On March 12, MUNRFE Board met with the officers of the United Nations Refugee Agency Representation in Russia (UNHCR-Russia), Mr. Ararat Babayan, and Ms. Dinara Galakhova.
On January 21, MUNRFE Executive Director Mr. Aleksei Stanonis was elected as a member of the Far Eastern Federal University Academic Council, and on March 4 joined the Standing Commission for the Educational Activities.
On 30 April 2020, the Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Rosmolodezh approved the list of the projects-winners of the All-Russia Grant Competition of Youth Projects among Higher Education Institutions. MUNRFE Annual Conference 2020 (MUNRFE AC) has been recognized in the Competition for the second time in a row. The project leaders are Galina Salnikova (Secretary-General) and Nikita Volkov (USG for Conference Management).
On April 22, as a result of the session of the Expert Commission for the competitive selection of Youth Envoys of the Sustainable Development Goals in Russia, MUNRFE Deputy Executive Director Mr. Aleksei Stanonis and MUNRFE member Ms. Polina Varfolomeeva were appointed to the positions of UN SDGs Youth Ambassadors in Russia for SDGs 1 and 9 respectively. They will join 15 other Youth Envoys approved by the commission to promote SDGs within Russian society.
The members of the MUNRFE delegation to the National Model United Nations – New York 2020 were honored with several prizes despite the cancellation of the NMUN-NY this year because of COVID-19. Daria Kurushina (General Assembly First Committee) and Christina Tolmacheva (General Assembly Second Committee) have got the Position Paper Awards for their outstanding work.