International Model United Nations of Middle East and North Africa

Next Conference 25 July 2020 to 29 July 2020

 

 

What is MENAMUN?

 

International Model United Nations of the Middle East and North Africa (MENAMUN) is a Simulation and interactive Conference where youth simulate topics of the United Nations Organization and other international Organizations. MENAMUN is founded by independent university students as a developmental youth link to the World of Public Relations and Diplomacy. We aim to teach and spread the core principles of the United Nations and especially the Human rights principles. Our simulation conferences are up to 300 participants expected from more than 15 countries to take part in and it is mainly for people aged between 16 and 28 years old from all over the world.  In MENAMUN conference simulation Participants as Delegates choose a country to represent and research their chosen country's position regarding a given topic in a certain committee. After preparation, all delegates step into the life of diplomats and represent this country in a committee. They negotiate to bring forward new solutions to solve a world conflict. The working languages are English, French, and Arabic and it varies from a committee to another. Sine 2017 MENAMUN did not just become the most international and the biggest UN simulation in North Africa, but also the most authentic simulation with the highest standards.

 

Our Vision: 

  • Demonstrating leadership in building inclusive movements and effective bridge-building across diversity and raising awareness,

  • Demonstrating commitment to civic and political engagement and to reduce discrimination against vulnerable communities,

  • Equipping marginalized communities or individuals with leadership, peacebuilding, and change-making skills,

  • Demonstrating success in building partnerships and commitment to learning, evaluation and sharing best practices.

 

 

 Why should you participate?

  • become acquainted with international issues

  • make practical use of social and open knowledge

  • improve negotiation and public speaking skills

  • get an insight into the UN diplomat's work

  • become a better team-worker and a leader

  • meet youth,  new cultures,  and perspectives

  • internationalize the personal skills

  • enhance leadership skills

  • earn recognition and awards

  • Enjoy and network! 

Skills to be developed at MENAMUN?
   ✅ Complex Problem Solving 

   ✅ Critical Thinking

   ✅ Coordinating with others

   ✅ Negotiation and Communication 

   ✅ Judgment and Decision Making

   ✅ Cognitive Flexibility

Preparing as a Delegate!

  • Once you have applied and paid the full, you will receive your country assignment your and committee. We will provide you with a Background Guide or Topic Synopsis that introduces the topics — read that first. Intensive research on the issue can lead to a very rewarding MUN experience. Allocate enough time for your research before the conference. Read and then formulate your arguments using the vast amount of resources available on the internet, or your local library. These following PDF files can help you a lot with preparing.

 

Committees

 

1. UNSC - United Nations Security Council - in Arabic (For Advanced Delegates Only)

Topic: To be announced

 

2. AL - Arab League - in Arabic

Topic: To be announced

3. UfM - Union for the Mediterranean - in Arabic

Topic: To be announced

 

4. SOCHUM - Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee – in French

Topic: To be announced

5. UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime – in English

Topic: To be announced

6. UNDP - United Nations Development Programme - in English

Topic: To be announced

7- HRC - Human Rights Council - in English 

Topic: To be announced

 

8. UN Women - UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women - in English

Topic: To be announced

 

9. UNESCO - United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation - in English 
Topic: To be announced

 

10. G20 - in English (For Advanced Delegates Only)

Topic: To be announced

 

Schedule

The Location of the Conference and the Accommodation is:
Centre de Formation Touristique de Hammamet مركز التكوين السياحي كركوان حمامات
Adresse: Rue Kerkouane 8050 Hammamet sud Tunesien

 

Fees

First Round of the Application ends 01. January 2020

Second Round of the Application ends 30. March 2020

Fees including accommodation

150 Euro - Regional Applicant (Citizens of Arab and African Countries)

 

200 Euro - International Applicant (Not Citizen of an Arab or African country)

400 Tunisian Dinars - Local Applicant (Tunisian Citizens)

Fees WITHOUT accommodation

 

100 Euro - Regional Applicant (Citizens of Arab and African Countries)

100 Euro - International Applicant (Not Citizen of an Arab or African country)

300 Tunisian Dinars - Local Applicant (Tunisian Citizens)

* All fees include most of the Meals, coffee breaks, social events, Participation in the conference, Materials, and certificate of participation.

* The accommodation is in our venue's students dorm in double and triple rooms.

* All sleeping rooms are provided with Air-Conditioning and private Bathroom

 

Registration

  1. apply by filling in the application form before 01. January. 2020

  2. wait for a pre-confirmation email with the payment details in 8 weeks

  3. finalize your payment on time according to the info sent in the email

  4. send us a copy of your passport or national ID

  5. send us your personal picture for the forum badge

  6. wait for the  final confirmation email 

  7. apply for the visa if needed and get ready

  8. For any requires please send us an email to: internationalmenamun@gmail.com

Hammamet, Tunisia| 25 - 29 July, 2020

 

History

International Model United Nations of Middle East and North Africa (MENAMUN) Conferences are organized by the International Ambassador of the Arab Organization for Public Relations and Popular Diplomacy Mr. Mohamed Sakr as a Supervisor and President of the Model Conference.  

 

Overview:

 

September 2016 - Foundation of International Model United Nations of Middle East and North Africa (MENAMUN)

 

July 2017- First Edition from 9th to 13th of July in Sousse, Tunisia

President: Mohamed Sakr, Secretary-General: Tarek Rouis, Coordinators: Yasmine Mrad, Eya Ksia and Mariam Essoukri

180 Delegates and 14 Dais members from 21 Countries in 7 committees! 
(UNESCO - UNODC - ECOSOC - HRC - DISEC -ARAB LEAGUE)


July 2018 - Second Edition from 21th to 25th of July in Sousse, Tunisia

President: Mohamed Sakr, Secretary-General: Takwa Gharsallah, Coordinator: Yasmine Mrad
200 Delegates and 18 Dasi members from 14  Countries in 9 committees! 

(UNESCO - HRC - UN WOMEN - UNODC - UNICEF - SOCHUM - AFRICAN UNION -ARAB LEAGUE - OIC)

 

July 2019 - Third Edition from 21th to 25th of July in Hammamet, Tunisia

President: Mohamed Sakr, Secretary-General: Ines El Amir, Coordinator: Yasmine Mrad
225 Delegates and 20 Dais members from 16 Countries in 10 committees! 

(OIC - ARAB LEAGUE - Anti-Corruption Commission - UNODC - CEU - AFRICAN UNION - HRC - UN WOMEN - UNESCO - G20)

July 2020 - Fourth Edition from 25th to 29th of July in Hammamet, Tunisia

President: Mohamed Sakr, Secretary-General: Yasmin Falfoul, Coordinators: Yasmine Mrad and Youssef Kaabi
225 Delegates and 20 Dais members from at least 15 Countries in 10 committees! 

(UNSC- ARAB LEAGUE - UfM - SOCHUM - UNODC - UNDP - HRC - UN WOMEN - UNESCO - G20)

 

 
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