Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA)
 
“MUNA was amazing and changed my life.  After MUNA I was so inspired that instead of following science as a career, I went on to do international politics.”  - Participant
 
MODEL UNITED NATIONS ASSEMBLY (MUNA)
 
28th – 29th May 2021
 
Participants:      Year 12 and 13 Students from Districts 9910 and 9920
 
Purpose:
MUNA simulates the working of the United Nations Assembly by having school in teams of two or three Year 12 and 13 (Forms 6 and 7) students represent a participating UN country in debates on matters of world politics and social concern. Debates are held over a weekend from Friday morning to mid-afternoon Saturday.
 
Venue:    Auckland Girls Grammar School.
 
MUNA Goals:
1.  To develop in students an awareness of the United Nations and the international situation of the countries of the world.
2.  To enable students to improve their public speaking and debating skills.
3.  To encourage students to make informed comments on world problems.
4.  To encourage students to share their opinions and friendship with students from other schools.
 
Cost:
Approximately $250 per team of three students. This is usually split between the school and the Rotary club.
 
Timetable:
February      -     Clubs to liaise with their affiliated school(s)
April 14th     -      Final entry forms due with organisers.
 
Contacts:
Chair: Pam Deal       Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland,  mobile 0274587668, email pamela.rotary@xtra.co.nz
Committee:  Jan Malcolm, Paul Sargison, Owen Williams