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Special Session of the UN Security Council

Nuclear Non-Proliferation: The Case of Iran. Bewerbungsschluß: 16. Juni 2010.

News vom 25.05.2010

 

 

Freie Universität Berlin and the Federal Foreign Office

 

SPECIAL SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL

ON NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION: THE CASE OF IRAN

Berlin, 29 July 2010

 

On 17 May 2010, Iran agreed on an initiative by Brazil and Turkey to store about half of its low-enriched uranium in Turkey. Just one day later, the permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council announced a draft resolution aiming to impose a new set of sanctions on Iran stating that the deal violates previous Security Council resolutions which call for a complete end of Iran's enrichment activities.

In order to deal with the new developments, the Security Council has convened a Special Session on 29 July 2010 in Berlin. Together with Diplomats from Iraq, students from all departments are invited to represent the current Members of the Council.

For your preparation, we will provide a comprehensive Background Guide. Additionally, there will be two mandatory preparation meetings (1 July, 15.00 - 16.30h; 21 July, 16.00 - 18.00h) where all Delegations will meet and participants are introduced to the topic and the Rules of Procedure. Please note that Delegations are asked to prepare a one-page Position Paper. The Conference language will be English.

It is possible to receive credits (Schlüsselqualifikationsschein, FB Rechtswissenschaft) if you additionally write an essay.

Members of the Security Council in 2010: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, France, Gabon, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States.

 

 

Conference Fee: € 18,- (for preparation and conference material, as well as catering during the conference)

 

Applications are to be sent via email until 16 June 2010 to Peggy Wittke.

Your application should include:

  • Personal Details (Name, Address, Phone, Email)
  • Short CV, including field of studies and number of semesters
  • 3 country preferences
  • Short letter of motivation

 

For further information please contact:

 

Wiss. Angestellte Peggy Wittke (Director)

Model United Nations / Model European Union

Freie Universität Berlin

Boltzmannstr. 3, 14195 Berlin

Phone:  (030) 838 547 05

Email: peg@zedat.fu-berlin.de

 

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