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Model United Nations (MUN) 

The Bishop Thomas Grant Model United Nations team is excited to announce that it will be hosting its third annual conference on Saturday 27th June 2020. 

Model United Nations (MUN) is a youth-run simulation of the United Nations Organisation, in which students represent a UN state, becoming delegates who propose and debate solutions to some of the most complex global issues, such as the question of the death penalty or organ trafficking. MUN helps students develop their public speaking and debating skills, as they work with others to create solutions to these problems in agreement with their state's perspective.

BTGMUN is a conference aimed at both starter delegates, in Years 7-10, who are just beginning their MUN journey, as well as more experienced delegates, for whom our Security Council poses a new challenge. There is also an opportunity for senior pupils with wider MUN experience to apply to act as guest chairs, to help develop the skills of participating delegates with their differing role in MUN.  

Our conference has a fee of £10 per delegate, however bursaries are available for schools who may struggle to meet the cost. Fees include all preparatory materials, certificates, and lunch and refreshments on the day.  

Below, you will find links to the application form, chairing application form, the conference programme, delegate guide and committee briefing papers for the conference - our applications close on Friday 14th February 2020.   

We look forward to welcoming you to BTGMUN 2020 on 27th June 2020!   

 

 

Delegate Guide

Delegate Application Form

Chairing Application Form

Programme  

 

BRIEFING PAPERS: 

 

HEALTH   The Question of Immunisation  
  The Question of Non-Communicable Diseases 
   
WOMEN   The Question of The Rights in the Workplace  
  Child Brides  
DISEC  The Question of the Use of Drones 
  The Question of Child Soldiers  
SOCHUM  The Question of the Death Penalty 
  The Question of Organ Trafficking  
ENVIRONMENT  The Question of the Protection of Endangered Species 
  The Question of Single Use Plastics  
SC  The Question of Mali  

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TBC 
 

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