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KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
KCL MUN Launch Event (04/10/2011)
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  • 1. KCL Model United Nations Society
  • 2. Today’s session
    What is MUN?
    MUN Conferences
    Presentation of committee
    Opportunities
  • 3. I. What is Model United Nations?
  • 4. What is MUN?
    MUN is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda through
    DEBATEabout current global issues
    NEGOTIATIONin the style of the UN
    WRITING of resolutions in the internationally recognized legal format
  • 5. What is MUN? (continued)
    participants role-play as diplomats representing a nation or NGO in a simulated session of an organ (committee) of the United Nations
    How?
    Research a country
    take on roles as diplomats
    investigate international issues
    debate, deliberate, consult
    develop solutions to world problems
  • 6. In a nutshell…
    The King's College London Model United Nations Society debates global issues by simulating the diplomacy of the many forums of United Nations.
    The society attends conferences in international affairs all over the world.
    Who can join?
    Everyone! Regardless of your knowledge of the world or your experience at MUN.
    Meetings include debates but also training sessions where you will learn all you need to know before battling out global issues with your fellow delegates
  • 7. Why participate?
    It will look great on your CV
    You will gain valuable skills in negotiation, debating and public speaking
    The possibility of having your say about the issues that make headlines today
    It is FUN!
  • 8. II. MUN Conferences
  • 9. What is an MUN Conference?
    Multiple-day simulations organized by Universities, UN-related organizations, etc.
    Often an international array of participants
    Multiple committees, larger in number
    Awards
    Socials
    Extra: crisis conferences
  • 10. Last year’s conferences
    In the UK
    Oxford International MUN
    Cambridge University International MUN
    Nottingham MUN
    London International MUN
    Warwick MUN
    LSE MUN
    Abroad
    Harvard National MUN (USA)
    World MUN (Singapore)
    Paris International MUN (Paris)
  • 11. III. Presentation of Our Committee
  • 12. Committee Members
    President: Joelle Wong (2nd Year Law)
    Treasurer: Daniel Frost (2nd Year Law)
    Vice-President: Sebastiaan Debrouwere (2nd Year International Politics)
    Conferences Officer: Cherie Koh (2nd Year Law)
  • 13. Our activities
    Our core activity is organizing our celebrated weekly MUN debating simulations. Join us every Tuesday during term for your chance to become a country's ambassador to the UN and to try to solve some of the biggest challenges in international relations;
    KCLMUN organizes delegations to MUN conferences as nearby as London and as far away as the United States;
    Every term we host discussions with both academics and practitioners in the field of international relations;
    We also organize social events including pub nights, film screenings, visits to multilateral institutions, etc.
  • 14. Practicals
    Every Tuesday at 7 pm in G.79, Franklin-Wilkins-Building, Waterloo Campus
    Invitations for weekly meetings, events, conference applications, etc. will be sent out via
    Our mailing list
    Facebook
    On weekly meetings
  • 15. IV. Opportunities
  • 16. Our opportunities
    Oxford International MUN, 28th – 30th of October 2011
    Nottingham MUN, 11th – 13th of November 2011
    Bain and Company
  • 17. Our opportunities
    Oxford International MUN, 28th – 30th of October 2011
    3 places available on our delegation, prior experience recommended
    Applications open tomorrow, Wednesday October 5th and close on Monday October 10th at 17.00 GMT
    Further info via Facebook and Mailing list
  • 18. Our opportunities
    Nottingham MUN, 11th – 13th of November, 2011
    10 places available on our delegation, no prior experience required (just motivation!)
    Applications open tomorrow, Wednesday October 5th and close on Monday October 10th at 17.00 GMT
    Further info via Facebook and Mailing list
  • 19. Our opportunities
    Bain and Company
    Bain & Company is one of the world's leading strategy consultancies, also voted Best Consulting Firm to Work For by Consulting Magazine for the past nine years.
    Women in Business Networking Event – October 19th, 6.30-8.30pm
    Possibility of internships
    Applications open for female members of the society tomorrow, Wednesday October 5th and close on Monday October 10th at 17.00 GMT
    Further info via Facebook and Mailing list
  • 20. V. Closing notes
  • 21. Thanks for your turn-out and motivation!
    Next week’s session will be a simulation
    Email will follow later in the week
    Introduction to rules of procedure at the start
    Prize for best delegate and best new delegate
  • 22. Social Event
    When? Now
    Where? Knight’s Templar, near Maughan Library
    What? Drinks, chat, etc.
  • 23. Mailing list
    If you still wish to join, please send an email to kingsmun@gmail.com
  • 24. KCL Model United Nations Society

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