MUN Committees List

Here is a list of MUN Committees simulated at Model United Nations conferences.

Committees in MUN most often simulate UN Committees, however, non-UN committees are also frequently simulated at MUN conferences.

Whether you’re part of the secretariat choosing committees for an upcoming conference or a training officer/teacher who wants to run a MUN committee in your classroom, here is a list of UN and non-UN committees to simulate.

United Nations Committee
A committee that is part of, or affiliated with, the United Nations

Non-United Nations Committee
Other important decision making bodies that are not part of the United Nations

Full List of Model United Nations Committees

ABC – Administrative and Budgetary Committee (UNGA 5th Committee)

ACABQ – Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions

AIIB – Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

AL – Arab League

ADB – Asian Development Bank

ASEAN – Association of Southeastern Asian Nations

AU – African Union

CCPCJ – Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research

CEU – Council of the European Union

CIS – Commonwealth of Independent States

CND – United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs

CoM – Council of Marvels (Fictional committee)

COPUOS – UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

CPD – Commission on Population and Development

CSTD – Commission on Science and Technology for Development

CSW / UNCSW – Commission on the Status of Women

CTBTO – Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

DGC – United Nations Department of Global Communications (Formerly DPI)

DISEC – Disarmament and International Security Committee (UNGA 1st Committee)

DPI – United Nations Department of Public Information

EC – European Council

ECLAC – Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

ECOFIN – Economic and Financial Committee (UNGA 2nd Committee)

ECOSOC – Economic and Social Council

ECOWAS – Economic Community of West African State

EP – European Parliament

EU – European Union

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization

FIFA – Fédération Internationale de Football Association

G7 – Group of Seven (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and the United States)

G8 – Group of Eight (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States)

G20 – Group of Twenty (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States)

GA – General Assembly (UNGA)

GA6 – Legal (UNGA 6th Committee)

HRC / UNHRC – Human Rights Council

HSC – Historical Security Council

IADB / IDB – Inter-American Development Bank

IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency

ICAO – International Civil Aviation Organisation

ICC – International Criminal Court

ICC – International Chamber of Commerce

ICJ – International Court of Justice

ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross

IFAD – International Fund for Agricultural Development

ILO – International Labour Organization

IMF – International Monetary Fund

IMO – International Maritime Organisation

Interpol – International Criminal Police Organization

IOC – International Olympic Committee

IOPC – International Olympic and Paralympic Committee

IPS – International Press Summit

ITU – International Telecommunications Union

JCC – Joint Crisis Committee

LoN – League of Nations

NATO – North Atlantic Treaty Organization

OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries

OSCE – Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

PBC – Peacebuilding Commission

PC – Press Corps

SC / UNSC – Security Council

SCSHT – Special Conference on Slavery and Human Trafficking

SOCHUM – Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Committee (UNGA 3rd Committee)

SPECPOL – Special Political and Decolonization (UNGA 4th Committee)

UCoST – UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development

UNCSA – Commission on Superhuman Activities (Fictional committee)

UNCTAD – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDP – United Nations Development Program

UNEP – United Nations Environmental Program

UNESCO – UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNFCCC – UN Framework on Climate Change

UNFPA – United Nations Population Fund

UNHCR – UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO – UN Industrial Development Organization

UNISDR – United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

UNODC – United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime

UNOOSA – United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

UNPFII – UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UNWTO – World Tourism Organization

UPU – Universal Postal Union

US Senate – Unites States Senate

WFP – World Food Program

WHA – World Health Assembly

WHO – World Health Organization

WMO – World Meteorological Organization

WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization

WB – World Bank

WTO – World Trade Organization

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