with the limitation doesn’t make someone give up with their circumstances.
Conversely, this situation will remind them to make a change for those who’re
potential become leader. Everyone have opportunities to become leaders, make a
voice of freedom for triumph. United Nation as one of place for leaders to make
it happen. Be a parts of United Nation’s leader isn’t as easy as imagined. MUN
will give you understanding more about United Nation.
Model United Nation
Briefly About MUNModel United Nations is an activity in which students pretend as delegates to the Nations and simulate UN committees. The activities usually organized by a high school or college MUN club. Participants of Model United Nation has to do substantial researching, public speaking, debating, writing, critical thinking, teamworking, negotiating, and leadership to find the best resolution in solving world’s problems. At the end of the conference, there will be rewards for the best delegates in each committee. Every delegates have to analize more about the backgrounds and the topicsnot only in which the country their represent but also other country’s backgrounds.
Participants of Model United Nation have to know first about United Nations system as it is important to be successful as delegates, such as the most significant elements of UN Charter, main bodies of UN, the way of UN’s bodies and agencies organized, most recent UN actions related to delegates issue, the reason why the past UN action succeed or fail, kind of conference have been held regard to delegates issue, and recent UN officials said depends on delegates issue. Besides, delegates have to complete their research all about the delegate’s country, as examplesort of government, types of ideologies, allies or enemies country, and government’s characteristics economy. After completing research, the delegates have to develop understanding about their issues such as the problems and its effect to the delegate’s country, recent country’s actions related to the problems, and possibilities argument of other countries will make.
In some MUN conference oblige the delegate to submit position papers before the conference, it should explain an issue from their countries point of view and doesn’t contains delegate’s point of view. This is important as it means to ensure the delegates research important topics, construct strong and well-informed positions.
Advantages for MUNers
Join MUN will be very advantegous not only for students major in international relation because from MUN student will get motivated to learn that activates student’s imagination and creativity as pretend being world’s leader in solving world’s important problems. Besides, in MUN, participant will make new friends which includes the greatest youth from around the world. Not only that it also reinforces what youth learn in their formal education in order to internalize what they learn in class and deliver that information through speeches, caucusing, and resolutions by ensuring information quality (e.g proper research, position papers) and giving MUN participants the tools to teach each other (e.g. public speaking, resolution writing) that will build up confidence and leadership skills in safe and structured environment. Furthermore, MUN will teach MUNers about the world issues no matter their diverse countries and backgrounds. Last but not least MUN experience will make MUNers easier get into college since they have accustomed in essay writing and public speaking.
Opportunity from MUN
Most of Model United Nation Conference doesn’t look for delegates who only fluent in English as most common language used in MUN. The Board prefer the delegate who offers agreat solution, show good performance and influence other country’s representative to join together with them. However fluency in English is also important as it will simplify you to understand clearly what is stated by other delegate, so you can convey an opponent or statement. You don’t have too worry if you’re not fluent in English as long as you can deliver your speech perfectly your ideas through your own English capability and mastering other delegate materials. Don’t think too much to join MUN conference because what they’re looking for is your critical and creative thinking. There are so many MUN conference you can participate such as Harvard MUN, Asia-Pacific MUN, and Jakarta MUN.
Jakarta Model United Nation
Jakarta Model United Nation was first held in 2011. Initiated by Indonesian Student Association for International Studies through their vision: world’s peace through diplomacy by increasing youth’s role as countries main diplomacy, mission: introducing diplomacy culture at international scale to youth and student, and goals: as place for youth to practice their public speaking ability, increasing youth knowledge about international issues and youth’s ability in persuading other parties.It was developed to gather creative, critical, innovative, and brave international students from different countries and backgrounds (senior high school and college student) to present their analysis as delegate about the country’s topics in which they represent.
Jakarta MUN has many programs during the events such as the opening ceremony that will involve some outstanding people such as governor, followed by colloquium with the keynote speaker usually from government institution such as Ministry of Foreign Affair. Next is MUN 101, will explain briefly about RoP and tell mutual understanding to delegates about Jakarta MUN. Besides Jakarta MUN will provide Parallel Discussion to sharpen delegate’s knowledge in their discussion by presenting experts related to the topics. The other is conference as main series of MUN events which is including simulation session where delegates will negotiate, debate, and argue to state resolutions related to the issues of delegate’s committee. There will also presentCommittee Dinner to gather all participantsdinner together and acquainted for each participants, chair, and topics. Furthermore is Cultural night, it will provide chances to delegates about their own culture and tradition as well as introduce Jakarta’s culture to all delegates through Betawi’s culinary, traditional dance and instruments.Then International Fair will be present booths from some foreign embassy including non-profit organization and youth. City Tour to invite participants of Jakarta MUN travel around Jakarta. As the last agenda are Closing ceremony,there will be awards for the best delegate and final party will give the last meeting at conference to all delegates before the departure to their home countries.
Jakarta Model United Nation become benchmark for other MUN event in Indonesia. At the beginning, Jakarta MUN 2011 get participant reach more than 150 delegates from all over Indonesia with a divergent backgrounds. In 2012, Jakarta MUN become their first of international MUN student event in Indonesia. Each year Jakarta MUN events have different theme started from 2011: Let The World Hear Our Voice, Achieving World Peace by Eliminating Unfairness, 2012: Creating Sustainable Development through Young Generations Action, 2013: Youth Participation in Ending Crisis, 2014: Moving Towards Global Development in 2015 and Beyond, 2015: Countering Global Threat Through Cooperation.
And ….this year will be the 6th year for JMUN 2016 which has theme Engraving History: Facing The Challenge Civilization. It will be held at Bakrie University, Jakarta, Indonesia on July, 20th -24th! This year Jakarta MUN open councils are UNSC, WHO, Sochum, UNGASS, UNFCCC, High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, and Press Committee.
So if you are passionate about international relations, want to explore more about Jakarta’s culture, meet great young people around the world it’s time for you to secure your position at JMUN 2016! What are you waited for?! Be a legend of the greatest international event Jakarta Model United Nation 2016!
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