Committees & Topics

General Assembly Fourth Committee [GA4]

1. Humanitarian and Economic Assistance to Palestinian Refugees

2. Comprehensive Review of the Whole Question of Peacekeeping Operations

Please note that the General Assembly will convene in a Plenary Session following debate on these two topics to elect five rotating members of the Security Council for 2010-2011. More details will be available in the Background Guide.

[Background Guide - General Assembly Fourth Committee]

Commission on Sustainable Development [CSD]

1. Inclusive and Sustainable Approaches to Poverty Alleviation

2. Disaster and Vulnerability Reduction

[Background Guide - Commission on Sustainable Development]

Commission on the Status of Women [CSW]

1. Women’s Roles in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

2. Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Great Lakes Region

[Background Guide - Commission on the Status of Women]

Security Council [SC] and Reformed Security Council [RSC]

Please note that the SC and Reformed SC will be using the same topics.

1. The Situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan

2. Peace and Security in Africa: Strengthening the UN’s relationship with the African Union

[Background Guide - Security Council]

[Background Guide - Reformed Security Council]

Past Conference Background Guides

[2008 Background Guide - General Assembly Plenary]

[2008 Background Guide - Economic and Social Council]

[2008 Background Guide - Human Rights Council]

[2008 Background Guide - Security Council]

[2008 Background Guide - Reformed Security Council]