October 5, 2010

Odessa National University Model UN 2010

9th Odessa National University Model United Nations will take place in Odessa, Ukraine, on November 26-28, 2010. ONUMUN gives a unique and interactive opportunity for university students from all over the world to become familiar with international issues and to enhance their understanding of the institutional and political in-workings of the UN organization. At this role-playing game participants assume roles of diplomats representing various member-states of the UN and simulate the debate happening in several bodies of the UN and one regional organization, following the corresponding rules of procedure. We have a great traditional support from the General Consulates accredited in Odessa and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

Participation is open to anyone interested in international affairs and aged 18–30.

Purpose of the conference:
* building knowledge about the United Nations and European structures;
* bringing understanding of multilateralism and multilateral diplomacy;
* raising awareness about democratic values;
* promotion of International Education;
* making valuable and potentially fruitful international contacts with peers, professors, guests.

During the conference the work will be in the following committees:
* Security Council – (Topic to be discussed: Situation in Iran)
* Human Rights Council – (Topic to be discussed: Domestic Violence)
* Economic and Social Council- (Topic to be discussed: Economic Crimes)
* United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change- (Topic to be discussed:Climate Change and its Influence on Human Security).

Participation fee
Citizens of Ukraine – 15 euro (150 hrivnas)
Citizens of the CIS states — 20 euro
Citizens of the EU, the USA, Canada and Switzerland — 40 euro
Citizens of other states — 30 euro

Participation fee includes free lunches during 3 days of the conference. No travel grants are available.

Please, take into account that you should pay for your accommodation, but our team will do its best to arrange the cheap hostel for all participants.

Deadline for registration: November 01, 2010.

You can register and read more here

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