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HKBU Model United Nations Club

 

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  • Do you have a knack for international relations?

  • Are you curious about the ever-increasing political tension?

  • Want to act as a professional UN diplomat?

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What is Model United Nations (MUN)?

  • An authentic simulation of the United Nations (UN) committee structure, where students assume the roles of United Nations member states to discuss and develop resolutions for issues of international scope and importance
  • An experience based on diplomacy, compromises, knowledge, learning, and friendships

Why should I join HKBU MUN Club?

The HKBU MUN Club is here to fulfil your ambition:

  • - To expand your capacity for public speaking
  • - To equip you with diplomatic and inter-personal skills
  • - To broaden your global horizon through participation in overseas conferences

(e.g. National Model United Nations -New York, Geneva International Model United Nations, Singapore Model United Nations.)

We also provide you with a series of useful MUN trainings which all aim to:

  • Enrich and expand your breadth of knowledge, social concern, and awareness of regional and international issues and relations;
  • Strengthen your research, critical-thinking, analytical, negotiation, and presentation skills;
  • Promote your understanding of cultural diversity and cross-cultural cooperation as you meet with elites from around the world; and 
  • Foster your passion to serve the local community and global village.

Executive Committee members are responsible for running the club from MUN training designs to organizing events with the support from Office of Student Affairs. They also serve as mentors for the trainees. Not only that they intentionally support and advise all of the students throughout their training, but they are also responsible for the training sessions and leading the delegations to overseas conferences.

Team2021

President William

 

President

Natalie Zeng / Government and International Studies / Year 3

Greetings to everyone who is reading this! I fortunately participated in three online international MUN conferences in this tough pandemic time. This enabled me to have direct dialogues and constructive debates regarding the most heated topics. It’s highly appreciated that I’ve learned about diverse ideologies, cultures, and interests together, and I’ve made friends who are as passionate as me on this platform. That’s why today I’m reaching out to encourage you to join us, connect with us and start your MUN journey with us. If not now, when?

Vice president

 

Vice President

Moon Lam / International Journalism / Year 4 

Joining MUN is always the best decision I have ever made throughout my study. MUN is not just a party place, but a society that teaches people lobbying, debating and communicating.
While representing other countries, I can always think from another perspective and understand the world. International issues are also always discussed in MUN which makes me feel like a “real global citizen”.
We travelled, danced and learnt together. It is always a lifetime experience! So, why not?

 

director of internal development

 

Director of Internal Development

Selina Chan / Human Resources Management / Year 4

Being a MUN Exco is a challenging work but it is also a precious opportunity for me to train up myself and broaden my horizon through the training and international conferences. MUN provides a platform for students interested in different cultures and international issues like me to know more in a comprehensive way. In MUN, We are not just having fun, we are also learning various skills. I am sure that joining MUN will be my once-in-a-lifetime experience and also, for you.

director of internal development

 

Director of Internal Development

Tiffany Chan / Human Resources Management / Year 2

Hello everyone! I am Tiffany. Being keen on music, I have been trying to understand others’ feelings and thoughts through listening to songs. Undeniably, music could be the most powerful 'common language’ in the world, which knocks down the language barriers between people. However, as a global villager, having advanced communication skills and strong connection to the world is also indispensably important. Therefore, I have made the application to join the MUN club to challenge myself and broaden my horizon. The world is altering in a way that no exact prognostication can be made. There are lots of international issues worth people’s deliberation to facilitate a better world. It would be a great learning opportunity to boost your self-confidence and reach more international friends through joining activities conducted by the club!

Director of External Affairs

 

Director of External Affairs

Tina Lo / Finance / Year 2

Model United Nations is always known as an excellent platform for students to develop a variety of soft skills. I believe that MUN will be the best place for me to broaden my horizon by meeting other outstanding students from all around the world and participating in international conferences. Not only the conferences will benefit students like me, the preparation work for the conferences will also be a unique training for me as it trains up my decision-making skill and also research analytical and critical thinking skills. I assume that these skills set would strive me through both academic work and real-life work in the future.

Director of communications

 

Director of Communications

Michael / English / Year 2

Swimmer+tech fanatic+public speaker+debater. Now add MUN exco to that list. That’s me -- Michael. A question that has always been on my mind is "I love sports and tech, but what's the point if I can't even talk about them?" That's where MUN, one of the biggest stages out there, comes in to play. Debating throughout secondary school has showed me a glimpse of the possibilities that come with exploring global issues, while creating online content on platforms like YouTube, Bilibili and Weibo has allowed me to get a taste of what it's like to put yourself out there, but I believe MUN is what could take me to the next level. If you want to challenge yourself at public speaking, forge potentially lifelong friendships and discover what it means to be a global citizen, then join us on this wonderful journey to create some awesome memories!

director of communications

 

Director of Communications

Ella Lee/ Government & International Studies / Year 4

Hello! I am Ella! I’m so excited to join MUN, because I would like to work with the Exco members as a team. Moreover, I am interested in Global affairs. Apart from studying international studies in my academic field, I have also participated in different exchange program to acquire knowledge and experience on global affairs. For instance, Indonesian Culture exchange group, YMCA Prague exchange group and Finland semester exchange. HKBU MUN club is an ideal club for me and you to explore!

 

HKBU Model United Nations Club is now recruiting members!

You are more than welcomed to join us regardless of your major and study year. 

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Benefits of being our member: 

  • Opportunities of joining local and overseas MUN conferencesScholarships for attending overseas conferences 
  • Problem-solving and public speaking skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Meeting more friends from all over the world

Interested parties may apply via https://forms.gle/VoyauacZuS5MVHtA7 on or before 5 October 2020.

To know more about us, an online briefing session will be provided: 

member recruitment briefing session

Date: 24 September 2020 (Thursday) 

Time: 18:30-19:30

Venue: Online (zoom link will be shared a day before) 

Registration: https://forms.gle/d28zNzUYjKt4GgfS9 (before 6 pm, 23 September 2020

HKBU MUN CLUB 2020-2021 Annual Schedule

(Tentative)

Date

Activities

Sep/Oct, 2020

Members Recruitment

Oct - Nov, 2020

Orientation Night (Compulsory attendance required)

Training Sessions

Intensive Training Day Camp

Simulation Game and Selection of Delegates joining MUN Conferences

Jan - March, 2021

Intensive Training for Selected Selegates

MUN Conferences

Open Recruitment of MUN Conferences in Summer

March/April, 2021

HKBU MUN Conference

Post-Conference Sharing Session

Intensive training of MUN Conferences in Summer

June/July, 2021

 MUN Conferences in Summer

Delegations will be sent to participate in local conferences (within HK) when available.
The above schedule is tentative and may subject to changes without prior notice.

Email: sa_mun@hkbu.edu.hk

Tel: (+852) 3411 2326

Address: Room 401, The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University