- UPDATE: Videochat with President Jorge Sampaio, UN High Representative for AoC - sign up now!
- UPDATE: New Timeline for Global Model UN Conference
- UPDATE - New Contact Information for Visa, Transportation and Accommodation was posted under Logistics!
- Deadline for Delegates' Applications Extended to 21 June
- GMUN Application for Delegates
- Call for GMUN Officials
- Watch the Launch of GMUN 2010
- UPDATE: The conference dates have been changed to 14 to 18 August 2010!
UPDATE: Videochat with President Jorge Sampaio, UN High Representative for AoC - sign up now!
We just set up a videochat session with Dr. Jorge Sampaio, former President of the Portuguese Republic, and UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations. The session is scheduled on 8 June at 10:00AM (EDT). President Sampaio will be speaking through a web camera to GMUN officials and delegates from Lisbon, Portugal. He will talk about the work of the AoC which will be followed by a Q and A. For his complete bio, please click here.
To sign up, click here.
UPDATE: New Timeline for Global Model UN Conference
Timeline for Global Model UN Conference
- Week of 10 – 14 May: Education Outreach sends out acceptance letters to eligible GMUN delegates
- Week of 10 – 14 May: Announcement of GMUN Secretariat Officials
- Week 15, 16, 17 May: E-lection of GMUN General Assembly Officials
- Week of 17 – 21 May: Announcement of elected GMUN General Assembly Officials
- Week of 30 May – 4 June: Delegates’ country assignments
- Week of 7 – 11 June: GMUN Officials Workshop in New York
- 21 June: Deadline for delegates applications
- Week of 12 – 16 July: Reports of the Secretary-General
- 10, 11, 12 August: GMUN Officials Workshop in Kuala Lumpur
- 14 – 18 August: Global Model UN Conference
UPDATE - New Contact Information for Visa, Transportation and Accommodation was posted under Logistics!
Deadline for Delegates' Applications Extended to 21 June
The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) wishes to announce that the deadline for delegates’ applications for the Global Model UN Conference has been extended to 21 June 2010.
Model UN programmes are encouraged to submit their list of nominees for the conference and those nominees are asked to complete the application forms immedaitely after their nomination. In addition, in cases where MUN conferences or programmes do not exist and students have acquired MUN experience, applications will be accepted from such individuals who meet the requirements. Details are available on the website www.un.org/gmun.
Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible so that they can be accepted and take part in online elections which will be set up to select the group of Global Model UN General Assembly officials. All delegates will be informed of the dates for the online elections and will be invited to participate.
Acceptance letters will be sent out shortly to all applicants who meet the criteria to participate in the conference. Please keep informed of GMUN news on the GMUN website and on the GMUN Twitter page.
GMUN Application for Delegates
UNDPI is now inviting Model UN programmes around the world to nominate and send us their choice of delegates to be sent to the GMUN 2010 conference. Please read the complete call for applications and the requirements here.
Please submit the List of Delegates and read the Guide for Selection of Delegates!
Please note that for now the application is open to Model UN programmes only who will send us names of their delegates. We will open up to individual applications only after we have heard from the MUNs.
Call for GMUN Officials
The Global Model UN is now accepting applications from students for the GMUN Officials' positions.
To see if you are eligible, kindly read the Guide for the Selection of GMUN Officials thoroughly. In the document you will also find information about the selection process.
University students from around the world will been chosen through a competitive process to form the Secretariat of the second Global Model United Nations Conference.
The online application is accessible through the 'quicklinks' section on the homepage. No applications will be accepted by email.
Watch the Launch of GMUN 2010
Kindly read the complete press release which was issued to launch the Global Model UN conference 2010 at: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2010/pi1924.doc.htm
The official date of GMUN 2010 will be 26-30 July 2010.
To see the official press conference online, please go to http://webcast.un.org/ramgen/ondemand/pressconference/2010/pc100204pm.rm
UPDATE: The conference dates have been changed to 14 to 18 August 2010!