ISSUES - DRAFT

For the HISTOMUN 2010 participants can apply for the following committees 

and country positions:

 

Country ... chosen country positions

 

 

SECURITY COUNCIL No. 1 - Israel, 5 June 1967

 

In May 1967, Egyptian President Nasser expelled the United Nations Emergency Force which had been established there in 1957 following the Suez-Crisis in 1956. As a next step Nasser consolidated troops and tanks at the Israeli border and closed the Straits of Tirana for all Israeli ships. As a response, Israel mobilized as well. On 5 June 1967, Israel launched a surprise attack on Egypt and Syria as a preemptive strike following Egyptian mobilization and regular border incidents with Syria.

 

Country Positions: Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Ethiopia, France, India, Japan, Mali, Nigeria, USSR, UK, USA

 

Observers: Israel, Jordan, Syria, United Arab Republic

 

Preparation Paper

President 

(Denmark)

Marc E. MELICH

Vice-President 

(Denmark):

Sarah RABL

 

 

SECURITY COUNCIL No. 2 - Falklands, 3 April 1982

 

The Falkland Islands and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have for a long time been subject to disputes between Argentina and the United Kingdom. On 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia.

 

Country Positions: China, France, Guyana, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Panama, Poland, Spain, Togo, Uganda, USSR, UK, USA

 

Observers: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru

 

Preparation Paper

 

President 

(Zaire)

Daniel PLESCHUTZNIG

Vice-President 

(Zaire):

Paula RESCH

 

 

SECURITY COUNCIL No. 3 - Rwanda, 7 April 1994

 

On 6 January 1994, the UN Security Council voted on the establishment of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) - S/RES/893 (1994). On 11 January 1994, Lieutenant General Dallaire, Commander of UNAMIR reported information on the planned assassination of the President as well as on planned mass killings. On 6 April 1994, an airplane carrying the Presidents of Burundi and Rwanda is shot down RTLM accuses Belgian UN troops of involvement. On 7 April 10 Belgian soldiers are killed by soldiers of the Rwandan Army.

 

Country Positions: Argentina, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Djibouti, France, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Spain, UK, USA

 

Observer: Belgium

 

Preparation Paper

 

President 

(New Zealand)

Stefan WEINHOFER

Vice-President 

(New Zealand):

Michael KLAMPFL

 

SECURITY COUNCIL No. 4 - Afghanistan, 13 November 2001

 

After the terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, US demanded extradition of Bin Laden by Afghan government; 7 October begin of US Operation "Enduring Freedom"; first SC Meeting on the situation in Afghanistan 13 November.

 

Country Positions: Bangladesh, China, Colombia, France, Ireland, Mali, Mauritius, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, Tunisia, Ukraine, UK, USA

 

Active Observer: Afghanistan

 

Preparation Paper

 

 

President 

(Jamaica)

Philipp ERFURTH

Vice-President 

(Jamaica):

Tobias CERHA

 

 

 

PREPARATION MATERIALS (FOR ALL COMMITTEES):

Guidelines for Position Papers

Rules of Procedure

Resolution Writing

 

 

FURTHER MEMBERS OF THE HISTOMUN ORGANIZING TEAM:

Gregor WALDHAUSER, MA

Mag. (FH) Barbara CUCKA Mihaela Keli JOVANOVICH Dipl. Oec. Thorsten STAUFER

Secretary General

Deputy Secretary General Conference Assistant Photographer

Anja SCHIRMER Julia SCHMID
SC No. 4 - Ireland SC No. 1 - China

 


  LAST UPDATE: 1 NOVEMBER 2010