ECOSOC

April 1, 2019

ECOSOC Final Day – Bracing Ourselves for the Resolution

A Draft Resolution in the ECOSOC committee is blooming and taking shape, on Topic A: is Establishing an international framework for encouraging women’s economic empowerment. What the delegates have been preparing and keeping out of the hands of the press is finally being revealed! The Draft Resolution touches a lot and maybe all the needed […]

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March 31, 2019

ECOSOC Day Three – Working Papers on the Horizon

The activity at ECOSOC already seems to have become routine, as the delegates jump between Moderated Caucuses and Unmods alike and continue with their usual work and cooperation. Nothing significant has changed, no trouble has arisen between or inside the alliances. We’ll see if anything special occurs after the first coffee break! The delegates of […]

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March 30, 2019

ECOSOC – a Bit of Tension but Still Unusually Calm

Today’s debate started with a noisy Unmoderated Caucus. The committee has split in two alliances and things are heating up while the countries concentrate on their Working Papers. It’s all hustle and bustle in the ECOSOC committee, every single delegate is active and contributing to the discussion! Moderated Caucuses on the state of the private […]

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March 29, 2019

ECOSOC – Common Ground on Gender Equality

The ECOSOC committee has just begun! The chairpersons have presented themselves, ensured that the delegates got to know each other and carefully gone through the Rules of Procedure, so that everyone in the room is initiated and ready to MUN! The first Topic Area of the committee is Establishing an international framework for encouraging women’s […]

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March 25, 2018

WILL A CONSENSUS BE REACHED IN ECOSOC?

After a day spent in continuous debates, delegates from the ECOSOC committee are more and more enthusiastic about coming to a resolution which contains and integrates all the points and solutions given by our delegates. After an un-moderated caucus, the resolution was read in front of everybody by the delegation of Sudan. On account of […]

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March 25, 2018

THE SPIRIT OF A NATION STAYS IN EDUCATION

The last day in the ECOSOC has just begun and the delegates are ready to concentrate all their energy and creativity into putting together all convictions regarding the second topic of this committee: assuring and fostering reconstruction and sustainable development in post conflict areas, in order to arrive to a final resolution. Our day started […]

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March 24, 2018

EARTHQUAKE IN ECOSOC: “WE ARE ECOSOC NOT ECO”

After a long and fun  night and the fruitful debates from the previous day, the delegates gathered together again today and are ready to vote the points written in the draft and to establish the final resolution. They are eager to reach a consensus in order to find clear, applicable and viable solutions for our […]

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March 24, 2018

ECOSOC PART 2: SHARING IS CARING

The second part of the day in ECOSOC was dominated by an “unmoderated caucus”. In order for the delegates to draft a resolution, unmoderated caucuses were very frequent (and very frequently extended). Immediately after the lunch break, the UK proposed a motion to introduce Topic B, as well as the General Speakers list. During committee […]

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March 23, 2018

Promising morning at ECOSOC: Nobody should be left behind

Today is an important day for BISMUN Conference in the ECOSOC committee. The debaters are advancing with the discussions in order to reach consensus, while trying to increase their level of implication and debating the most important issues related to the first main topic: reducing disaster risks on areas affected by natural hazards. The delegates share […]

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March 23, 2018

Work in Progress

Immediately after the lunch break, a motion for a moderated caucus was proposed by the USA, on the topic of environmental degradation and how developing countries can protect themselves from it. The delegate of Sudan spoke 3 times and insisted upon challenges such as the unsanitary conditions existent in countries such as her own. Switzerland […]

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