UNA Serbia – Youth Section is glad to inform you that they are organizing for the ninth time in a row the „BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS – BIMUN“ in Belgrade from 15th to 18th March 2012 . Participants at the BIMUN are social science students from all over the world.
BIMUN gives students a possibility to learn more about current international issues and ways to resolve them within the UN system, to apply basic diplomatic courtesy and also contributes to development of their personal skills (public speaking, negotiations, debating and compromise).
In this educational exercise, students take over roles of UN diplomats, represent different countries and discuss certain topics, which are on the agenda. Participants, as delegates, elaborate strategy, prepare resolutions, negotiate and resolve conflicts, following the UN procedure.
„BIMUN 2012“ will be an opportunity for new experiences, diplomatic debates and young leaders networking. The working language of the conference will be English.
„Belgrade International Model UN – BIMUN 2012“ will feature comprehensive simulations of the following UN bodies, with focus on real-life agenda items:
• THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL: „The situation in Libya“
• THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL Crisis Committee: „The situation in the Middle East: Israeli-Palestinian conflict“
• GENERAL ASSEMBLY – II Committee: „Sustainable Development – The Transition to a Green Economy“
• HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL: „Human rights and corruption in Southeast Europe“
• UNESCO World Heritage Committee: „World Heritage and identity of cultures“
• BIMUN Junior / GENERAL ASSEMBLY – I Committee: „Terrorism and International Security: The Situation in Afghanistan“.
Eligible to take part in this event are social science students and postgraduates up to 30 years of age, fluent in English. Also, one has to send filled in application form and a motivation letter, up to 250 words.
Application: from November 05, 2011 – January 25, 2012.
Best participants will get a financial award and a chance to participate in „BIMUN Plus“ Project. For further information about the conference itself and the application procedure,please visit our website: http://www.bimun-unaserbia.org .