To begin with GMUN stands not for Genuine, but for Global Model United Nations – the first UN-organized conference to be held on 5 – 7 August 2009 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, which will be a simulation of the General Assembly plenary and four of its Main Committees – the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security), the Second Committee (Economic and Financial), the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural), and the Fourth (Special Political and Decolonization). The main topic of the conference will be “The Millennium Development Goals: Lifting the bottom billion out of poverty” with English and French as the working languages. One of the objectives of the Global Model United Nations Conference is to replicate the functioning of the United Nations deliberative bodies as closely as possible. And MUNRFE will be represented on this great event!!!
This project was prepared and implemented in order to give a chance for people who are not very good at English to get acquainted with the format of MUN debates in Russian. The Project included 2 days of lectures and trainings and 1 day of debates. In frames of this project the following lectures were conducted:
Model United Nations of the Russian Far East (MUNRFE) mission is to inspire youth to lead, unite and help to make them first steps. MUNRFE granting program is designed to provide students with a conducive environment for youth development and for stimulation of their initiatives aimed at building capacity for the MUNRFE clubs through internal projects and cooperation with local NGOs, Administrations and businesses.