The GLCMUN Society has evolved through different stages over the 11 years. Each edition of the conference has set a new benchmark in the MUNing circuit of the India. Now as we gear up to celebrate our Twelfth Year of Excellence, we aim to redefine all benchmarks with a gold standard of debate, executive board and hospitality at GLCMUN’20.
Over the years we have had the presence of eminent personalities as chief guests and speakers for the event. Their presence has boosted our endeavors and been a source of inspiration. The Opening Ceremony of GLCMUN'19 was graced by the Key-Note Speaker, the former Indian Foreign Secretary, External Affairs Minister and former India's High Commissioner to London, Mr. Salman Haider who inspired delegates and the team with his accurate analysis of the current geopolitical landscape before the conference commenced. The Closing Ceremony, which was held at the Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, was graced by the presence of former Judge of The Supreme Court of India, Justice Asok Ganguly, an author, speaker and board member of GAIL Gas Authority of India Ltd., Dr. Anil Khandelwal, an Indian writer in the fiction thriller genre Mr. Ashwin Sanghi.
This Edition, our theme for the 12th Model UN Conference is “A Decade of Action to Deliver the Sustainable Developments Goals by 2030”, furthering the mission of the Secretary General of the United Nations who also acknowledged our efforts by sending us a message for our the 12th Government Law College Model United Nations 2020. With a truly stellar Executive Board and unmatched hospitality, the five conventional committees, one unconventional committee and one Indian committee that we will simulate will discuss issues of global relevance and will challenge the delegates to work out strong and amicably agreed resolutions to ensure world peace. GLCMUN'20 will also have a Pro-Bono committee for the Teach for India Foundation to inculcate in the students from TFI, the value of effective diplomacy.
About Government Law College
The Government Law College, founded in 1855, is the oldest law school in Asia dating even prior to the University of Mumbai, and enjoys a pre-eminent national and international reputation for excellence. GLC which has a rich heritage and pedigree, is the repository of erudition in the legal firmament and has had the privilege of guidance from eminent legal luminaries such as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, Lokmanya Tilak, Justice M.C.Chagla, Nani Palkhivala and several others who have adorned benches of the Supreme Court of India and the Bombay High Court. Equally, students who have passed from the portals of GLC have distinguished themselves at the Bar, the Judiciary and the Academy.
Committees & Agendas
• United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
1. Discussing ways to increase cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub regional organizations in maintaining international peace and security.
2. Ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law in the maintenance of international peace and security.
• United Nations General Assembly (DISEC)
1. Cyber security and protection against Cyber Warfare with special emphasis on non-state actors.
2. Combating proliferation of chemical and biological weapons with emphasis on the risk of acquisition by non-state actors.
• Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
1. To address taxation challenges in the current digital economy with a special emphasis on multilateralism.
2. To discuss digital disruption in financial markets with a special emphasis on the emergence of cryptocurrencies.
• United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
1. Protecting and preserving the rights and privileges of religious minorities globally.
2. Discussing LGBTQ rights in terms of Islamic religious laws.
• United Nations General Assembly (Legal)
1. Considering the creation of a legal framework to eradicate modern slavery.
2. Examining the applicability of the Geneva Convention and other international legal protocols to the treatment of civilians and non-uniformed combatants.
• All India Political Parties Meet (AIPPM)
1. Discussing the disinvestment policy of the government with emphasis to the fiscal targets.
2. Reviewing the effectiveness of Reservation Policy.
• Continuous Crisis Committee (CCC)
Note - Agenda will be released 15 days prior to the conference.