United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Fifth Committee of the UN General Assembly
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime was created to better regulate the trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs across international borders, as well as greater crime prevention, improved criminal justice, prevention of international terrorism and political corruption.
Each year, the World Drug Report helps the UNODC and its member states track and enhance the awareness on drug regulation through data reports and estimated figures. In addition, the UNODC has launched several campaigns such as “Think AIDS”, “Do Drugs control your life”, and many others to recognize and inform the international community of different topics relating around drugs and crime. The committee will surely offer delegates with an array of issues that explore different aspects monitored by the UNODC.
The UNODC is a beginner committee. Delegates with little or no experience in MUN are encouraged to attend, although anybody with ability and interest may be chosen for this committee.
Please submit all position papers and inquiries relating to UNODC to [email protected].
Topic A: Drug Trafficking in Latin America (View Backgrounder)
Topic B: Criminal Justice Reform (View Backgrounder)
Sean is a grade 11 student at St. George’s School, and has been involved in Model United Nations since grade 8. Ever since his first conference, Sean has developed a strong passion for Model UN that has been growing to this date. He believes that MUN provides students with the opportunity to interact with new people, along with the chance to engage in exciting debate and discussion around interesting and relevant world issues. Outside of MUN, Sean can be found rowing, taking unnecessarily long naps, or obliterating ankles on the basketball court. Sean is ecstatic for CAIMUN 2017, and he hopes that all delegates will have a unique and unforgettable experience!
Chris Pang is a Grade 12 student attending St. George’s School. He has been involved in Model United Nations for five years, and this will be his third CAIMUN and second as a staff member. He is an avid outdoors person, having gone canoeing, kayaking, hiking, snowboarding, and snowshoeing in different parts of BC. His love for politics is also shown in his passion for debate, having competed in Prague twice. During his spare time, you can find him relaxing on a couch watching a movie with a cup of coffee or sweating his way up the Grouse Grind. He’s ecstatic for CAIMUN 2017, and wishes the delegates a once in a lifetime experience.
Lia Lee is a senior student at Sentinel Secondary School who first entered the world of Model United Nations in grade 9. She attended her first conference to overcome her fear of public speaking and is ending her last conference with a desire to pursue a future in international relations. As a result, she has grown a deep appreciation for Model UN and aspires to encourage more young students to enter this community of avid debaters. In her free time, she enjoys playing on the volleyball courts, exploring new cafes, and drawing. Lia is eager to welcome all delegates this May!