Model United Nations in Southeast University in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China UNSW Law/AHRCentre Student Delegation 7-9 November 2014

The Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) and the United Nations Association of China (UNAC) in partnership with the UNSW Faculty of Law and the Australian Human Rights Centre are seeking applications from UNSW law students to participate in a three day Model United Nations in China in November.  Four (4) students will be selected to attend the 2014 China National Model United Nations (CNMUN) to be held at Southeast University in Nanjing, from 7-9 November 2014. Previous AHRCentre student delegations have participated in Model UNs in Chengdu, Harbin, Xiamen, Chongqing, Beijing and Guangdong.

Some key details about the CNMUN appear below:

 

  •  The CNMUN will be held on –7-9 November 2014 at the Southeast University in Nanjing City. With travel time, participants can expect to be away from 5-11 November 2014.
  • South east University in Nanjing is the host of the event and the Model UN will be held on campus. All students will be accommodated on campus.
  • The Commission will organise all travel and logistical arrangements and cover the costs of the Australian participants including economy class return airfares, accommodation, meals and incidental expenses. The Chinese host University, Southeast University in Nanjing, will assist students on matters relating to their substantive involvement in the Model UN. The Model UN Secretariat, based at the host University, will be in frequent contact with the students in the lead up to the event to provide them with relevant briefing materials and to assist them in preparing their country position paper and any other research.

Download the Eligibility and Selection Criteria, click here.

An application will consist of:

  1. a brief curriculum vitae
  2. reasons for attending the meeting, including an outline of relevant experience and expertise (no more than 2 pages)

A selection committee comprising representatives from the UNSW Faculty of Law and the Australian Human Rights Centre will select 4 students based on the applications received and short face-to-face interviews with short-listed candidates.

 

Deadline

Applications must be lodged with Diane Macdonald, Centre Administrator, Australian Human Rights Centre, Faculty of Law, UNSW (diane.macdonald@unsw.edu.au) by Friday, 8th August 2014. Late applications will not be considered.

Students will be advised of the results of the selection process by Monday, 25th August, 2014.