MUNUSAL 2020

HISTORICAL SECURITY COUNCIL

Show More
Larissa
UNSC Chair
UNSC Chair
Ignace

MUNUSAL 2020 will simulate the Historical Security Council in English, French and Spanish, the DISEC in English and UNESCO in Spanish. The press team, The Globe, will publish articles in both English and Spanish.

TOPICS

The Korean War 1951-53

Topic A: The Korean War 1951-53

On June 25 1950, the Korean War began when some 75,000 soldiers from the North Korean People’s Army poured across the boundary between the Soviet-backed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the north and the pro-Western Republic of Korea to the south. This invasion was the first military action of the Cold War. By July, American troops had entered the war on South Korea’s behalf. As far as American officials were concerned, it was a war against the forces of international communism itself.

For this reason, nonintervention was not considered an option by many top decision makers. On June 27 th 1950, America called on the United Nations to use force to get the North Koreans out as they had ignored the Security Council’s resolution of June 25th .

With the Soviet Union actively blocking the proceedings of the Security Council and the war completely breaking lose, will Delegates have what it takes to ease the tensions? They will
assemble in August 1950 to take on this challenge that threatens the lives of countless Koreans.

The Palestine Question

It is April 1948 and fighting in the British Mandate Territory of Palestine has increased. With the British now eager to leave, the question of who will control the land to the west of the Jordan River remains highly contentious. Following UN General Assembly Resolution 181 that recommends the partition of the land into an independent Jewish and an independent Arab state, fighting has broken out in several areas. After several months of fending off attacks from irregular Arab forces, the Jewish Haganah is beginning to shift into offensive positions, threatening to exacerbate the conflict.

Both the Arab and Jewish forces present claims to control the land after the departure of the British. It is a matter of utmost urgency for the international community. The atrocities of World War II and the Holocaust are only beginning to come to light; at the same time the creation of a Jewish National Home, as advocated by the Jewish Agency in Palestine, is threatening to draw neighboring Arab states into the conflict. The United Nations Security Council must now act to advocate for a peaceful resolution of the conflict and avoid wider regional implications.

UNSC

Matrix

1948/1950

Please note countries in bold are reserved for experienced delegates

Countries in crossed-out red text are no longer available 

Keep in mind applications early on in a wave have a better chance of obtaining their first option

A̶r̶g̶e̶n̶t̶i̶n̶a̶/̶ ̶C̶u̶b̶a̶

B̶e̶l̶g̶i̶u̶m̶/̶ ̶E̶c̶u̶a̶d̶o̶r̶

C̶a̶n̶a̶d̶a̶/̶ ̶E̶g̶y̶p̶t̶

China

C̶o̶l̶o̶m̶b̶i̶a̶/̶ ̶I̶n̶d̶i̶a̶

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

U̶n̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶S̶o̶v̶i̶e̶t̶ ̶S̶o̶c̶i̶a̶l̶i̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶e̶p̶u̶b̶l̶i̶c̶s̶/̶ ̶F̶i̶r̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶e̶p̶u̶b̶l̶i̶c̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶K̶o̶r̶e̶a̶

F̶r̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶

S̶y̶r̶i̶a̶n̶ ̶A̶r̶a̶b̶ ̶R̶e̶p̶u̶b̶l̶i̶c̶/̶ ̶N̶o̶r̶w̶a̶y̶

Ukraine/ Yugoslavia

United States of America

INTERESTED?

Picture: UNSC 2019

GET IN TOUCH

SEND US AN EMAIL

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST

  • White Facebook Icon

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

  • White Instagram Icon

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM

@2023 by NWS. Proudly created with wix.com