We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.
The United Nations Environmental Programme is a branch within the United Nations designed to protect the environment and deal with ecological issues at the global and regional levels. Since its creation in June 1972 as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, UNEP has focused on multiple noteworthy areas within the environment, including climate change, natural disasters, and the usage and depletion of resources. UNEP has aided countries in their development and promotion of sound environmental guidelines, and works with NGOs to implement various projects in regions of the globe.
The following are the honorable chairs for UNEP:
Head Chair: Hanson Nguyen
Vice Chair: Andrew Schechter
Legal: Aparna Pillai
The topics for this committee are Electronic Waste Management and Sustainable Transport. Topic synopses are available by clicking on underlined links. Position Papers (click link for instructions) are preferred by Saturday, March 17th, 2018, by 11:59:59 PM to their respective committee emails, found at the top of all topic synopses. Position papers will be graded towards Research Awards until Friday, March 23rd, 2018, 11:59:59 PM.