FEMUN 2022 REPORT
Far Eastern Model United Nations 2022 was conducted on May 13-16. The event gathered 55 delegates from Indonesia, Italy, South Korea, as well as such Russian cities as Vladivostok, Blagoveshchensk, Chita, Komsomolsk-on-Amur and Ulan-ude.
Three committees in the English namely the General Assembly Second Committee, General Assembly Third Committee, and Security Council were simulated at the Conference. The main topic of the Conference “Achieving Equality and Non-discrimination towards the Implementation of Agenda 2030” included three agenda items related to the concept.
On the first day of the Conference, all participants and guests had a chance to receive welcome addresses from the representatives of MUNRFE partner organizations, namely Mr. Nikolay I. Stetsko, Deputy Chairman of Government of Primorsky Territory, Dr. Alexander N. Zubritsky, Director of the Far Eastern branch of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, and Dr. Ganbold Baasanjav, the Head of Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Moreover, the FEMUN 2022 participants were privileged to traditionally receive the official address of the UN Secretary-General H.E. Mr. António Guterres.
In frames of the Conference participants also had an opportunity to enjoy the Cultural Program organized by the partner of the Conference - Far Eastern Branch of "Russkiy Mir" Foundation. The Cultural Program included visits to “Russia is My History” Historical Park and “Artetage” Gallery.
According to the UN4MUN approach, delegates can fulfill a more substantive role performing as the General Assembly Officials (GAO) and moderating the work of the Committees. As the results of elections, the following representatives successfully performed GAOs duties:
- Mr. Artem Safronov - Chairperson of GA2.
- Ms. Violetta Stasiuk - Chairperson of GA3.
The duties of the Security Council President were performed by Ms. Alexandra Kurnakova (USA) in accordance with the rotation order of the UN Security Council members.
Particiants of the FEMUN 2022 have shown great results and received the following awards:
- China - Ms. Arina Bukreeva, Mr. Klimentiy Kudryavtcev, Mr. Vyacheslav Ermoshin, adviser - Ms. Alexandra Kurnakova
- France - Ms. Anna Danilova, Ms. Anna Kondrich, Mr. Yury Skubitsky, adviser - Ms. Ekaterina Eremina
- USA - Mr. Maxim Krivonosov, Ms. Alexandra Kurnakova, Mr. Georgii Rzaev, adviser - Ms. Maria Pankova
Best Position Paper
- Ms. Ekaterina Oborina - GA3, Germany
- Mr. Artem Safronov - General Assembly Second Committee, Chairperson
- Ms. Kseniia Zaytceva - General Assembly Second Committee, Australia
- Ms. Alina Vidyakina - General Assembly Second Committee, Germany
- Mr. Maxim Krivonosov - General Assembly Third Committee, USA
- Ms. Alexandra Kurnakova - Security Council, President, USA
Traditionally, the recipients of the Diplomacy Awards join the MUNRFE Leadership Program. However, this year the updates on this matter will follow due to the turbulent international situation.
Such a large Conference would not have been implemented without a reliable team of young professionals. MUNRFE expresses its gratitude to the FEMUN 2022 Secretary-General Ms. Maria Chizhova, the Under-Secretary-General for Conference Management Mr. Stepan Zakharchuk for their immense contribution to the FEMUN 2022. MUNRFE also acknowledges the great work done by the Secretariat team comprised of President of General Assembly Ms. Anna Barysheva, GA2 Secretary Ms. Ekaterina Eremina, GA3 Secretary Mr. Danil Vinokurov, and SC Director Mr. Gleb Zimin.
It is significant to underline the work of the FEMUN 2022 Department of Global Communications, the members of which ensured the successful implementation of logistical and informational components of the Conference, in particular, Ms. Kamila Kukushkina (Head), Ms. Polina Babenko, Ms. Valeria Spitsina, Ms. Valeria Kravchenko, Ms. Elizaveta Saltanova, and Ms. Daria Bakanina, as well as the Department for Conference Management, namely Ms. Aina Koriakina and Ms. Huyen Pham.
MUNRFE if deeply appreciative of the support from its partners during the project implementation — the Far Eastern Federal University, Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the Far Eastern Branch of the ‘‘Russkiy Mir’’ Foundation.