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Model United Nations

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Model United Nations

is a simulation

of the United Nations that aims

to educate

participants

( students of high school or universities ) about current issues, international problems, conflicts, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda.The participants take on roles as diplomats during the General Assembly.

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The

history of Model

goes back to the 1920s

when students

participated in simulations of the League of Nations in New York City ( National Model United Nations ) .The oldest modern simulation of the MUN is the Harvard Model United Nations which was established in 1951 .

History

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In the early days the participants of MUN were students of select colleges in the USA .

Nowadays MUN has expanded . It is practiced all over the world . The MUN participants are not only students of high schools but also elementary, secondary, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students.

Conferences are organised in Europe as

well. The most famous are : ●THIMUN- The Hague Netherlands

●LIMUN- in London ( started 30 years ago )

●PIMUN- in ParisThe first MUN in Poland was organised in Gorzów Wielkopolski in 1992 by Mathew Bennett a Peace Corps volunteer.

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The

main

aims

of MUN● to educate participants about the workings of international organization UN ● to enhance students’ negotiating and oratory skills ● to broaden student’s knowledge of the world

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Issues

Each MUN has it’s own way of organizing the debate. Although the issues always refer to the problems of the present world :

● peacekeeping and

enforcement ● humanitarian aid and development● human rights

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S

ample topics:

Legal measures to eliminate international terrorism

Cyber crimes and identify theft● Improving the lives of slum dwellers ● Eliminating arms sales to areas of social and political unrest ● Child soldiers:demobilization, rehabilitation and reintegration ● Measures against contemporary forms of slavery

Resolution

topics

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Practise students

communication skills

, writing & speaking

● Improve their vocabulary knowledge● Learn debating and negotiations Students benefits● Understand diplomacy function●

Obtain

motivation

to

study

English

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Teacher

benefits

You

go

with inactive, bored, demotivated students

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You

come

back with

hard-

working

, enthusiastic and motivated young people

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Why

are

alternative

ways

of

teaching

more

effective

?

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Tell

me and I forget

Teach me and I remember

Involve me and I learn

Benjamin Franklin


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