GIMUN NEWSLETTER, N°3
Dear Friends,Please find herewith the latest GIMUN Newsletter, in English.We hope that the provided information will be of interest to you, and we send our best regards.The GIMUN Team.
LAST DAYS TO APPLY FOR UN DAY 2013
Like every year, we are organising an event to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the U.N. Charter. It will take place on October 14th at the Palais de Nations
. This year’s celebration will focus on “The 20th Anniversary of the Vienna Declaration – Human Rights challenges in the past, present and future"
It will be a two-fold event, starting with official commemorative speeches by the GIMUN presidency, the Director-General of the UNOG, a representative of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and other keynote speakers. This will be followed by discussion panels for all participants in five different round-table settings.These panels will address issues related to past, present or future challenges in the domain of Human Rights, faced by the U.N. Here is the list of panels:
UNHRC: achievements and ways forward
Human Rights: does the financial crisis impact on them?
Le génocide au Rwanda : tirer les leçons du passé pour un avenir éclairé
International Human Rights Law: how has it developed in the last twenty years and what has changed?
Le rôle des droits de l'homme dans le Programme d'action en faveur du développement au-delà de 2015
that the opening ceremony will be bilingual French-English with simultaneous translation. The Panel discussions will be in either French or English.
If you wish to participate at the UN day 2013 please send us a mail to email@example.com, stating the following:
(*this info is neccessary in order to accredit you to the UN)
Your passport number*
Your three panel preferences
The last day to inscribe yourself is the 2nd of October at midnight!
YOUTH PERSPECTIVES 2013
The conference will take place at the new Graduate Institute building, “Maison de la Paix”, from Thursday, November 28th to Sunday, December 1st
. We chose "The role of Youth in promoting the culture of peace"
as theme for this years conference.
So far the new directors for the Youth Perspectives 2013 have been selected. Therefore we are now looking for students to invest in this years conference!
Please consult the different positions below and apply for what may interest you:
Hurry, applications close on the 1st of October at midnight!
Participants registrations will be open later in the year.
GIMUN ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014
Have you heard? The Gimun Annual Conference 2014 will be held from the 22nd of March 2014 to the 28th at the Palais des Nations in Geneva
Applications for the different positions will open on the 1st of December 2013
and will run up until the 31st of January 2014.
An online form will be made available on our website www.gimun.org
to record your information and preferences.
Please be sure to have a motivation letter ready to upload with your form, explaining why you would like to participate for the position/country of your choosing.
If you would like to receive an email once we begin accepting applications for the Annual Conference, please send an email stating so to firstname.lastname@example.org