Workshops for MUN-Directors

We are offering two workshops at THIMUN 2023. The purpose of these workshops is to assist teachers and MUN directors in preparing students for successful participation at MUN conferences. If you have not registered for the workshop and are indeed interested in attending, please ask at the information booth if there is availability.

Workshop 1 – Tuesday 24th 09:00 – 12:00

+ MUN in theory and practice

  • The real UN versus the MUN experience
  • Key organs of the UN: General Assembly, Security Council, ECOSOC, ICJ
  • Preparing students: Stepping into the shoes of a diplomat (researching the country, organization and issues)
  • Lobbying…
  • “Would the delegates please come to order”: basic parliamentary procedure
  • Understanding and correcting a resolution
  • Observing students in practice
  • Debriefing

Workshop 2 – Wednesday 25th 09:00 – 12:00

+ The UN System in practice

  • Key issues on the UN agenda
  • Selecting topics for MUN debates
  • Observing students in action
  • MUN: A distortion of the United Nations system?
  • Debriefing