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AC22 Report


On December 1-5, the 21st MUNRFE Annual Conference 2022 was conducted at the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok. The project gathered almost 90 participants from Russia (Blagoveshchensk, Khabarovsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Oryol, Rostov-on-Don, Vladivostok, and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk) and abroad.

The delegates have taken an opportunity to join the work of five simulated institutions: the UN Security Council, the World Bank, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP), the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), that was conducted online.

The Agenda Items that the participants discussed were unique in all the Committees:

UN Security Council:

  • Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction;
  • Open Agenda.

World Bank:

  • Appraisal and approval of development projects.

UN ESCAP:

  • Information and Communications Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction;
  • Mitigating Fishing Crises in the Pacific Ocean.

UNEA:

  • Sustainable coral reefs management;
  • Climate change and displacement.

UNESCO:

  • Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in Post-Conflict Areas;
  • Promoting ocean knowledge for a sustainable ocean economy.

The Educational program of the Conference included the Committee briefings conducted by the invited experts:

  • UN Security Council – Ms. Nailia Mirsaitova, Legal Adviser at the International Committee of the Red Cross, Regional Delegation for the Russian Federation and Belarus.
  • World Bank and UNESCO –Mr. Andrey Shorshin, Press-Secretary of the Amur Tiger Center.
  • UN ESCAP – Dr. Hamid Mehmood, Economic Affairs Officer in the Space Applications Section, Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of the UN ESCAP.
  • UNEA – Ms. Magdalena G. Aguilar Pulido, External Relations Officer at UNHCR Representation in Russian Federation.

After summing up the results, the following delegates were recognized as the recipient of the Conference awards:

Grant Competition winners

  • Ms. Anna Tamirova;
  • Ms. Ekaterina Gukalo;
  • Ms. Leila Dzhoraeva.

Distinguished Delegation award

  • Far Eastern Federal University;
  • Amur State University;
  • Blagoveshchensk State Pedagogical University;
  • International Linguistic School.

Outstanding Delegation award

  • Team of Russia
    Alexandra Kurnakova, Klimenty Kudryavtcev, Daria Bakanina, Arina Bukreeva,
    adviser – Aleksei Stanonis;
  • Team of Japan
    Georgii Slastin, Yaroslav Naydin, Artem Safronov,
    adviser – Danil Vinokurov;
  • Team of China
    Maxim Krivonosov, Anna Danilova, Anna Kondrich, Semyon Chulskiy,
    adviser – Ekaterina Eremina.

Special Recognition award

  • Svetlana Stroiteleva – India, UNEA.

Best Document award

  • Svetlana Stroiteleva – India, UNEA.

Outstanding Delegate award

  • Semyon Chulskiy – China, World Bank;
  • Daria Vasileva – USA, World Bank;
  • Viacheslav Ermoshin – USA, Security Council;
  • Chimita Choinzhinova – Australia, ESCAP;
  • Maxim Krivonosov – China, Security Council.

The recipients of the Outstanding Delegate award are now credentialed to take part in the MUNRFE Leadership Program 2023 that includes participation in the Future We Want MUN – New Delhi 2023, India.

The implementation of the Conference would not have been possible without its Secretariat:

  • Ms. Ekaterina Eremina – Secretary-General;
  • Ms. Anna Barysheva – Under-Secretary-General for Conference Management;
  • Mr. Vladimir Tananykin – UN SC President;
  • Mr. Gleb Zimin – UN SC Vice-President;
  • Mr. Danil Vinokurov – World Bank Chairperson;
  • Ms. Polina Babenko – UN ESCAP Chairperson;
  • Ms. Maria Chizhova – UNEA Chairperson;
  • Mr. Arman Papyan – UNEA Vice-Chairperson;
  • Ms. Aleksandra Mikhailiuk – UNESCO Chairperson.

It is our pleasure to note that this year the Secretariat team included Mr. Arman Papyan, the Secretary-General of Churkin Moscow International Model UN 2023.

MUNRFE also expresses its appreciation to the work of the Department of Global Communications, that covered the informational and logistical components of the Conference:

  • Ms. Darya Doroshova;
  • Ms. Dina Gongorova;
  • Ms. Valeria Kravchenko;
  • Mr. Vladimir Gorokhov;
  • Mr. Vladislav Kondakov.

MUNRFE acknowledges the immeasurable support provided by the Conference partners:

  • Far Eastern Federal University;
  • Far Eastern branch of the Russkiy Mir Foundation;
  • UN Association of Russia;
  • Amur Tiger Center;
  • Vladivostok City Administration;
  • Zero Waste People and EVER NEAT companies.


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