THIRD COMMITTEE: SOCIAL, HUMANITARIAN, AND CULTURAL (SOCHUM)
Chair: Carley mambuca
The Social, Humanitarian & Cultural committee (SOCHUM) is the Third Committee of the General Assembly. In terms of the United Nations, the Third Committee is utilized for discussions on social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that currently impact people all over the world. SOCHUM constantly collaborates with other bodies within the UN to address the myriad of issues that fall within its jurisdiction. Delegates must find a balance between prioritizing the interests that pertain to the individual country that they will be representing, versus the concerns of the committee as a whole.
Right to Privacy in the Digital Age
Intersection of Nuclear Terrorism and Human Rights
APPROXIMATE COMMITTEE SIZE: 300 (DOUBLE DELEGATION)
Tackle important questions relating to the humanitarian problem of nuclear terrorism
Understand that nuclear terrorism has social, humanitarian and cultural implications across the globe
Gain a better understanding of the difference between the public and private sector in terms of humanitarian work
About the Chair
Carley Mambuca is a member of Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service Class of 2019, majoring in Science, Technology, and International Affairs, concentrating in Security Studies, and minoring in Spanish. She also has a Global Business Fellowship in Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and is pursuing a career in Management Consulting after she graduates next spring. She is using her senior year to write a thesis on the prevalence of cyber-terrorism around the world and its relationship to varying severities of privacy law. Carley has been participating in Model United Nations since her very first day of high school, and she is an active member of Georgetown MUN, traveling to several conferences each semester and serving as a Director of Training for the Conferences Staff. She also is the Executive Director Emeritus of NAIMUN. On campus, she is the Chief Financial Officer of her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta, a Director of Events on Georgetown’s Senior Class Committee, and a Blue & Gray Tour Guide. When she has time to get off of the Hilltop, she enjoys running to the monuments, photoshooting around DC, and brunching with her roomies. More than anything, she absolutely loves Model United Nations, and she is so excited to share this committee experience with you all for her final NAIMUN, which is sure to be the best the circuit has seen in a long time!