1) Infrastructure Development in Developing Countries
2) Environmentally Sustainable Development
Chair: Abi Pastrana
Co-Chairs: Deborah Chew
Location: Friday and Sunday Student Resource Building, (SRB) Multipurpose Room (MPR)
Saturday: Arts Theater 1356
Position Papers will be due to the Committee Email below on Monday, November 13th, 2017 by 11:59pm and should be no longer than one page per topic, single-spaced.
In order to be eligible for awards, delegates must submit position papers to the Dais.
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The United Nations Development Programme serves as the main global developmental network within the United Nations and aims to provide resources to developing countries in order to achieve a higher quality of life.
The United Nations Development Program Administrator, Achim Steiner, is the third highest-ranking official of the United Nations following the United Nations Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General.
Founded in 1965, the United Nations Development Programme currently operates in 177 different countries and focuses primarily on reaching the Millennium Development Goals, eight international development goals including those of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, promoting gender equality, ensuring environmental sustainability, and developing a global partnership for development.
The United Nations Development Programme also serves as the chair of the United Nations Development Group and plays a key role in directing the efforts of 32 UN agencies and groups, including the World Food Programme, UN Women, World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization.
The United Nations Development Programme encourages Member States to work collectively in order to find effective solutions regarding the challenges being faced in sustainable development.
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