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Tuesday Training Sessions

Topic

LGBT Rights

Date

Tuesday 7th February at 6-8pm

Venue

Aung Saang Suu Kyi at the Guild

Mini Study Guide

The UN only started discussions on  LGBT Rights in December 2006, when Norway presented a joint statement on human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity at the Commission on Human Rights on behalf of 54 states. Later a joint statement was presented at the General Assembly by Argentina on behalf of 66 states in December 2008. The 2008 statement was opposed by an Arab League-backed statement. None of these statements statements have been officially adopted by the General Assembly.

In 2016 the UNHRC passed a resolution to appoint an “independent expert” to find the causes of violence and discrimination against people due to their gender identity and sexual orientation. 

The issue, however, remains: how will the LGBT community be supported and protected on a national and international level?

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Give It A Go Session

Topic

Interwar Crisis

Date

Tuesday 21st February at 6-9pm

Venue

Harold Wilson Room at the Guild

Mini Study Guide

Fancy taking part in a real life crisis simulation? Then you must join LivMUN in its Interwar Crisis!

A crisis is a real time committee and is based on a topic of conflict.The participants are divided in two or more cabinets (sides) and are given individual roles (e.g. Prime Minister). The simulation is managed by the directors (or ‘gods’) of the crisis who design the outline of the events and dictate the outcome of the crisis. Your goal is dual: you must help your cabinet face the crisis and fulfill your character’s individual aims.

This time the two cabinets are the League of Nations, LoN, (precursor of the United Nations) and Germany and the year is 1933. Adolf Hitler has just announced that Germany will be leaving the League of Nations…

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