Model United Nations

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  • Topic: United Nations, Model United Nations, Diplomacy
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MUN refers to Model UN or Model United Nations. After browsing the internet and MUN’s website, I have found lots of information. Now I am going to share this with you. MUN is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. Model United Nations simulates United Nations, International Organizations, and governmental bodies such as the World Health Organization, the ASEAN Regional Forum, and government cabinets - in which participants are assigned to represent countries, organizations, or leaders in order to debate pressing international issues. Over a series of committee sessions, the delegates have to work together constructively in order to introduce working papers and eventually draft resolutions. The session’s end when the committee votes on all the introduced draft resolutions, generally choosing to adopt a single document that addresses the problem being discussed. The sessions are moderated by a Chair and are (with the exception of some Specialized Agency committees) run under rules of parliamentary procedure. Participating in Model United Nations is an excellent way to develop one’s negotiation skills, learn effective communication skills and form solutions with peers from around the world, as well as to broaden one’s perspective on a variety of international topics. In today’s era of rapid globalization, the leadership, organizational, creative, and personal skills that you develop will be useful for any career! Few university students, let alone business and government leaders, have the opportunity to take part in a conference of this magnitude with this global scale! So, MUN is like an organization where has students as participants. It can be a group not only for students of college and universities in world but also for school students and youth. Its groups are usually formed as a club, conference, or class. A class can be a...
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