22 - 25 August 2019, Shanghai
*If you want to combine this event with an exploration trip in China, contact us!
MITMUNC is a premier Model UN conference in which students from all over the world come together to solve the most pressing issues facing society today. Every February, over hundreds of high school students from different corners of the globe will come together at MIT’s internationally recognized campus to participate in MITMUNC.
MITMUNC China will be run by talented MIT undergraduate students who, apart from their diverse academic and extracurricular endeavors, are interested in fueling the conversations that will lead towards the solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
2018 Committee Topics
Open Borders, Technology and International Peace & Cooperation
Effective Implementation of Women’s Economic Rights
Legislation in Asia
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, comprised of ten South Asian countries and other non-voting nations in the region, is uniquely positioned to effect change. Through intergovernmental cooperation that still respects member countries' independence, ASEAN leads the way when it comes to sociocultural, economic, and political issues, such as women's
Equitable Intellectual Property Protection Rights
Carbon trading, or emmissions trading allows countries to trade their rights to emit greenhouse gasses among each other. Hyperinflation in developing countries is a serious issue whereby the value of a country's currency rapidly devalues in a short amount of time.
Turkish Accession to the EU
Each EU member maintains its own military force to carry out defense, peacekeeping, and security operations in accordance with each nation’s specific military needs. Despite promising accession talks in the past, Turkish accession have ground to a standstill and public life in Turkey has now been dominated by political polarization, a rise in ethnic tensions, and an enormous centralization of power.
Waste Reduction Methods
Non-Proliferation Treaty Renegotiation
Renewable energy is only increasing in popularity throughout the world; if nuclear power is to continue to flourish as a safe and clean power source, key issues must be resolved. Delegates will discuss methods for reducing and safely disposing of nuclear waste, which can remian dangerously radioactive for decades after production; they will also renegotiate nucelar non-proliferation, as the threat of nucelear weapons will grow with increasing dependence on nucelar power.
Addressing the Proliferation of Microplastic in Our Environment
Advancing the Green Economy of the World and Decreasing Global Reliance on Fossil Fuels
The world has become too reliant on abusing its resources for progress. In order to ensure the security of the future, the UN Environment Program aims to set the global environmental agenda, promote the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serve as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
Crytocurrency regulation becomes increasingly necessary with the success of crytocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The Greek government-debt crisis has had international ramifications and will continue to do so as Greece is set to have a new round of economic reforms this summer.