What is a MUN delegate?
A: A MUN delegate is a conference participant who assumes the role of an ambassador to the United Nations in a MUN simulation. Prior to a conference or event, a MUN delegate does not need extensive experience in international relations. Anyone can participate in MUN, so long as they have the ambition to learn something new and to work with people to try and make a difference in the world.
Why should I participate in a MUN?
MUNs promote the participant’s’ interest in the world around them and broadens an individual’s knowledge in a variety of subjects. MUN also teaches vital skills in negotiation, public speaking, problem solving, conflict resolution, research and communication. Model UN also gives opportunity to meet interesting new people, make new friends and learn from each other.
I have am new to MUN. So, will it be difficult for me?
MUN is an academic simulation of the procedures followed at United Nations and it serves as a learning platform for its participants. RGMUN welcomes experienced delegates but the beginners are equally encouraged. The workshops and mock sessions on the rules of procedures and other technical know hows will be organized so that participants will be acquainted with the basics of Model United Nations. We are sure that the workshops will help delegates with the MUN procedures, research materials and skills, debate techniques and more.
What types of topics are discussed in Model UN conferences?
A: The agenda items discussed in committee vary at each conference. Most conferences tend to focus on current affairs issues that are being discussed in the United Nations. These issues can highlight political, financial and/or social concerns.
I’m an experienced delegate. Will RGMUN be of interest to me?
RGMUN was set up by enthusiastic rotaractors looking for unique and increased opportunities to debate. For those delegates who love to debate and can’t get enough, or those looking to chair or for leadership opportunities, this is the program for you!