UNEP

March 26, 2017

Resolution at last at UNEP!

As time goes by really fast at the UNEP committee, the floor was opened for points and motions to come to a final form of the working paper, in order to be submitted to the Secretary-General. The paper brought together all the concerns, problems, solutions, and even suggestions about the environmental problems in armed conflict […]

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March 26, 2017

Protecting the environment prevents wars

After a night of hard partying, this morning didn’t seem like a good one for debate, but the delegates at the UNEP committee got entertained in an unmoderated caucus over finding ideas to put together in a working paper. On the other side of the fence, delegation of Japan disapproved this point of view, stating […]

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March 25, 2017

New debates in the UNEP Committee

Now that the first resolution is adopted, the UNEP committee opened the discussions on the second topic, dealing with the protection of environment in the areas of armed conflict. The limitation on means and methods of warfare became the subject of a moderated caucus, which got everyone’s interest. Although it has been a hard day […]

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March 25, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Resolution Draft at UNEP

The atmosphere at UNEP Committee in the afternoon of the third day of debating is one to remember. As the Secretary-General approved the resolution draft, a round of applause filled the room. The effort and the work of the last few days concretized at last. The delegate of Saudi Arabia expressed that each state should […]

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March 25, 2017

UNEP is one step closer to a final consensus

The third day at the UNEP committee began full of energy. An unmoderated caucus of twenty minutes over the yesterday’s working paper last details was proposed by the delegate of China and passed with no objections. It seems that all of the delegates are determined to come to a good result, before the working paper […]

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March 24, 2017

UNEP: Low carbon economy policies on the run

The session of discussions at the UNEP committee this afternoon turned out to be an opportunity in finding the consensus. Each delegate emphasized their contention in what concerns the results. It seems that the first two days of debate were very entertaining and productive, and despite all the different ideas, opinion, interests, the goal has […]

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March 24, 2017

UNEP: Debates on the transition from fossil to renewable energy

The second day in UNEP startedin a really positive mood. All the delegates were pleased with the work in the previous day and emphasized on the need to promote renewable energy sources, like solar and wind power. But the shift came rather fast. The countries that base their economy on fossil fuel were not really […]

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March 23, 2017

Nuclear power – a threat or a necessity?

A matter brought to discussion in the first day of BISMUN at the UNEP committee was the nuclear energy and the environmental problem. The topic was raised by Belarus, and got everyone’s interest, as it is common point of interest. The position of the delegate of the USA was straight and clear: energy independence through […]

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March 23, 2017

UNEP- Road towards a greener future

Today’s conference at UNEP committee had a blooming start, bringing from the very first minutes numerous fruitful ideas. After Austria and USA proposed the topics of the agenda, voters decided that the subject brought to discussion by Austria should be debated, since it treated the interesting theme regarding “the benefits and risks of low carbon […]

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