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SOCHUM. DISEC. SSUNS 2015 - Committees. Download Background Guide The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), established May 28 1975, is a 15-member regional group stemming from the treaty of Lagos.

SSUNS 2015 - Committees

Its mandate involves the promotion of economic integration across its member countries; this includes industry, transport, telecommunications, energy, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, monetary and financial issues, as well as social and cultural matters. ECOWAS envisions the creation of a borderless region where the population has ample access to resources in a sustainable environment—an integrated region where individuals benefit from free movement, access to efficient education and health systems, and engagement in economic and commercial activities while living in dignity in an atmosphere of peace and security.

The region encompassed by ECOWAS has demonstrated that it has the potential to become financially independent and address challenges hampering its economic and social development. Five Steps for Starting a Crisis Committee. This is a guest post from Austin Matthews, Undersecretary-General at UNA-USA’s GCIMUN and staffer at Texan conferences such as GC Houston, CTMUN, and HAMUN.

Five Steps for Starting a Crisis Committee

The introduction is by Kevin Felix Chan. Model UN conferences have become much more crisis-oriented Best Delegate has been focusing on liveblogging during the peak of the season, but we do want to get back to our roots of sharing our Model UN knowledge. We’re always looking to provide topics that participants want to learn about, and fellow UNA-USA Global Classrooms staffer Austin Matthews reached out to us suggesting that we start a series focusing on crisis committees. Enter Austin: I’ve been doing exclusively crisis committees since pretty much my junior year in high school, and have seen literally every angle of planning and participating in them. 1. Single crisis rooms are the easiest to formulate and operate. Joint crisis rooms, unfortunately, are a logistical nightmare for the inexperienced. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Crisis%20Guide. Project - CANIMUN. Www.un.org/cyberschoolbus/french/munda/starterskit/mun_starters_kit.pdf. MUN Made Easy: How to Get Started with Model United Nations. Congratulations!

MUN Made Easy: How to Get Started with Model United Nations

We’re very excited that you will be doing Model United Nations for the first time. You are about to embark on a life-changing journey that will help you develop confidence in leading others, a stronger awareness of global issues, and the chance to make new friends from around the world. Static/Reports/abyssinia.pdf. Caimun, Canada International Model United Nations, Canada Mun, Mun Canada. The Ultimate Model United Nations Training Video. Vancouver Model United Nations. Histoire du Siège des Nations Unies - des Nations Unies. Haut de page S'élevant sur la rive est de l'île de Manhattan, au bord de l'East River, le Siège de l'Organisation des Nations Unies à New York est à la fois un symbole de paix et un signe d'espoir.

Histoire du Siège des Nations Unies - des Nations Unies

Dans cet espace de sept hectares, les représentants des sept milliards d'habitants qui peuplent la planète se retrouvent pour tenir des débats et prendre des décisions sur les questions de paix, de justice et de bien-être matériel et social. Model UN Glossary. Model UN can be confusing to a beginner, not only because of the complexity of the issues and the pace of debate, but because of the strangeness of the language.

Model UN Glossary

To save you some confusion, UNA-USA has provided this cheat sheet of Model UN terminology. Look it over, and soon you'll be able to discuss quorum, preambulatory clauses, division of the question, and unmoderated caucuses with the best of them. Note that several of the terms below, including Secretariat and Secretary-General, have different meanings in Model UN than they do in the real UN; you should familiarize yourself with both meanings. NOTE: Rules of procedure vary greatly from Model UN conference to Model UN conference. Though these are the most common definitions of the terms below, do not be surprised if you see them used in a slightly different manner at some of the conferences. Abstain: During a vote on a substantive matter, delegates may abstain rather than vote yes or no. Moderator: see Chair. Start a Model UN Club. Learn how UNA-USA connects Americans with the United Nations through local Chapters, grassroots advocacy, and education.

Start a Model UN Club

Advocacy AgendaFind a ChapterModel UNHuman RightsUNA-USA/Seton Hall Study ProgramUpcoming Events Members receive access to a range of exclusive benefits such as events at the UN and across the United States, as well as opportunities to advocate, host Model UN conferences, and connect young professionals to UN experts. Join UNA-USAFor MembersModel UN ResourcesAdvocacy ResourcesYoung ProfessionalsStudent AllianceCouncil of Organizations Learn how the UN is making an impact and how UNA-USA Chapters are sharing the UN with communities around the U.S. through our online news magazines The InterDependent and World Bulletin. The InterDependentFrom the Executive DirectorWorld BulletinUN DispatchNews & Publications. Model UN Conference Planner’s Guide.

Learn how UNA-USA connects Americans with the United Nations through local Chapters, grassroots advocacy, and education.

Model UN Conference Planner’s Guide

Advocacy AgendaFind a ChapterModel UNHuman RightsUNA-USA/Seton Hall Study ProgramUpcoming Events Members receive access to a range of exclusive benefits such as events at the UN and across the United States, as well as opportunities to advocate, host Model UN conferences, and connect young professionals to UN experts. Join UNA-USAFor MembersModel UN ResourcesAdvocacy ResourcesYoung ProfessionalsStudent AllianceCouncil of Organizations Learn how the UN is making an impact and how UNA-USA Chapters are sharing the UN with communities around the U.S. through our online news magazines The InterDependent and World Bulletin. The InterDependentFrom the Executive DirectorWorld BulletinUN DispatchNews & Publications. Vancouver Model United Nations. Brett is honoured to be serving as one of your Co-Chiefs of Staff for VMUN 2014.

Vancouver Model United Nations

He started his MUN career in Grade 8 and has been attending various conferences ever since. This will be Brett’s fifth and final VMUN, and over this period of time he has been amazed at the growth that has taken place both in the conference, and in himself.