WESTMUN

SOCIETY

University of Westminster

Students' Union

ABOUT

ABOUT WESTMUN SOCIETY UWSU

As the name indicates, Model United Nations (MUN) is a comprehensive simulation of the United Nations aiming  to introduce students to the work of the United Nations, and the roles of its various committees and those of the delegates of various nations in the  context of current international issues and events.

MUN gives students the opportunity to  represent  a  country in a real UN committee, during which delegates assume a diplomatic role and engage in the simulation of a topic that revolves around current global issues, events that are being discussed and settled at the United Nations.

The simulation requires participants are to employ a variety
of communication abilities and political thinking, negotiation tactics, vast general knowledge, and leadership skills  in order to generate  critical  and important analyses and later on viable solutions to the topic being debated. This activity will allow students to acquire and develop confidence in public speaking, political analysis, as well as skills in the area of research and  negotiation techniques, active listening skills, leadership and conflict resolution. These skills will be permanent resource transferrable into any part of  their  life.

ABOUT WESTMUN SOCIETY UWSU

As one of the thousands of MUN Societies around the world, the Westminster MUN Society provides an excellent opportunity to learn and practice international relations, politics and  economics in a unique interactive manner. Through a positive learning environment members get the chance to apply their knowledge gained during their studies and put into immediate practice.

 

The society meets weekly to discuss and debate issues which enable members to learn the art of diplomacy. These activities provide the kind of extracurricular skills real-world employers search for.

 

The society also gives the opportunity for students to  travel and network with others from a range of  international backgrounds. To be able for the society members to be prepared to attend other conferences, the society accepts to do special trainings on request of the society members.

 
 

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