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International Press Corps Blog

 Welcome to the the International Press Corps blog!

The IPC is one of the most unique committees at MUN, as delegates act as members of the media instead of country representatives. They are tasked with interviewing delegates, reporting on the happenings of committees, and analyzing developments during the conference.

February 11, 2018

As the convening of the United Nations comes to a close, it is important to see what this international organization has accomplished in its time here.

The General Assembly has debated resolutions on refugees displaced due to climate change, despite not listening to the...

February 11, 2018

What Myanmar is doing to the Rohingya people is nothing short of evil. With thousands of deaths and hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing this can be labelled as 'cultural genocide.' Many of the delegates on the committee agree with this term, except a select few w...

February 11, 2018

Liberalism taking over the General Assembly?

   While discussing LGBTQ rights, the General Assembly appears divided into two main groups.

    One group has banded together citing their sovereignty and religious freedoms as justification for wishing to be left alone...

February 11, 2018

LGBTQ people are a huge part of the population. In the US alone there are approximately 9 million adults who identify as LGBTQ, found in a 2011 survey. It’s estimated that around 10% of the general population is gay, without even factoring in the other types of gender...

February 11, 2018

    Throughout the process of the development of the Security Council’s working paper on the management of the Rohingya crisis, member states have been displeased with the work ethic of the Russian Federation.

China not satisfied

    While the delegation of Chi...

February 11, 2018

China has recently stated to the small group of Security Council members working on a directive to end the gang violence in the Golden Triangle that it is not their place to intervene.

Peacekeepers, and only Peacekeepers

China, as a veto power, has limited the directive...

February 11, 2018

Tensions are running high as the Security Council’s focus remains on the Rohingya Crisis. The council has moved past the precious time wasted due to wording dilemmas, and have focused on their bundle of ideas. 

As this document continues to be improved more and mor...

February 11, 2018

The general assembly has reconvened after passing a resolution regarding the displacement of peoples due to climate change, now focused on the rights of LGBTQ+ peoples globally. Although many countries have stepped forward with policies of openness and inclusivity, som...

February 11, 2018

Security Council taken by complete surprise; surveillance measures fail to combat militant action.

   There has been a massive surge of gang violence in the Golden Triangle, and once again the Security Council is struggling with how to solve the situation.

    In th...

February 11, 2018

The Security Council continues to fail to fully address the violent crisis playing out in the Golden Triangle. Members of the Security Council remain in harsh debate over the details of their working paper to address the Rohingya humanitarian and refugee crisis. Even a...

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