Recommended Reading Materials



To better prepare yourself for the IYLN experience, we recommend you spend a little time acquainting yourself with the topics of the simulations. The following links will prove helpful in this regard.



Pre-Conference Reading List


Simulation of the United Nations Security Council Emergency Meeting
For information on the UN and the UN Security Council, please visit the following websites:

United Nations Security Council: Link
United Nations: Link
BBC. "Profile: The UN Security Council": Link
Global Policy Forum: Link
Syria: Unrest and U.S. Policy: Link


Simulation of the ICC
For information on the International Criminal Court, the Rome Statute or issues related to the Sudan, please visit the following websites:

International Criminal Court: Link
American Non-Governmental Organizations Coalition for the International Criminal Court: Link
Coalition for the International Criminal Court: Link
Human Rights First: Link
Rome Statute: Link
Trial Watch: Link


Simulation of the EU Parliament
For information on the European Union, European Parliament, and issues related please visit the following websites:

Amnesty International: Link
European Council: Link
European Parliament: Link
European Union: Link
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe: Link
The Energy Efficiency Directive: Link
European Union Action Plan for Energy Efficiency: Link