The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

First Issue: 

Providing a set standard of environmental and population education and information for all citizens in order to bring about human development

Along with an increase in the population growth capacity emerges several factors that touch upon the foundation of the societies, consequently acting as the deciding factors of civil peace and stability. One of the core purposes and mission statements of UNESCO is “to serve as a link in the realm of ideas, knowledge and commitments.” It’s main role is the development of human potential in assisting with the transfer of knowledge and ideas. In order for human development to be possible, civilians must be educated based on a standard curriculum that includes all of environmental and population education in the syllabus in order to broaden the minds of these individuals within the societies and influence them to live up to their fullest potential. By tackling the issue of illiteracy and the lack of both general knowledge and that of current news, the aim of the development of education by training and information and activities will be met. This conflict places an emphasis and highlight on the importance of human dignity and the improvement of quality of life, the delegates joining to find methods that work to promote a more sustainable and solitary culture of peace both locally and internationally.

 

Second Issue:

The protection and perseverance of cultural heritage and property in conflict zones experiencing forms of terrorism

As the years go by and technological as well as ideological advances come into existence, the need to protect ones heritage and foster creativity grows in importance as well as difficulty. Culture has an evident toll on societies in the new and interconnected world, its power to transform them around is manifested in diverse ways. Crying as a newfound way of expressing one’s identity, cultural heritage enrich our lives in innumerable ways. Such means range from historic memorials and museums that work to embody the past to traditional and native art styles and the rising contemporary style. Heritage equates to the identity of societies and communities, the uprising political and economic instability weakening the link between the individual and his ancestors when such monuments are destroyed in conflict zones. The council wishes to gather intel on the procedures that must be taken in order to maintain a strong culture component even in conflict zones that are experiencing forms of terrorism. Delegates will work to tackle the issue by protecting and persevering cultural heritage and property in which heritage and the creativity it contributes in bringing forth act as the foundation of innovative and prosperous communities.

 

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