On 26 June 1945, 50 states signed in San Francisco the United Nations Charter, which is the foundational treaty of the United Nation. It entered into force four months later, on 24 August 1945 after it has been ratified by the Permanent Members of the Security Council and the majority of the other signatories. Today, 67 years later, 193 countries are members of the United Nation, more then 100’000 peace keepers in 16 different missions are on duty for the United Nations. In the last decades, the General Assembly established several agencies in order to deal with the challenges society is facing, from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other specialised agencies.
Next Thursday, 21 June 2012, our T-Shirt supplier will not charge you any delivery costs for any order placed at that day. This is your chance to get your UNYANET T-Shirt or several for your group or association while saving some money.
Do not forget to send us a picture with your and your T-Shirt. We got some picture already like the one of Daniel, one of your president
Today is the World Day Against Child Labour! Hundreds of millions of children have to work in hazardous environments, slavery, or other forms of forced labour, illicit activities such as drug trafficking and prostitution, or are exposed to armed conflicts. The day was launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2002 and it is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour, reflected in the huge number of ratifications of ILO Convention No. 182 on the worst forms of child labour.
The United Nations Academic Impact and the Brookings Institution in Washington DC are launching a global contest for university students, inviting them to imagine a speech that would be made by the Secretary-General at the opening of the next session of the General Assembly.
The Registration for GöMUN 2012 is OPEN!
We warmly invite you to come to the heart of Germany to participate in the 4th Göttingen Model United Nations from 1st to 4th June. Therefore you can apply from now on. You find the application form on our homepage. We are looking forward to seeing you soon.