Thursday 25th February – Saturday 27th February 2010
GeMUN is a Hague International Model United Nations affiliated conference based on THIMUN rules of procedure. The conference is a three-day simulation of the work of the United Nations. The structure of GeMUN includes the: Security Council, ECOSOC, Special Conference, Human Rights, Disarmament and International Security, Mediterranean Conference and Special Decolonization and Political Committee – University.
GeMUN was first organized in 2002 by the joint efforts of Istituzione Deledda International School, Civico Liceo Linguistico Paritario “G. Deledda”, Deutsche Schule Genua, Istituto d’Istruzione Superiore Statale “L. Einaudi- G. Casaregis-G. Galilei”, The International School of Genoa, Istituto d’Istruzione Superiore Statale Commerciale e Industriale “Primo Levi”, Liceo Scientifico “Nicoloso da Recco” (Recco) and Liceo Classico e Linguistico “Da Vigo” (Rapallo) Universita’ Degli Studi di Genova, THIMUN, and the SPIMUN group. Since that time, due to the dedication and efforts of multiple parties, the conference has grown to become the most reputable in the region.
GeMUN allows high school students, from the age of 14 to19, to play the role of diplomats, learning the appropriate manner of negotiation and debate. The objectives of the conference are to seek, through negotiation, solutions to various worldwide problems dealing with economic, social, environmental, political, and cultural issues. Ultimately, through participation in the conference, GeMUNity hopes to enable students to become more informed and effective citizens of the world community.
GeMUN group has an extensive and recognized background in the MUN community. Since 2002 the GeMUN group has attended THIMUN conferences in The Hague, Athens, Cairo, St. Petersburg, Haarlem and Paris.
GeMUN 2010 brings together roughly 500 delegates and teachers from such nations as: Egypt, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Turkey and the United States.
GeMUN offers the only Italian Model United Nations conference affiliated to The Hague, located in the beautiful city of Genoa. Capital of the Italian Riviera, the city of Genoa boasts a population of 620,000, making it the 6th largest city in Italy. Birthplace of Christopher Columbus, and a pivotal player in the rise of the Renaissance, Genoa offers a multitude of sites one cannot even begin to describe.