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GMUN 2011 Position Paper Awards

Each delegate at the Gobal Model UN conference 2011 is required to submit a position paper on the Member State's position on the topic addressed in his/her respective commitee. The position paper award is the only award given at GMUN in order to focus attention on the substantive issues addressed by the conference each year.

The United Nations Department of Public Information wishes to congratulate the students who receied this prestigious award at GMUN 2011:

Mr. Nicholas Lochner (Australia) representing France (Committee 1 -Disarmament and International Security). Read it here

Mr. Dennis Egger (Switzerland) representing the Republic of Korea (Committee 2 - Economic and Financial).

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Ms. Lyra Dietrich (Philippines) representing Kyrgyzstan (Committee 3 - Social Humanitarian and Cultural).

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Mr. Patrick Desmond (Australia) representing Jordan (Committee 4 - Special Political and Decoloization).

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Ms. Confidence Okezuruonye (Nigeria) representing the United Kingdom (Security Council).

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Topics covered by each committee at the GMUN 2011

Disarmament and International Security

Topic 1: Nuclear Safety and Security for Sustainable Development

Topic 2: The Impact of Armed Conflict on Sustainable Development

Economic and Financial

Topic 1: Ensuring Global Food Security through Sustainable Agriculture

Topic 2: Improving Market Conditions in favour of Alternative Energy towards a Greener Economy

Social, Humanitarian and Cultural

Topic 1:Promotion of Education and Awareness as the Main Tools to Effectively Achieve Sustainable Development

Topic 2: Gender and Sustainable Development

Special Political and Decolonization

Topic 1: Renewing Political Commitment towards International Environmental Governance

Topic 2: Environmental refugees and Internally Displaced People: Forced Migration and the Problem of Climate Change in Vulnerable Areas