Monday

The 6th edition of BerlInMUN is opened

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On the 14th of August 2017, the 6th edition of BerlInMUN officially started with the opening ceremony. This year’s conference is dedicated to “Future Generations.” The president of the BerlInMUN association Hannah Bergmann opened the ceremony on Monday, the 14th of August, by welcoming the participants that have arrived from all around the world. Hannah […]

Monday

Day 1 ICJ/NATO

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Jürgen Bornemann is a retired general lieutenant from the NATO. He was 45 years with the armed forces. Mr. Bornemann is a very strict man. One notices his military background at first sight. He is entering the room and everyone gets quiet. He dominates the talk without trying. Even though he is standing the whole […]

Monday

Security Council

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The highly coveted Security Council, will be one of the most exciting aspects of this sixth edition of BerlInMUN. Indeed, this SC will be a historical one and will address the deeply interesting topics of the Cyprus dispute of 1974 and the Rwanda crisis of 1994. The role of the UN Security Council has always […]

Monday

Play Hard, Work Less

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Young leaders gathered at the first official social of BerlInMUN 2017 – International Night. As innocent as it seems, the event was only about partying. People met and engaged in friendly small talk, but mostly steered clear of more serious discussions on policy. Getting to know where a delegate came from and their favourite music […]

Monday

What to Expect When Expecting the ICJ

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  by Katharina K. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is a special committee. It is composed of 15 judges: permanent members from China, France, Russia, UK and US, three from Africa, two from Latin Amerika and the Caribbean, three from Asia, 5 from western Europe and two from Eastern Europe. Including one ad hoc […]

Monday

Introduction to the Secretaries General

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So here we were, after months of preparation we can still barely believe that this is actually happening. Thousands of skype-calls, millions of emails and many long nights later we find ourselves in the pretty city of Berlin. In our SG cave somewhere in this mysterious building, we are proudly thinking of the great work […]

Monday

Storm “Emma” approaching Europe

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A storm, feared by some experts to reach speeds of up to 90mph is currently approaching Europe over the North Sea. Coastal cities all over northern Europe are preparing for some of the worst weather extremes of the last 20 years. Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands are on “high alert” and are urging residents to […]

Monday

The Arctic Council

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Who owns the Arctic? At the 6th edition of BerlinMUN, the ambassadors of the Arctic Council will come together again after four years to strengthen cooperation to combat the effects of climate change. The Arctic Council consists of eight member states, six working groups and six indigenous permanent participant organisations listed by the Ottawa declaration […]