Agenda

2022-2023 PROVISIONAL MODEL ARAB LEAGUE AGENDA (.pdf)

PLEASE NOTE: Not all Models will have all Councils.  Please look at your specific Conference Page or contact the Local Coordinator or the National Council Student Programs Coordinator for your model to find out which Councils will be represented.  

Joint Defense Council

1. Proposing a standardized, League-wide policy on nuclear technology, including weapons and other forms such as energy.

 

2. Resolving the territorial disputes caused by climate change, such as water and food insecurity.    

3. Assessing the likelihood of artificial intelligence creating cybersecurity threats as the technology for it progresses.  

4. Promoting joint military exercises with the African Union to further the League’s multilateral relationships.  

 

 

Council on Palestinian Affairs

1. Taking measures to protect and preserve Palestinian cultural heritage sites. 

2. Exploring methods to combat environmental degradation and biodiversity loss in Palestine. 

3. Considering ways to protect journalists from violence and unjust imprisonment in Palestine. 

4. Devising strategies to combat food insecurity in Palestine, bearing in mind the challenges posed by ongoing international conflicts in major wheat producing countries.  

 

 

Council on Political Affairs

1. Discussing the relationship between international and local regulators as a means of addressing corruption throughout the Arab League.

2. Exploring the benefits of demilitarized zones throughout the Arab world and additional means of implementing demilitarized zones.

3. Exploring avenues to resettle and reintegrate ex-combatants and their affiliates.

4. Examining the impacts of global shortages. 

 

 

Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers

1. Evaluating methods of mitigating water insecurity in the MENA region, with special attention to women and refugees. 

2. Discussing possible changes that could be made on an individual state and league-wide basis to better achieve equality as outlined in the 2004 Arab Charter on Human Rights.  

3. Exploring the relationship between minority populations in the region and their access to education as an aid to social mobility.  

4. Discussing the rising rates of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and ways to implement protections for both IDPs and stateless persons throughout the region.  

 

 

Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers

1. Evaluating the effects of droughts and how they relate to food production and food access in the MENA region.

2. Analyzing the effects of deforestation on natural resources and biodiversity across the region.

3. Evaluating the waste management infrastructure in the Arab region and devising means to make it more efficient and sustainable.

4. Analyzing the effect of extreme heat and devising strategies to combat wildfires and resource loss.

 

 

Council of Arab Economic Affairs Ministers

1 Looking to the future by forming a strong, digital economy in the region.  

2. Evaluating the economic impacts of COVID-19 on member states and taking steps to promote economic recovery and to protect against future health crises.

 

3. Examining the opportunities and challenges facing the foodservice industry in member states and devising means to promote foodservice growth.

 

4. Assessing the availability of funding for sustainable development and creating avenues to encourage businesses to adopt sustainable practices.

 


Summit of Arab Heads of State

1. Assessing the efficacy of The Arab Convention for the Suppression of Terrorism and devising counter-terrorism and counter-radicalization strategies for the League.

 

2. Weighing how and when the League should become involved in the lives of refugees and/or internally displaced persons.

 

3. Devising strategies to counteract economic vulnerability in the middle class across the MENA region.

 

4. Examining relationship between the League of Arab States and the African Union as a template for potential interactions with other organizations.

 

 

Special Council on Medicine and Healthcare


1. Designing and improving strategies to ensure the safety of medical professionals in active combat zones.


2. Coordinating within the Arab League in order to improve methods of increasing equitable access to medical care


3. Establishing strategies and frameworks to retain health and medical professionals in Arab countries


4. Ensuring the existence of and access to disability care and treatment in the Arab League.


 

Arab Court of Justice

1. The League of Arab States (represented by Saudi Arabia) v. Egypt: Regarding the Egyptian deportation of Eritrean citizens seeking refuge


2. The League of Arab States (represented by Tunisia) v. Morocco: Regarding the arrest and sentencing of journalist Omar Radi


3. Sudan v. Egypt: Regarding the status of Borders and Territorial Governance concerning the historically disputed territory of the Halaib Triangle


4. The League of Arab States (represented by Bahrain) v. the United Arab Emirates: Regarding the mistreatment and trafficking of workers under the Kafala system


5. The League of Arab States (represented by Tunisia) v. Libya: Regarding strict new cybercrime law in Libya