MUNRFE Annual Conference 2017: Report
On December 1-5, 2017 Model United Nations on the Russian Far East successfully organized its traditional event - MUNRFE Annual Conference 2017 on the premises of Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia. The event which gathered participants from Republic of Korea, Pakistan, Indonesia and Japan was implemented under the leadership of the Secretary-General, Ms. Anna Timokhina and Under-Secretary-General for Conference Management, Ms. Julia Nedelkina.
In frames of the Conference 4 committees in English language were simulated, namely: High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, Security Council, Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and World Bank. Throughout the conference delegates were striving to find a solution on the issues of global importance as well as to demonstrate their best skills and capacities. The Program of the Conference also included seminars on the assessment and evaluation of Sustainable Development Goals delivered by the Invited Expert, International Development Consultant of International Association’’EVALSDGs’’ Mr. Oleg I. Dunaev.
Furthermore, the participants had an opportunity to attend the Cultural Program organized by the partner of the Conference - Far Eastern Branch of ‘‘Russkiy Mir’’ Foundation. The Cultural Program included visits to Marine Museum of the Maritime State University named after G.I. Nevelskoy, Exhibition Center "Art Etazh" and the Primorsky Territory Art Gallery.
As a result of the Conference, the following recognitions were granted to the participants and participating institutions:
- Ms. Aleksandra Chernysheva - France, HLPF (Vladivostok)
- Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok, Russia)
- Amur State University (Blagoveshchensk, Russia)
- Moscow State Institute of International Relations - MGIMO University (Moscow, Russia)
- FEFU Eurasian Lyceum (Vladivostok, Russia)
- People's Republic of China (Nikita Palchikov, Anastasia Streltsova, Ilya Kopot' and Kristina Nozhnyuk; adviser - Ms. Anastasia Klopova)
- United States of America (Vsevolod Cheresov, Oksana Bozhenova, Alisa Ryabceva and Veronika Tkachenko; adviser - Ms. Yana Krasnitskaya)
- French Republic (Aleksandra Chernysheva, Egor Klimovich, Anton Eremeev and Kelvin Lee; adviser - Ms. Anna Timokhina)
Model United Nations of the Russian Far East is delighted to the Outstanding delegates, who will represent the organization at the National Model UN 2018 in New York along with the meeting at UNICEF:
- Mr. Aleksei Stanonis (Russia, SC)
- Ms. Veronika Tkachenko (USA, HLPF)
- Ms. Diana Tereshchenko (Germany, WB)
- Mr. Ilya Kopot' (China, SC)
MUNRFE expresses its deepest appreciation to the work of the Secretariat who was moderating work of the committees and facilitating the substantive component of the Conference - Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Security Council President - Mr. Jesse Thomas, CCPCJ Chairperson - Ms. Elena Kiseleva, WB Chairperson - Ms. Ekaterina Tretiakova and HLPF Chairperson - Ms. Alexandra Kosyreva. Moreover, we express our gratitude to the external Secretariat officers, in particular CCPCJ Vice-Chairperson - Mr. Felix Portier (Moscow/Santiago, Chile), HLPF Vice-Chairperson - Mr. Caleb Oh (Seoul, Republic of Korea), WB Vice-Chairperson - Mr. Christian Wollny (Moscow/Berlin, Germany).
It is significant to mention the work of the Department for Conference Management who ensured the successful implementation of logistical and informational components of the Conference, in particular Mr. Andrew Moon, Ms. Maria Butueva, Ms. Anna Mikhaylova, Ms. Eritrea Yunani, Ms. Maria Arapova and Ms. Anastasia Vrishch.
The Organization also thanks the Working Group which was in charge of preliminary implementation of the Conference including Mr. Ilya Kopot, Mr. Nikita Palchikov, Ms. Anastasia Klopova, Mr. Andrew Moon, Mr. Egor Klimovich and Ms. Kristina Tolmacheva.
We are delighted to mention that the Conference was implemented with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation. Furthermore, MUNRFE would like to express its deepest respect to our strategic partner - Far Eastern Federal University and its divisions for an immense cooperation in the implementation of the MUNRFE Annual Conference 2017. Moreover, we highly appreciate the partnership with the Far Eastern Branch of ‘‘Russkiy Mir’’ Foundation and hope to extend our cooperation in the future.
MUNRFE is extremely delighted to preserve its traditions of providing opportunities for self-development for young people and shall continue doing so enhancing the role of Vladivostok and the Russian Far East.