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EUTMUN Conference

The inaugural session of the Edinburgh University Training Model United Nations Conference (EUTMUN) will be held at the historic Old College on Saturday, the 4th of October 2014 from 9 a.m. to 18:30 p.m.

EUTMUN is a day-long MUN Conference designed to serve as an introduction to university-level model UN for high school and beginner-level university MUNers. The day will feature an introduction to the rules of procedure as well as several hours of debate, negotiation, and (if time permits) some excellent draft resolutions.

More information about the Conference, including the registration form, can be found on our website http://www.scotmun.com/#!eutmun-conference/ct1a. For any clarification on this invitation and the conference itself, the EdMUN committee can also be contacted on: edmuncom@gmail.com.

AGM

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 24 October at 3.oo pm at Old St Paul’s Church Hall, Market Street, Edinburgh.

International Peace Conference

UNA Edinburgh will host an International Peace Conference from Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 October 2014. See the full programme here –  UNAE Conference Programme 2014

UN Reform – Bruce Kent

We are delighted that Bruce Kent, the Vice-President of CND, will speak to a meeting on “The Need for UN Reform” from 2-4pm on Saturday 22 November 2014. The meeting will be held in Edinburgh, at a venue to be confirmed.

UN Human Rights Day

UNA Scotland will hold an event at the Scottish Parliament from 6.00 – 8.00pm on 10 December 2014, to commemorate UN Human Rights Day. Our guest speaker will be Mr Chris Roles, Director of Age International.

UN Democracy Day lecture

UNA Edinburgh’s annual UN Democracy Day lecture was given this year on 15 September by Prof Jim Norton of Sheffield University on the subject “Democracy in the Internet Age”.  Click here to see the presentation slides – Democracy in the Internet Age Click here for more information re Prof Jim Norton CV .

Desks available at UN House

Desks are available at UN House, 4 Hunter Square, Edinburgh EH1 1QW.  Very reasonable rental cost which includes heating, lighting and services.  Available immediately.  For more information, please contact Gari Donn on g.donn@ed.ac.uk or phone 07803 176299

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