GIMUN NEWSLETTER, N°2
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.
The Under-Secretary General team is full!
The GIMUN Secretaries General have recruited talented Under-Secretaries general
who are committed to organizing one of the key events of the UN student world: THE GIMUN ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2014
. The conference will take place from Saturday, 24th, to Friday, 28th of March 2014 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva*
Become a Committee President or Liaison Officer for the 2014 edition of the GIMUN Annual Conference!
We are looking for 6 Committee Presidents
and 6 Liaison Officers
to lead the GIMUN 2014 Annual Conference committees. Apply here
20th anniversary of Green Cross International!
Green Cross International is a non-governmental organisation that was founded in 1993 by MIkhail Gorbatchev. You are welcome to participate in the activities taking place in September 2013 to celebrate its 20th anniversary. President Gorbatchev founded Green Cross to respond to challenges of environmental degradation, insecurity and poverty.
On 2 September at 8pm
, Andrei Gavrilov, the internationally renowned pianist, Andrei Gavrilov, will give a convert at the Victoria Hall in honour of Green Cross.On 3 September
, Green Cross is organising major events at the Palais des Nations in partnership with the United Nations:
● The “Earth Dialogues” conference from 9:30am to 6pm
(Location: the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilisations Chamber). High-level speakers will participate in five themed panels that focus on the challenges and opportunities, which stem from a world in transition (climate change, energy and resources, proverty, food and water, security and sustainability),
● The musical comedy “2050:
The Future We Want” (Location: the main Assembly Hall), coproduced by Green Cross International and Peace Child International, with the support of Simply Theatre. We would love to see you at any of these events. For more information, go to www.gcint.org/green-cross-20-years. The site also includes information on how to sign up to events on 3 September (http://www.gcint.org/how-attend-green-cross-events-un
Registration for the conference on human rights in Bern are now open!
The United Nations Youth Association Switzerland
and the Swiss UN Youth Delegates
invite you to a Human Rights Conference around the topic of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Berne, with a Preparatory Workshop with UN experts! The conference
takes place on 5th and 6th October 2013 at the University of Berne
, the Preparatory Workshop on 4th October at the United Nations Office in Geneva
. During this weekend, participants are not only briefed on the general work of the Human Rights Council, they also have the opportunity to learn more about what has been done by United Nations Member States in order to advance the rights of homosexuals.The conference is organized as a Model United Nations.
For more information: Please consult our online brochure
* These dates are subject to change.