Sustainable Development Goals: an MUN Resource

Many MUN programs choose agenda items that relate, directly or indirectly to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. One resource put together by the THIMUN Qatar office is a collection of SDG links, categorized by goal, for quick and easy reference. In addition to the goals, the compilation of resources includes the statistical data that

THIMUN Qatar sets theme for 2018 conference

Gender Equality and Empowerment for Women and Girls The 2018 THIMUN Qatar conference theme is Gender Equality and Empowerment for Women and Girls, inspired by Sustainable Development Goal 5. Women and girls continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world. Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary

New Conference Launch in Kinshasa

Submitted by TASOK MUN Director, Colette Chalier If you see students all dressed up today… it’s because they are practicing to become delegates for Model United Nations! We are pleased to let you know about our up-coming conference, called KINMUN. This is the first ever MUN conference in Kinshasa, hosted by TASOK. It is being

The Security Council and THIMUN 2017

By Jan Sedlacek About the Security Council: When the United Nations were established at the end of World War II to prevent any other conflict of such magnitude, the United Nations Security Council was tasked with the great role of maintaining international peace and security and preventing the escalation of a conflict into an armed

Can theatre solve real world problems?

According to participants at the 2016 Qatar Leadership Conference, it can. I enjoyed presenting at this annual event hosted by THIMUN Qatar on my favourite theatre practitioner, the late Augusto Boal. By presenting a short scene based on a real life experience of powerlessness, participants became ‘spect-actors’ and inserted themselves into the scene to reinvent

Meet the MISMUN 2016 Executive Crew

Like a superstar brought into the spotlight, 2015 concluded with a fabulous MISMUN conference, enjoyed by all delegates, teachers and staff members alike. This was to be expected, as the Executive Team consisted of experienced students from years 12 and 13. However, the Executive Team for the MISMUN 2016 conference is comprised of students ranging