Diplomacy Sends Its Regards

THE FIFTH SESSION OF MAKASSAR MUN

ABOUT US

                Model United Nations (also Model UN or MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. The participants role-play as diplomats representing a country or NGO in a simulated session of a committee of the United Nations, such as the Security Council or the General Assembly. Participants research a country, take on roles as diplomats, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult, and then develop solutions to world problems.

HISTORY

                 Makassar Model United Nations (Maksmun) is the oldest and most prestigious Model UN conference in Eastern-Indonesia. Makassar Model United Nations is organized by Hasanuddin University Model UN community (UNHASMUNCOMMUNITY), a platform for Hasanuddin most passionate and critical students to engage in constructive forum in order to tackle the global challenges.

             After the first year if its establishment in 2010, UNHASMUNCLUB feels a huge responsibility to provide a spot for most critical students in Makassar to practice their skills of diplomacy, negotiation, and resolution making.  Then after few months of hard-works, the 1st Session of Makassar MUN had finally come to reality.

Makassar MUN 2011

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Makassar MUN 2012

        After successfully conducting the first Makassar Model UN, the organizing committee continued its commitment to play a significant role in proliferating Model UN to Eastern-Indonesia. With the committee of UNSC and SPECPOL, more than hundreds of students participated in 2nd Session of Makassar MUN 2012.

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Makassar MUN 2013

            After Makassar MUN 2012 ends with many good responses, Unhas MUN Club again come up with another biggest annual MUN conference, Makassar MUN 2013 with thousands of delegates under United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) which concerns about ‘’Establishing Global Security and International Development through Maritime Order’’.

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Makassar MUN 2014

            After endless hardwork and effort of Makassar Committee, Makassar MUN 2014 ended with many good responses and outcomes. Also inspired previous MUN Conferences held by UNHAS MUN Communit, Makassar MUN 2014 held on 5-7 December 2014 concerning about promoting respect for human rights in name of international peace and security, had succesfully held and been attended by hundreds of participants from highschoolers, varsities students inside Sulawesi and even versites students from outside sulawesi. 

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Makassar MUN 2016 ?

                   Inspired by the success of four previous conferences, Makassar Model UN 2016 conference is expected to be a lot more competitive. This year, the organizing committee plans to expand the scope of participants. Through providing most qualified dias in each committee, we are really sure to invite more nation-wide delegates with different background of expertise to come and be a part of the conference.

 

                  Under the theme of ‘’Diplomacy Sends Its Regards’, In the ever-changing international situation, Makassar Model UN 2016 hopes to promote diplomacy to solve its problems. What makes this year Makassar Model UN different is the fact that we will simulate more committees in the conference.

WELCOMING SPEECH

Director-General of Makassar MUN 2016

            Welcome to the 5th Session of Makassar Model United Nations! We are delighted to welcome you to the capital city of South Sulawesi Province, Makassar, to be a part of the biggest and the most prestigious Model United Conference in Eastern Indonesia. Since its very first session in 2010, MaksMUN has spreaded the spirit of diplomacy among the varsities and high schools students in Indonesia. On the fifth edition of MaksMUN, we are preparing to offer the higher quality of the conference than before! This time, we will be organising Makassar Model United Nations from 5th to 7th February at Makassar.

         The theme of our fifth session is “Diplomacy sends its regards” in compliance with proliferating the spirit of diplomacy through Model United Nations Conference as one of the main mission of UNHAS MUN Community. We do hope that from MaksMUN we could enhance the knowledge of the participants regarding the international major issues and the modus operandi of the United Nations as well as other regional bodies. We will have three challenging committee, in which three different agenda items regarding the world's current problem that will be discussed. Our Secretariat and organization teams will ensure the best experience possible for all of our participants during the conference as well as off the conference.

            Lastly, On behalf of the entire Secretariat of the conference, I would like to invite you to join us! I look forward to welcoming you in person at the fifth Session of Makassar Model United Nations conference. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me (budi.maksmun@gmail.com) or our Delegate Affairs team. Thank you, and I hope to see you for an exciting three days on this February!

Secretary - General of Universitas Hasanuddin
Model United Nations Community

Dear, Fellow MUNthusiasts,

 

          Welcome to Makassar Model United Nations 2016. As a Secretary General of Universitas Hasanuddin Model United Nations Community, it's a big honour for me to greet you in the biggest city of South Sulawesi Province in Indonesia.

 

            I'm pleased to serve you at The 5th annual session of Makassar Model United Nations that would be held on 5th - 7th February 2016. To achieve a successful Model UN Conference, I would be accompanied by awesome staffs of this prestigious event to ensure you unforgettable Model UN moments ahead.

 

            No matter how many Model UN Conferences we attend so far, on an emotional level, Model UN is a motivational experience. It's fun to pretend being a world leader solving the world's most important problem in 48 hours or less.

 

        So in this 5th session, we proudly present you the following theme "Diplomacy Sends Its Regards" and we highly invite you to participate 3 simulated committees which are: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), The Council of Seven Kingdoms in Crisis Committee, and The ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). These committees would highlight several issues in their respective field of work.

 

         On behalf of the entire staff of the conference, I'm incredibly very excited and proud about meeting you all very soon. And look forward to an amazing week of dynamic debate, fruitful discussion and endless fun in our Anging Mamiri Land's seafarers atmosphere and cultures, Makassar City.

 

Sweet regards from Makassar,

 

Winda Edelwis Zedilla