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The first UNISAMUN Conference was held from 8th to 12th October 2012 at the University of Salerno. The Conference is a simulation of selected organs of the United Nations, where students take on the role of diplomats, representing a country different from the one of origin.

The 2012 Conference general theme was: “Glocalization: the role of local communities in a globalized world”. Delegates represented their assigned countries in the following committees:

  • United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
  • United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  • United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

Economic and Social Council

Topics 1) Water wars in Africa In many countries, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, it is difficult to access water resources. Historically, water has been a source of tensions and conflicts, being related to strategic advantage and basic human needs, which constitute the basis for every form of civilized society. In a report by the African Development Bank …

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Human Rights Council

Topics 1) Indigenous People’s right to self-determination Indigenous People are people who inhabited a land before it was conquered by colonial societies and who consider themselves distinct from the societies currently governing those territories. As defined by UN Special Rapporteur of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities: “they form at present …

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Leonardo Scuto Secretary General Leonardo holds a bachelor in International Relations, and is now enrolled in a Master of Science in Politics for International Cooperation for Development. Leonardo works for the Atlantic Treaty Association (NATO’s partner in public diplomacy) and is researching in International Security and International Criminology. He has participated in many international workshops …

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Security Council

Topics 1) Peacekeeping mission in Haiti and the subsequent disease spread The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was established on 1st June 2004 with the UNSC resolution 1542. Its purpose was to halt the civil conflict which spread in the Country and lead to the exile of President Bertrand Aristide. On 12th January …

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UNISAMUN 2012 Press Review

Rassegna Stampa Unisamun 2012

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UNISAMUN 2012 Report

UNISAMUN 2012 Report – Ita

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During the five days of the Conference, UNISAMUN News will furnish delegates and chairs with the close up details on what’s going on inside the Committees. Six journalists will be present all day long inside the Committees, they will closely follow the debate inside the ECOSOC, CEU, UNHCR and UNSC and will inform the participants …

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