Columbia Model United Nations Conference and Exposition – Model Arab League Committee
January 16-19, 2014
New York, NY
|Local Coordinator||National Council Representative|
|Mark Jamias||Josh Hilbrand|
|Columbia University||National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations|
Formed in 1951, the Arab League is a regional body comprised of 22 nations that deals with a cross-section of regional social, economic, cultural, and political issues. In recent years, the Arab League has played a leading role in tackling some of the most sensitive issues in the international community, including energy projects in Iran and promotion of the interests of the Palestinian people on a global stage. The influence of the body has recently reached new heights by catalyzed economic growth of the region. It is up to the delegates representing the 22 member states of the Arab League to find consensus and compromise on some of the most challenging and stimulating issues of the region that have unprecedented international impact.