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Special Session of the UN Security Council

Ensuring the Security Council's Effectice Role in Maintaining International Peace and Security. Bewerbungsschluß: 31. Oktober 2010.

News vom 18.10.2010

Berlin, 23 November 2010

10.00 – 17.00h

 

Upon the initiative of Turkey, on 23 September 2010 the Security Council met on the level of Heads of State and Government to consider its role and activities in the maintenance of peace and security in light of the changing security environment. The outcome was a Presidential Statement (S/PRST/2010/18).

In order to further specify the pledges contained in the Presidential Statement, the Security Council has convened a Special Session on 23 November 2010 in Berlin. Students from all faculties are invited to represent the current Members of the Council.

For your information, we will have two mandatory preparation meetings (17 November, 16.00 - 18.00h, c.t., Room 4405; 18 November, 16.00 - 18.00h, c.t. Room 4405, Bo3) where all Delegations will meet and participants are briefed on the topic and the Rules of Procedure. Participants are expected to also conduct research independently. The Conference language will be English.

It is possible to receive credits (Schlüsselqualifikationsschein, FB Rechtswissenschaft, 10 ECTS-credits) 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: € 18.00 (for conference material as well as catering during the conference)

 

Applications are to be sent via email until 31 October 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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