Firestarter' 2012 successfully conducted in Vladivostok
It is the pleasure of the whole Model United Nations to the Russian Far East to announce that one of the most outstanding and biggest projects of our organization – the summer program for high school children “Fire Starter 2012” was successfully conducted in Vladivostok from 10 to 24 of September.
This summer program was organized on the platform of Sedanka Camp, which gathered 40 participants from the whole Russian Far East, notably from Blagoveshchensk, Khabarovsk, Fokino, Nakhodka, Ussuriysk and Vladivostok for unforgettable 15 days.
The whole program was conducted with enormous financial and informational support of Far Eastern Federal University and Far Eastern Brunch of “Russkiy Mir” Fund, which made a huge contribution to the implementation of the “Fire Starter” on the highest level.
During the whole period of the program, besides traditional lectures and trainings of MUNRFE about leadership, public speaking, negotiations, time-management, goal-setting, law of the process, system thinking and debates, participants were listening lectures of honourable guests and taking part in numerous training and games, created by the brightest team of advisers and coordinator. As the guests the “Fire Starter 2012” visited such people as:
• Mr. Dae Kim (USA Consulate Officer on Public Affairs)
• Mr. Francis Landivar (“English Camp” Founder, Director of “Helping Hands” Charity Organization)
• Evgeniya Kiparenko (FEFU Department of Youth Policy Specialist, Vladivostok MUNRFE Alumnus)
• Malika Dasamanova (Khabarovsk MUNRFE Alumnus, “Fire Starter 2010” Coordinator)
• Vladislav Sklyanov (Vladivostok MUNRFE Alumnus, Former MUNRFE Managing Director)
• Darya Bulatova (Vladivostok MUNRFE Alumnus, “Fire Starter 2009” Coordinator)
• Igor Novikov (Vladivostok MUNRFE Alumnus, IX International MUNRFE Conference Secretary-General)
• Sergey Lebedev (IX International MUNRFE Conference Secretary-General, Former President of Khabarovsk MUNRFE Club)
• Denis Chaplinskiy (Vladivostok MUNRFE Club Member, Former President of Vladivostok MUNRFE Club)
• Ekatenika Churkina (“Fire Starter 2010” Participant, Khabarovsk MUNRFE Club Member)
• Vyacheslav Kukushkin (“Fire Starter 2010” Participant, “Fire Starter 2011” Adviser, Khabarovsk MUNRFE Club Member)
• Gleb Bokhan (“Fire Starter 2010”, “Fire Starter 2011” Participant)
The whole MUNRFE expresses enormous gratitude for all quests for making this Fire Starter one of the best ever.
Moreover, at the end of program, as usual, Final MUNRFE Fire Starter Session took place, during which three committees were simulated: General Assembly, Security Council and International Monetary Fund (!). However, what made this Session unique is that the winners of the Final Conference were granted the opportunity to represent Colombia during IX International MUNRFE Conference in Vladivostok, 27-31 December. The winners of the Fire Starter 2012 MUNRFE Session are:
• Yakov Sychov - IMF (Blagoveshchensk)
• Ksenia Romantsova – GA (Blagoveshchensk)
• Sergey Pustovalov – GA (Vladivostok)
• Vsevolod Potorocha – SC (Blagoveshchensk)
Nevertheless, due to the fact that the majority of the following people were already registered for the IX International MUNRFE Conference, Coordinators Team, together with IX IC Secretary-General decided to give the opportunity to represent Colombia during the Conference in Vladivostok to the following people:
• Ksenia Romantsova (Blagoveshchensk)
• Maria Klimnikova (Khabarovsk)
• Pavel Nesterov (Khabarovsk)
• Ksenia Kruglova (Fokino)
Take our sincere congratulations with this wonderful achievement. We are sure that these people will represent their state on the high level and will bring new vision to the MUNRFE Conferences.
The program was successful and unforgettable for participants thanks to the high professionalism, enormous work and great devotion and contribution of the Advisers and Coordinators Team, which consisted of:
• Daria Stolbikova
• Vilatiy Savenkov
• Olga Katina
• Elena Kiseleva
• Alexandr Druzhinin
• Viktoria Shevchenko
• Denis Plotnikov
• Veronika Shchepinskaya
• Vladimir Tananykin
These are those people who made this Fire Starter real, who started the fire in the souls of 40 participants of the program, who contributed greatly in their own development and the development of the whole Model United Nations of the Russian Far East.