The Battle for Clean Water

Is Qatar Short On Water? 5277 km. away from Qatar, millions of people in Harare, Zimbabwe struggle to get a drop of clean, sanitized water. Being a semi-arid country reliant on rain, Zimbabwe experienced low annual rainfall and the lack of sanitized water has become a major obstacle. 1980-1999 Post- Independent Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s attempt to

Cens*rship in Society

Media, say hello to your worst nightmare… The media craves to blabber about recent knowledge and gossip that has occurred but they face a certain obstacle every time they wish to chatter – their old nemesis: Censorship. Censorship was introduced to prevent certain information or images from being revealed to the public. Material can be

Deserving of a Chance?

Capital punishment has taken many forms through history, each method more humane than the previous.Yet the question remains, can capital punishment be considered humane? Current UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon stated, “The taking of a life is too absolute, too irreversible” at a New York conference in July 2012 according to UN press documents. The

Depleted Uranium: Health Hazard

The Disarmament Commission at this year’s THIMUN Qatar conference is finding ways to regulate the use of armaments and ammunitions containing depleted uranium. By looking at how we can safely handle ammunitions containing radioactive substances, in particular uranium, we can avoid fatal consequences. According to The World Nuclear Association, depleted uranium is the by-product from

Food, Glorious Food

“What should I be looking forward to?” This should be the question on aspiring diplomats’ minds at the 2014 THIMUN Qatar Conference. Some would answer the opportunity to meet other like-minded people who are visiting from around the world to attend. Others may point to the excitement that comes in debating political and global issues

The Rights of Prisoners

HRC2: The Wrongs of Rights To know your rights as a human being is to have access to a form of protection of your freedom and actions, but, does being a criminal make you any less human? Today, the United Nations faces the issue of unequal treatment within the system of justice and the officers

Unified in the Fight for Safety

The fight against terrorism has never been so heated. With lives at stake, the world is in need of a solution, one strategy being to increase international cooperation regarding terrorist intelligence. The USA’s implementation on the ‘War on Terror’ came about following the terrorist attack conducted by Al-Qaeda on the Pentagon and the World Trade

Adorable, valuable, and illegal

Combating the illicit trade of animals and animal products In today’s age, where it is hard to go through a whole week without at least one news source reporting on the growing endangerment of an exotic animal, it isn’t uncommon for many to know of the impending threat that the animals of our world face.

Technology Is The Key to the Future

Environmental Sustainability is essential for a prosperous future. It is important because many of the resources used today are finite resources. They are important to our existence. Technology is important in our lives now more than ever, we use technology from the second we wake up till the second we sleep; whether it be on