International Model UN Security Council Conference proved the successful implementation of the joint project

Oct 23, 2013

United Nations Security Council simulation hall organized in Baku, Azerbaijan

The Model UN Security Council Conference organized in Baku continues its work. After the two-day pre-conference training workshop the participants have started role playing to simulate the UN Security Council at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy today.

Welcoming the participants of the confrence Mr. Fariz Ismayilzada, the executive vice-rector of ADA stressed the importance of this event for Azerbaijan and wished good luck to all delegates.

In a two-day simulation game, the participants will join the model Security Council debates on cyber-security issues, adopt resolutios on an emerged crisis and make attempts to form a common framework for its solution. The object of the model conference is the so-called “country Tobango located in Africa” and facing the crisis due to vulnerability of cyber-security. In the simulation it is pretended that the civil war in the country has exacerbated due to the leakage of some provisions of the agreed Peace Plan into the public and Security Council member states are required to find solutions to the crisis. This Model Council can gather, debates the issue and adopts relevant resolutions at any time of the day.

The Presidency of the Security Council is conducted by an international expert, Ms. Hannah Moosa. As a result of discussions, a final resolution on the issue is expected to be issued and sent to the vote. In the official closing ceremony the participants of the conference will be awarded with the international recognized certificates. Afterwords, the Intercultural Night for the representatives of countries representing the UN Security Council will be organized.

It should be stated that the Model UN Security Council Conference took place within the joint project "Youth Participation in decision-making and policy implementation” between the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNDP Azerbaijan. The simulation is an indicator of successfully implementation of the project and it contributed to the development of decision-making capabilities of Azerbaijani youth.

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