Chairperson - Sambhav Sharma
Lobby Director - Hardik Chetal

The National Integration Council (NIC) is a group of senior politicians and public figures in India that looks for ways to address the problems of communalism, casteism and regionalism. The National Integration Council originated in a conference convened by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in September–October 1961. The purpose was to find ways to counter problems that were dividing the country including attachment to specific communities, castes, religions and languages.

As the delegates retrace the steps of the Indian Politics in the sands of time to 1989, they are faced with challenges whose complexity is undervalued by the overused adage - “Unity in Diversity”.

MI5

Chairperson - Shayer Majumder
Vice Chairperson - Hitesh Bakshi
Additional Director - Amaan Rastogi

The Security Service, also MI5 (Military Intelligence, Section 5), is the United Kingdom's domestic counter-intelligence and security agency and is part of its intelligence machinery alongside the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence (DI). The service is directed to protect British parliamentary democracy and economic interests, and counter terrorism and espionage within the UK. The Security Service is derived from the Secret Service Bureau, founded in 1909 and concentrating originally on the activities of the Imperial German government as a joint initiative of the Admiralty and the War Office. The Bureau was split into naval and army sections which, over time, specialised in foreign target espionage and internal counter-espionage activities respectively.

ICJ

Chairperson - Arkaj Kumar
Vice Chairperson - Arjun Dev Chopra

The International Court of Justice is the primary judicial branch of the United Nations (UN). Seated in the Peace Palace in The Hague, Netherlands, the court settles legal disputes submitted to it by states and provides advisory opinions on legal questions submitted to it by duly authorized international branches, agencies, and the UN General Assembly. Established in 1945 by the UN Charter, the Court began work in 1946 as the successor to the Permanent Court of International Justice. The Statute of the International Court of Justice, similar to that of its predecessor, is the main constitutional document constituting and regulating the Court.

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