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United Nations Security Council

As the single most powerful UN entity, the Security Council is responsible for addressing all issues threatening international peace and security. The Security Council must work to create effective resolutions with clear and powerful language that will have tangible results in the real world. In facing this immense responsibility, the committee will utilize several tools of diplomacy usually unavailable to any other agency. The veto power of the Permanent Five (P5) members gives the UNSC a uniquely intense flair that is unlike any other committee.

The most prestigious body at VMUN 2022, this committee is specifically designed for experienced delegates. Position papers are mandatory and must be submitted by April 17, 2022, at 23:59 PST. More information about position papers can be found on page 3 of the Background Guide.

Topic A: The Kashmir Conflict (Click to show summary)

Topic B: Foreign Military Bases (Click to show summary)


Yirui Tao | Director

Currently in her Grade 11 year at Hugh McRoberts Secondary School, Yirui is delighted to serve as the Director of the United Nations Security Council at VMUN 2022. Since first entering the committee room and mustering up the courage to deliver a thirty second speech four years back, Yirui has been enthralled in the world of vivid debate and pivotal international affairs. Her love for Model UN has only grown through committee sessions brimming with camaraderie, frantic resolution drafting, and forged friendships. Outside of Model UN, Yirui can be found exploring dessert shops with her friends, buying various chocolate bars, or baking banana bread. Yirui looks forward to a weekend of passionate discourse and exhilarating debate, and she hopes that VMUN engenders fond experiences for all delegates.


Lina Yang | Chair

Lina Yang is a Grade 11 student at Fraser Heights Secondary School and is delighted to serve as the Chair of the United Nations Security Council. Since her first interaction with MUN driven by pure curiosity 2 years ago, she has furthered her newfound drive for international diplomatic engagement and public speaking. Starting from a delegate who only spoke once in her first conference to navigating her way through the committee room, Lina developed her passion for MUN steadily. In her spare time, Lina can be found taking walks with her cat, working on the latest art project, and running after sunsets, all while satisfying her love for tangerines. Lina wholeheartedly looks forward to meeting all the delegates at this iteration of VMUN.

You can contact the Director at Any questions regarding the committee or its debate procedures will be answered by email. Position papers must also be submitted to this address.

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