The 8th edition of the event will take place in the heart of the Capital… Do not miss it!
Registrations for the Rome Model United Nations (RomeMUN) are open: the greatest United Nations diplomatic simulation of Europe is waiting for you. The flagship project of the International Careers Festival annually hosts thousands of students from all over the world, passionate delegates ready to test themselves and make their voices heard.
The Model United Nations is a diplomatic simulation game in which delegates of Member States have to cooperate to find common and effective solutions in order to approve a certain number of resolutions. RomeMUN is a “Learning by doing project” and this is one of the successful keys of the event, RomeMUN is structured to provide candidates with the opportunity to acquire practical skills by experiencing the complex and exciting world of the UN firsthand.
“Empowering Youth Through Dialogue” is the theme which will inspire the participants from the 11th to 14th of March 2017, focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. In order to achieve this purpose, candidates are divided into seven different committees:
GENERAL ASSEMBLY – Plenary Session;
UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees;
FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization;
SC – Security Council;
ECOSOC – Economic and Social Council;
UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNEP – United Nations Environment Programme
For further information please visit http://www.romemun.org/
The RomeMUN over the years has hosted around 8.000 delegates from all over the world with a staff of 1,500 people. For the 8th edition more than 150 scholarships are awarded by the Association to the most deserving applicants, the largest number of scholarships offered by any model UN in the world. Moreover, high-school and college-level students from around the world have the opportunity to interact with diplomats, international officials and NGOs, being for them an unique occasion to meet relevant personalities from international organizations. Considering its international importance, the event is sponsored by major institutions including the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the UN agencies of IFAD and WFP.
Influential people such as Staffan de Mistura, UN special envoy, Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, former Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Graziano de Silva, General Director of FAO, and Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, have participated over the years, making the event a great opportunity for all participants to discover the secrets of international relations and diplomacy. Therefore candidates were given the chance to receive advice and opinions from people deeply involved in the diplomatic and international world.
All participants have the opportunity to attend other activities of the International Careers Festival and the chance to take part in stages and internships with NGOs and international institutions. The best delegates (award winners) of our diplomatic simulation will be able to experience similar events in some of the most beautiful cities in the world such as Chicago, Barcelona, Goa and Beijing.
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ROME MODEL UNITED NATIONS… IT’S YOUR TIME TO PRACTICE DIPLOMACY!