Category PragueMUN

Information on hotel check-in

Dear delegates,

for those of you who have had accommodation arranged by us, we would like to inform you that check-in at the hotel Olšanka is on Sunday, 5th February 2017, from 14:00 until 18:00. Late-comers have to check-in on their own at the reception desk.

Information concerning the hotel to be found here: http://www.praguemun.cz/hotel-accommodation/.

Please be sure to check the Conference Schedule prior to your arrival in Prague: http://www.praguemun.cz/conference-schedule-2017/.

See you soon in Prague! 🙂

–Your Team MUN Prague

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Conference Schedule 2017 published

Dear chairs and delegates,

We have published a provisional Conference Schedule so as you could fix your travel arrangements. Please note that even though the conference starts on Monday, 6th February, the PragueMUN 2017 itself starts on Sunday at 19,00 with a welcoming event in the Café Louvre!

To see the Conference Schedule, please visit this link: http://www.praguemun.cz/conference-schedule-2017/.

See you soon in Prague! 🙂

–Team MUN Prague

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Press team applications open

Dear MUN enthusiasts,

We are looking for eager photographers and journalists who would help us to make the PragueMUN2017 conference truly unforgettable experience for all!

For more information, visit a dedicated page: Applications 2017.

Team MUN Prague

 

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Greetings from Warsaw!

Earlier this week a delegation from the University of Economics, Prague participated in the conference and simulation Young Visegrad organized by our partner SKN Spraw Zagranicznych SGH. The delegation represented the Czech Republic at V4 level. As delegates Anna Saidlová, Diana Max, Kseniya Sheshyna, Ivana Kostelanská and Maxim Mayboroda represented MUN Prague in Warsaw. It was a unique opportunity to discuss topics, such as the migration crisis, Brexit and to listen to distinguished guests.

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PragueMUN 2016 is over!

The Fifth edition of Prague Model United Nations that took place from 8th to 11th February at the University of Economics is over and we — the Secretary body — are more than delighted to have met with so many hard-working and enthusiastic people from up to 20 foreign countries.

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One big “thank you” belongs to chairs, the Under-Secretary-General and all delegates who have their undeniable share of the PragueMUN’s success.

We hope that you enjoyed your sessions and social events in Prague and also that we will meet with many of you during the next PragueMUN sessions in 2017! 🙂

Happy and safe homeward journey!

— PragueMUN Team

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Public Address of Secretary General

PragueMUN’s Secretary General, in a public address on February 11, 2016, referring to the developing crisis in the island of Cyprus.

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NATO – IAEA: Best friends forever against cyberterrorism

After long silence, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization finally issued a Communiqué addressing the threat of cyber-terrorism and the attack against Doel nuclear energy plant.

In the document, NATO harshly compares the spread of cyber capabilities with the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Surprisingly, the international organization chose to remain silent about the cyber attack on the Doel nuclear energy plant in Belgium.

The International Atomic Energy Association responded to the Communiqué and pledged their assistance to improving security standards in nuclear power plants worldwide. The organization also decided on an IAEA emergency session in Vienna with the purpose of developing the Cyber Emergency Response Team (CERT).

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Two bombs explode in Laayoune, UN Security Council remains silent

Towards noon, two explosions went off in public spaces of Laayoune, Western Sahar. In the midst of chaos, up to 20 fatal victims and dozens of injured have been reported by local authorities.

Few minutes after the incident, Al Qaeda in the Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility for the attack through several online sources. Hassan Halloumi, spokesperson of Morocco’s Ministry of Interior, has been swift to accuse the Polisario Front, the Sahrawi opposition organization in Western Sahara, of collaborating with AQIM to carry out the attack. Sahara officials have strongly denied these accusations, restating their commitment towards an autonomous Sahrawi authority in Western Sahara.

The UN Security Council, which was reportedly close to reaching a resolution on the issue of Western Sahara, may ...

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El Niño seeps down Latin America and several places in South East Asia

As weather conditions continue to worse, the El Niño weather phenomenon has already caused several damages to the infrastructure and agricultural production of developing countries across Latin America and South East Asia. In the wake of these events, members of both UNASUR and ASEAN demand better trading conditions in the international market and more lenient labor requirements by the World Trade Organization.

 

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Power shortage in Doel Nuclear Energy Plant, a hacker attack suspected

A power shortage in the Doel Nuclear Power Station, one of the two nuclear power plants in Belgium, was registered in the early hours of the morning. Early investigations point towards a breach in the plant’s internet security system. The attack comes in the midst of worldwide panic about a threat by the Anonymous hacker organization.

NATO’s North Atlantic Council, which has remained silent about Anonymous’s threat, is currently looking into the possibility of working together with the International Atomic Energy Association.

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