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Crisis in the UN Women’s Committee

Crisis in the UN Women's Committee

Milou V., Editor

February 1, 2019

A crisis has occurred in the UN Women's Committee! Angola has been appointed as being the president of UN Women, this is seen as being highly controversial because there is a lot of gender inequality in Angola. Speaking to the delegates from Angola we asked what their plan was. The Angolan delegation...

SISMUN – Heated Discussions in the UN Women’s Committee

SISMUN - Heated Discussions in the UN Women's Committee

Milou V., Editor

February 1, 2019

  The Quirky Quibbler was honoured to be able to sit in the conference, in this article we would like to give you an impression of what the discussions were like in the Women's Committee The delegation of India stated that education is the way to go to empowering women, proposing that the n...

Reproductive Rights in Africa, a Burning Issue and How to Solve It

Reproductive Rights in Africa, a Burning Issue and How to Solve It

Zuzanna O., Editor

February 1, 2019

 After a thorough discussion, the delegates in the Human Rights Council got time to come up with clauses they were going to introduce. After recess, the clauses have been presented and any issues that other countries have with them were brought up. Brazil was the country that introduced the most c...

The Security Council – Abuse of Power

The Security Council - Abuse of Power

February 1, 2019

This year's topic for the Security Council is “Abuse of Power”. The questions this committee will be discussing includes: What is the link between corruption/abuse of power and international peace and security? How does corruption fuel conflict (especially within the problematic regions identifie...

SIS MUN – UN Women’s Committee

SIS MUN - UN Women's Committee

Milou V., Editor

February 1, 2019

At this year's SIS-MUN the UN Women's Committee is discussing the position of women in politics and leadership positions. The committee is dedicated to the empowerment of women and strives for gender equality. The committee focuses on four strategic priorities to meet the Sustainable Development Goal,...

Human Rights Council

Human Rights Council

Zuzanna O., Editor

February 1, 2019

There are three founding pillars of the UN system: peace and security, human rights, and development. The Human Rights Council is of great importance as it's responsible for one of them - human rights. To find out more about the topics discussed in the committee this year, the QQ talked to this year's ch...

Committee in Hiding

Committee in Hiding

February 1, 2019

We are into the first hour of the conference, and things are already happening. The General Secretary and the Head Supervisor could not find the World Trade Organisation committee. They were not in their allocated room, and the 20 odd students were nowhere to be found! Luckily, one Chairman, by t...

What is Happening Today?

What is Happening Today?

February 1, 2019

There are six SISMUN committees this year: the Security Council, Disarmament Committee, World Trade Organization, UN Women, Human Rights Council, and the World Health Organization. Each committee will be discussing different topics within the topic of “threats to democracy”. They will be conducting unmoder...

SISMUN Day is Back!

SISMUN Day is Back!

February 1, 2019

Good morning everybody! Welcome back to the annual SISMUN of 2019. Today the Quirky Quibbler will be covering all of the happenings today! The topic of this year's MUN is "threats to democracy". Look forward to many exciting updates that about the committees, including the WTO, WHO, Security Council,...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Emma V. and Erik H., Editors

December 10, 2018

After a term of hard work for all the SIS students and teachers, the holidays have finally arrived! The Quirky Quibbler will be on vacation for 3 weeks, but after the holidays we will be back with more articles to publish. We hope all our readers have a lovely break and will tune back in through...

Student Athlete – Ice Hockey

Student Athlete - Ice Hockey

Emma V., Editor

December 2, 2018

Martina started playing ice hockey 4 years ago, and her talent was quickly discovered. She currently plays as a goalie on various teams, including the Italian national team. For 3 games in a row she won the “best player of the game” title, and for one of her recent tournaments, she was awarded th...

Steps To Be More Confident

Steps To Be More Confident

Eveline L., Guest writer

November 26, 2018

What is confidence? Just to clear this up, confidence is NOT walking into a room thinking that you're better than everyone else. Confidence IS however, walking into a room and not comparing yourself with anyone else in the first place... Let's remember that :) Cut toxic people/environments out...

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