What is MUN?
Model United Nations (MUN) is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role play delegates of specific country to the United Nations to simulate MUN conference and usually organized by a high school or college MUN student organization. Not only discussing current issues, there will be award for outstanding delegates in each committee.
Globally, thousands of high school and university students around the world participate in MUN to gain better standard skills which involves substantial researching, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership, debating, writing, public speaking, and English. They are here to share the same interest as you and care about the world, and your job is to find out solutions for the current issues.
What is JMUN?
Jakarta Model United Nation or JMUN is the biggest and the first Model United Nations in Indonesia which is held by ISAFIS (Indonesia Students Association of International Studies).
First held in 2011, JMUN is now coming to its sixth year. Yes! JMUN is held annually, so you can participate every year!
Successfully held JMUN for 5 times in a row, this year’s JMUN want to take MUN in Indonesia to the next level. Towards to the agenda of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals), JMUN is held to facilitate young generation to gather ideas to solve problem from current issues and evince efforts in achieving sustainable development goals through diplomacy under the theme of “Engraving History: Facing the Challenge of Civilization". JMUN 2016 offers 7 councils, there are :
United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Special Session of the UN General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF)
- Press Committee
Are we just discussing about international politics?
Don't worry! Beside of simulate the MUN conference to discuss and deepen many useful skills, all delegates will have a lot of fun! Yes, there will be International Night, Cultural Night, Masquerade Night, and Gala Dinner, where participants will mingle and get to know each other in delight atmosphere!
Prepare yourself, mark your calendar, Jakarta Model United Nations will be held from July 20th to 24th at Bakrie University, Jakarta. For more information, kindly visit jakartamun.org or contact us on :
See you on JMUN 2016!