3rd Committee of the GA (SOCHUM)

April 1, 2019

Hard Work and Fruitful Debates in the SOCHUM Committee

The SOCHUM committee is grateful to attend the fourth day of BISMUN and started this morning with a series of unmoderated caucuses, each of them followed by discussions of the progress made. Hungary congratulated the other delegates for being so cooperative, as well as Australia appreciates the abundance of common ideas and similar solutions. After […]

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March 31, 2019

Third Day at SOCHUM – Entering the Topic of Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women

The SOCHUM committee entered the third day with a 15-minutes-long unmoderated caucus, followed by a 5 minutes extension, in order for the delegates to discuss about the draft resolution, sponsored by Australia, Chile, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom. The discussion on the resolution implied a series of speeches by the submitters to explain and support […]

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March 30, 2019

Teamwork and Communication – Key to Solving the Climate Change Issue

At the SOCHUM committee, the second day began with a moderated caucus introduced by the United Kingdom, regarding the impact of national disasters. The other delegates proposed unique and original solutions. For example Chile suggested the implementing of eco-friendly tools and services among its citizens. Also, Egypt and Germany expressed their support for the improvement […]

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March 25, 2018

The Curtain Call

Today, we have reached the conclusion of our conference. Perhaps the busiest days of all,  the General Assembly formed out of the SPECPOL, SOCHUM and DISEC committees gathered together to discuss the final version of the resolutions along the corresponding amendments. After the delegates took their time to debate their reasoning behind the pronounced amendments, […]

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March 25, 2018

United in the General Assembly

It’s day three of the SOCHUM committee sessions. A new day, a new location, a new challenge! Earlier today, the delegates seemed to have reached a consensus given the issues stated by the topic of the SOCHUM committee. Having to make the working paper together, concretely, to merge all the initial ones, lead to a […]

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March 23, 2018

To Execute or Not?

The second day of the SOCHUM council started with the general speakers list, with the delegate of Germany taking the floor at the very beginning. As a continuation, the delegate of the State of Palestine reiterated his initial point on the excessive use of power by law enforcement in terms of the given topic of […]

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March 22, 2018

First Day, a Fresh Start

Through a welcoming speech, sustained by both chairs, we set off in a promising adventure together. This year’s topic of the SOCHUM committee is the question of extrajudicial, summary and arbitrary executions. Since a few delegates attended BISMUN for their very first time, a mock session was established by the board. Some aspects were clarified, […]

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March 26, 2017

Women’s rights are human rights!”

“Women’s rights are human rights!” is a phrase used in the feminist movement. Its early uses came during the 1980s and early 1990s. It came to most prominence as the name of a speech given by Hillary Clinton, the First Lady of the United States, on 5 September 1995, at the United Nations Fourth World […]

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March 26, 2017

Addressing women’s rights at SOCHUM

This morning SOCHUM delegates agreed that we must turn our attention bock on finding solutions to violence against woman in conflict zones. The delegates made a point to stress the need to approach an innovative manner of thought. The USA’s delegate expressed his belief that the UN must establish new departments which will offer help […]

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