UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL (SC)

 

Topic: Terrorism as an international threat to peace and security

Language: English

Spots: 30 (15 Double Delegations)

Level: Advanced

Related Sustainable Development Goal: (16) Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

 

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. Five powerful countries sit as “permanent members” along with ten elected members with two-year terms. UNSC dispatches military operations, imposes sanctions, mandates arms inspections, deploys election monitors and more.

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Committee email: sc.spainyouth17@gmail.com

Chairing Team

Ana Venegas Miranda 

Ana was born in Havana, Cuba, and later moved to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, where she grew up. She’s studying for a Dual Honours degree in Law and Political Science in the Carlos III University of Madrid.

She started her journey in the MUN world in 2006, in the International Conference of the Americas (CILA), and since then, continued her participation in CILA, as well as in other local internal and open MUNs. As a student of Madrid’s Carlos III, she has been active as a Delegate and Committee Chair in various MUNs since 2014. Law being one of her passions, she has also completed work placements in law firms as well as in various corporate legal departments.

Panagioula Tsekoura

Panagioula Tsekoura is an undergraduate student in the Law School of Athens. At the same time, her passion for the international affairs led her to an International Relations Minor in the American College of Greece. Being an active member of the academic community, she have participated in International Moot Court Competitions, as well as in several Models of International Organizations, both as delegate and as Chairperson.

What she finds as the more outstanding part is the fact that she is currently enrolled as a member of the UN SDSN Greece Youth, a network promoting the design and implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in 2015 by the United Nations. Additionally, she has brought to completion an internship in the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, having cooperated closely with several diplomats and ambassadors.