Applications are open for the 3rd Model United Nations Summer School!


Applications are open for the 3rd Model United Nations Summer School!

 

The call for participants is open for the 3rd Model UN Summer School, organized within the framework of “Creating new platforms to support active youth engagement in global policy debates” project implemented jointly by the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and United Nations Development Programme. The Summer School will be held on September 27 – 30, 2019 in Shamakhi district.

The selected participants will get an opportunity to expand their knowledge of diplomacy and global cooperation as well as rules and practices of various UN agencies, develop their personal and professional skills and enhance their network.

The following committees and topics will be simulated during the III Summer School:

  • UN General Assembly Economic and Financial Committee (ECOFIN) – “Impact of current trade situation on global economy”;
  • UN World Tourism Organization – “Tourism in non-recognized and disputed territories”;
  • Futuristic Committee – “On the verge of the World War III”.

To apply please click the following link: https://forms.gle/6DQDxzy95UvWWCmr9

Deadline for applications is September 15, 2019 (23:59)

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on the rolling basis. Age limit is 16+. Sessions will be held in English.

The first Model UN Summer School was held in Dashkesen on 10 – 14 August 2015, while the second one was held in Ismayilli on 2 – 5 August 2016.

It’s worth mentioning that Model UN Conferences significantly contribute to the development of foreign language, public speaking, presentation, communication, formal writing and other personal and professional skills of young people and strengthen their competitiveness for participation in various international conferences.