Model United Nations – North Berwick High School
Friday 22nd November 2019
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Archived Topics for Debate
A Small World – how do we manage over-population?
Are We Drowning? – the rising sea levels
Controlling our land use – degrading our land
No Going Back – reducing carbon emissions
Survival of our Species – a captivating problem?
The question of over housing and how to control it
“Mental Health” – a humanitarian crisis?
Controlling transport regulation to limit the spread of diseases
Genetic Modification: the human future?
High Hopes – the legalisation of medical cannabis
Mental Health – is it a real problem?
Sugar – a not so sweet problem
Abortion – a woman’s choice?
Exodus: Myanmar, the Rohingya and Aung San Suu Ki
Genetic Modification – is a genetically modified world inevitable?
Humans for Sale – how to prevent human trafficking
The Death Penalty – a “just” end?
Combating the rise and influence of “fake news”
Control and censorship of social media
Freedom of the Media
Influence and radicalisation through the media
Online Hate Crime – how do we manage the growing issue?
Spygate – should governments be allowed to spy?
“Stabilising the State” – the Yemen conflict
Border Disputes – are our maps correct?
Democracy – the worst form of government?
Erdogan – the rise of autocracy in the Near East
Rogue State: the international response to North Korea
Uniting Nations – does the UN have a role in the modern world?
Committees & Topics for Debate 2019
How should countries and international co-operations respond to those who are environmentally displaced?
No Planet B
Protect Our People: should global immunisation be made mandatory?
Starvation: the price our bodies can’t afford to pay
A Crisis of Displacement: the question of improvement in refugee camps
Prisoners’ Voting Rights
How Far Is Too Far? Should the UN limit political use of social media?
The Rise of Public Interest Journalism: duty or intrusion?
Decriminalising Drug Use: the way forward or a future war?
Enhanced Interrogation: or just plain torture?
Information for Advisors
Information for Delegates
Freedom of the Media
Freedom of the Media Briefing Paper