MUNday: Triple Liveblog Recap and THIMUN Singapore Preview

by Emily on November 14, 2011

This past weekend was one of Best Delegate‘s busiest with liveblogging three conferences!! We were at UCLA BruinMUNMcGill SSUNS, and UCONN UCMUN. Be sure to check the posts out! This upcoming weekend Best Delegate will be abroad at THIMUN Singapore!

Conference Recaps

SSUNS Liveblog

WIPO staff pose for Best Delegate

The 2011 Secondary Schools United Nations Symposium (SSUNS) has a theme of “We Ignite” and aimed to ignite the delegates’ passion for Model UN during Opening Ceremonies. It seemed that the 800+ delegates at Canada’s premier secondary school conference took that to heart as both experienced and new delegates from many schools participated actively throughout the weekend. Even the faculty advisors got into it with their own crisis simulation!

Also be sure to check out  SSUNS Feature: MI6 Agents Save the World

BruinMUN 2011 Best Large Delegation winners Laguna Hills High School

BruinMUN Liveblog

Over 700 high school delegates from schools through California and across the United States attended this weekend’s BruinMUN at the University of California – Los Angeles. UCLA MUN Club President Ethan Scapellati began opening ceremonies with a speech encouraging delegates to continue with Model UN throughout high school and college. Opening Ceremonies also featured a keynote speech by Dr. Paul Kyo Jhin, CEO of the United Nations Information Technology Corps, who called upon delegates to be the world’s future leaders and challenged them to “ring the bell of world change.”

UCMUN Liveblog

Delegates discussing a working paper in the Security Council

The University of Connecticut’s 13th annual UCMUN conference commenced this year on November 10. The UCMUN conference is a learning conference that prides itself on providing both novice and experienced delegates a like, with a productive conference they will never forget. Being that it is a learning conference UCMUN stresses the importance of parliamentary procedure, delegate’s accuracy and debate. UCMUN provides delegates with a learning center, a place they can go, even during committee, to research their country or topic. They can also speak with topic experts who have extensively researched the issue. UCMUN topic experts also give a presentation during debate to help inform delegates and give them new ideas for debates.

Also check out the liveblog coverage of the IAEA/Security Council Crisis 

Conference Previews

THIMUN Singapore Preview

Best Delegate will be liveblogging from THIMUN Singapore! THIMUN Singapore will hold its Seventh Annual conference at the SALT Centre on the HWA Chong Institution campus in November 2011. Best Delegate will be very interested in learning more about THIMUN and the mission of the THIMUN Foundation.

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