Berkeley Model Arab League

Schedule | Councils | Country Assignments

December 1-2, 2018

University of California – Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

**Open to High Schools Only**
Conference Fees: $25/delegate

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Contacts

Local Coordinator National Council Representative
Hubert Luo Sidney Jones
University of California – Berkeley National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
ops@bmun.org sidney@ncusar.org
202-293-6466

BMAL Secretariat and Councils

Council Chair Vice Chair Location
Council on Political Affairs Billy Lin Dwinelle 179
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Edward Kang Dwinelle 182
Council of Arab Economic Ministers Claire Black Dwinelle 183
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers Dhruv Mandal Dwindle 106
Summit of Arab Heads of State Shayna Kothari Dwinelle 187
Secretariat Office Dwinelle 130
Faculty Adviser Lounge Dwinelle 130

 

Agenda

Council on Political Affairs 
Topic 2: Formulating ways to increase societal inclusion and political involvement amongst individuals who may be susceptible to insurgent group recruitment
Topic 4: Developing strategies and standards for mediation to resolve conflicts among member states, emphasizing the necessity for political solutions to military conflicts and avoiding escalation.

Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers
Topic 2: Exploring the role of media outlets in public opinion, including state-sponsored news outlets and social media, and addressing the issue of digital rights
Topic 4: Analyzing the social and health concerns that arise with climate change and water/food scarcities.

Council of Economic Affairs 
Topic 1: Exploring means by which the League can promote non-oil private sectors and encourage the economic diversification of member states
Topic 2: Assessing and formulating domestic and foreign investments to close the workforce participation gap and mitigate the exclusion and inequality in Arab economies

Council of Environmental Affairs
Topic 2: Developing strategies to protect environmental infrastructure, particularly water and energy, from being utilized as tactical weapons in environmental warfare
Topic 4: Exploring ways to increase public participation in environmental initiatives.

Summit of Arab Heads of State 
Topic 1: Creating methods for the redevelopment of areas within member states damaged by conflict
Topic 2: Developing strategies for cooperation between refugees and internally displaced persons with host countries

Schedule

Saturday, December 2 Time Location
Secretariat Meeting  8:00 – 8:30am Dwinelle 130
Registration  8:00 – 9:00am Dwinelle 145
Opening Ceremony  9:00 – 9:45am Dwinelle 145
Council Session I  10:00am – 12:30pm  See Above
Lunch (provided) 12:30 – 1:30pm
Council Session II 1:30 – 5:00pm  See Above
Sunday, December 3  Time Location
Council Session III  9:00am – 12:30pm See Above
Faculty Adviser Meeting 10:00-11:00am Dwinelle 130
Lunch 12:30 – 1:30pm
Council Session IV / Summit 1:30 – 3:30pm Dwinelle 145
Closing Ceremonies and Awards 3:30 – 4:30pm Dwinelle 145

Country Assignments

Algeria

Encinal High School

Bahrain

Davis Senior High School

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

Albany High School

Iraq

San Domenico School

Jordan

Stuart Hall High School

Kuwait

Torrey Pines High School

Lebanon

One Stone High School

Libya

Mauritania

Morocco

American High School

Oman

Palestine

Notre Dame High School

Qatar

Two Decades Academy

Saudi Arabia

San Domenico School

Somalia

Sudan

Davis Senior High School

Syrian National Coalition

Albany High School

Tunisia

Stuart Hall High School

UAE

Albany High School

Yemen

American High School

Turkey (Observer State)

Student Leadership Development Program from the National Council on US-Arab Relations