hEImun 2018 committees and chair reports:

Dear delegates,

our chairs have written chair reports concerning the different topics within the committees and the Security Council. Please pay attention to these reports as they give useful advise on how to conduct your research. If you have any questions, please contact us using the conference email address: Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein!

Technological Progress in a World dominated by Globalisation

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Questioning the framework of unmanned warfare as well as the technological input into it and deciding on regulations imposed upon such.

Administering the exploitation of rare earth elements and how the applicability of these resources is interfering with technological progress.

Revising, amending and improving nuclear and wartime treaties amongst other international commitments to ensure long-term peace to prevent a renewed outbreak
of war.

Discussing the required increase of energy generation due to technological advances (e.g. digitalisation, electric cars).

   
United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) World Health Organisation (WHO)

Improving the degrading conditions of cheap labour in developing countries, especially for women, that are facing the threat of being replaced by machines.

Deliberating the question of responsibility regarding artificial intelligence in the field of medicine.

Questioning the influence of technology on the infringement of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, especially in regard to articles 12 and 19.

Preventing environmental pollution resulting in electronic waste and toxic fumes, which consequently endanger the health of people all around the world.

   
Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)

Coordinating the introduction of autonomous vehicles and aides and how their failures, breakdowns and mistakes should be included into legislation.

Deciding upon the extent of control on gene manipulation and expression used to enhance and improve human beings.