Conference: 23/03/2019 - 27/03/2019
Point of No Return? - Altering the Course Towards a Future That Lasts
Get ready for MUIMUN
Do I need a visa?
In general, most Non-EU citizens (or Non-Schengen citizens) require a visa to stay in Germany. Please check if you need a visa here.
Please note that there are visa fees, which have to be covered by you.
In order to receive a visa, you need to fill in an application form, which you can find on the website of the Federal Foreign Office. You need to hand in this application form together with all the necessary documents in person at your German consulate or embassy. For more information about visa requirements and procedure, visit the website of the German Federal Office here.
Do I need an invitation letter?
Eventually you will need an invitation letter from us for your visa. In order to hand these out, we need the following information:
Please send all required information and documents in one Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
What do I bring to the conference?
European business attire includes:
How do I prepare myself?
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Among our main goals is to promote and convey a deeper understanding of the United Nations and international politics. Thus, one afternoon of the conference is reserved for our workshop programme “MUIMUN meets experts”. You will get the chance to meet professionals from the field and approach international politics from a different angle.
Our workshops for the next conference will be:
Socials (for the exact starting times etc. please check also the delegates’ handbook and the schedule )
1. Champagne reception
After the opening ceremony, a champagne reception is held to celebrate the beginning of an intense week full of debates, socials and MUIMUN fun.
When? The champagne corks are popped on the first evening. Non-alcoholic options and little snacks are offered as well.
Where? The champagne reception takes place in the foyer of the main building of Münster University the Schloss. (Schloss is the German word for castle.)
2. Global Village Party
One of the many reasons to join MUIMUN is its outstanding and colourful Global Village Party. Delegates from over 40 nations share traditional food, music and clothing from their home countries. It is a wonderful chance to experience an evening with very special international flair.
When? The Global Village Party takes place on the second day of conference.
Where? At the “Cuba Nova“. (address: Achtermannstraße 10, 48143 Münster)
3. Münster MUN-Pubquiz
Do you want to test your general knowledge and compete in teams in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere? Then come to our pub quiz, enjoy some drinks with your fellow delegates while having the chance to win a special price at the end of the evening.
When? Our quiz masters are awaiting you on the third evening of the conference.
Where? At „Café Uferlos“ just next door to the university dining hall, close to Münster’s beautiful lake “Aasee”. (address: Bismarckallee 11, 48151 Münster)
4. Nightwatchman Tour
Rumour has it that there are some creatures strolling around the old parts of town during the night to protect the citizens of Münster. If you would like to explore the city and its historical sights at night, come and join the nightwatchmen with their patrol.
When? The nightwatchmen are expecting you on the fourth night of the conference.
Where? The starting point of the patrol is the old town hall right in the city centre.
5. Pub Crawl
Right after this short trip into the history of Münster we will take you back to present. In the old parts of town you can also strengthen yourself with a cold drink and snack while exploring the lively pub scene, where students like to spend their evenings.
When? Having finished the patrol successfully we will proceed with the pub crawl.
Where? Meeting point is on the market place, the square next to the cathedral (Domplatz).
6. Farewell Party
At the end of a fruitful week of discussions it is now time to say goodbye and celebrate together before everyone is spreading out into different directions. Let’s celebrate the MUIMUN spirit one last time!
When? Last evening of the conference
Where? At the „Gazelle-Club“ near the main station (address: Servatiiplatz 1, 48143 Münster).
2019: Haile Menkerios
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Haile Menkerios of South Africa as the new Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and Special Representative to the African Union, at the level of Under Secretary General, on 01 July 2013.
USG Menkerios, brings to the position extensive experience in African issues and with the UN. Prior to his appointment as Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, in July 2011, USG Menkerious was the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission in Sudan since 01 March 2010, prior to which he served as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs (2007-2010).
He also served as Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Democratic Republic of Congo (2005-2007), Director of the Africa 1 Division in the Department of Political Affairs (2003-2005) and Senior Adviser to the Special Envoy of the Secretary- General to the Inter-Congolese Dialogue (2002).
From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Menkerios represented the government of Eritrea in various capacities, including as Ambassador to Ethiopia and the Organization of African Unity, Special Envoy to Somalia and to the Great Lakes region; and as Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Our conference fee includes
Other costs, such as travel expenses and accommodation are not included.
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International students facing financial problems are invited to inform themselves about our scholarship programme.