United Nations Security Council Director: Kelly E. McGurk
The Security Council was founded in 1945 for the purpose of mediating any dispute or conflict that threatens international peace and security. As the most powerful branch of the United Nations, the Security Council holds the power to investigate any situation that might threaten peace, recommend procedures for a peaceful solution, impose sanctions, call upon member states for actions, and intervene militarily. GatorMUN XIV is continuing to innovate the way the Security Council is run. This year there will be 7 rotating topics to be addressed throughout the weekend. Overall, the Security Council is going to be addressing the underlying issues that are present in almost every situation. These issues will outline each topic and the delegates will be expected to address them throughout the weekend. The order in which the topics will be addressed will be voted upon at the beginning of each session and is subject to the director’s discretion.
Topic I: Non-proliferation- Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Topic II: Refugees and the Global Migrant Crisis Topic III: The Situation in the Central African Republic Topic IV: Briefing by the President of the International Court of Justice on human rights violations Topic V: Children and Armed Conflict – South Sudan Topic VI: The Impact of Small Arms on International Peace and Security Topic VII: The Rise of Global Terror Attacks