1,200 students to find solutions for the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals at the Rome Model United Nations
2013-02-18 21:55:11 - More than 1,200 students from all over the world will discuss the MDGs achievement at the fourth edition of RomeMUN, organized in rome on 7-11 March 2013.
The event is sponsored by institutions such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the LUISS University in Rome, the FAO, IFAD and World Food Programmes, the Ministry of Youth and the Lazio region.
Most of our delegates are foreigners and many of them come from high-risk areas such as Mali, Afghanistan, Palestine, Egypt and the Democratic Republic of Congo, or from extremely poor countries such as Bangladesh, Haiti, Somalia and were able to participate to the conference thanks to scholarships we have provided.
Rome (February 18, 2013)-- 1,200 students representing 107 states will debate the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals at the fourth edition of the Rome Model United Nations (RomeMUN), organized in the capital of Italy from the 7th to the 11th of March, 2013.
This year's edition is going to evolve around the eight international development targets aimed at encouraging development
by improving social and economic conditions in the world's poorest countries.
“2015, the year of hypothetical attainment of these goals, approaches so we would like to put the young generation at the heart of the matter by proposing an analysis of the current status of the struggle for the various objectives” Dr. Daniela Conte, the president of the organizer Giovani nel Mondo Association said. “The young UN delegates will be asked to identify practical solutions and fast implementation that can facilitate the achievement of these important goals within the deadline laid down in 2015.”
The event has received the patronage of prestigious institutions, including IFAD, the World Food Programme, the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome City Hall, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Lazio Region and the Ministry of Youth.
Among the guest speakers of the opening ceremony there will be Franco Frattini, president of the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI) and Gianni Alemanno (Mayor of Rome).
RomeMUN is powered by the Giovani nel Mondo Association, which was born with the purpose of creating new arenas for youth and young ideas, and is organized thanks to the support of prestigious universities, national and international institutions, companies and youth-run associations.
To learn more, visit www.romemun.org