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Ban Ki-Moon Wants YOU!

community5That might be hyperbole, but it is true that Wesleyan Model United Nations Club will have its first info session for all loquacious later-in-life lawyers and the like. Sadichchha “Nailed It” Adhikari ’16 writes in with a lot of exclamation points and a few further details:

Model United Nations Informational Meeting

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If you thought your Model UN days ended with high school, think again my friends. If adults in Pawnee, Indiana can appreciate this fine activity, you will probably find unbounded joy in dominating a moderated caucus in college. Want to know what that means?  Sadichchha “Not A Freshman Anymore” Adhikari ’16 will tell you!

Can’t stop thinking about nukes? Want to express your love for politics? Want to improve your public speaking skills?!?!?!??! Look no further, Model UN is the place for you! Come to the semesters first informational meeting this Saturday. It’ll be a short meeting to give you an idea of what MUN is like at Wesleyan.

Date: Saturday, February 8th
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 110
Facebook: Right here

WesMUN Informational Meeting

Want to rule the world (or, you know, help it become a better place)? WesMUN is the place to start. Just take it from Sadichchha Adhikari ’16:

Wesleyan’s Model United Nations is hosting it’s first Informational Meeting of the year on Saturday (September 14th). Experience or no experience, come and find out more. (WE’LL HAVE CANDY!!!) For more information contact Sadichchha at sadhikari@wes or Saahil at sbhargava@wes.

Date: Saturday, September 14th, 2013
Time: 1–2 PM
Place: Usdan 108
Cost: Free! With candy!

Lecture: Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu on “United Nations in the Next Decade”

Wesleyan Model United Nations presents a conversation with Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu, UNESCO Human Rights Chair:

The United Nations in the Next Decade: Challenges and Opportunities
A Conversation with Dr. Amii Omara-Otunnu, UNESCO Human Rights Chair

Dr. Omara-Otunnu is the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Human Rights Chair.

Alongside his UNESCO chairmanship, he is also the Executive Director of the Institute of Comparative Human Rights at the University of Connecticut. From his days as the first Secretary-General of Harvard University’s African Students’ Association to his current service as UNESCO Chair, Dr. Omara-Otunnu has long championed the cause of human rights, both in the United States and Uganda. An internationally recognized human rights advocate and scholar, his commentary has been seen and heard on the BBC, Voice of America and National Public Radio.

Date: Wednesday, March 31
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge

Model United Nations info session

Wes Model United Nations meeting on Sunday:

Join Wesleyan Model United Nations for our first meeting of the semester. To be added to our listserv or if you’ve got questions, contact Lorenzo Piccio’ 10 (lpiccio at wesleyan.edu) or Kumail Akbar’ 12 (sakbar at wesleyan.edu).

Date: Sunday, Sept. 20
Time: 9:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Place: PAC 421

Obama’s Foreign Policy – Lecture with Gov Profs

Join Wesleyan Model United Nations and Erica Chenoweth, Douglas C. Foyle, Michael B. Nelson of the Government Department for a wide-ranging discussion on the mounting international challenges confronting the new administration:


President Obama and the World: A Sea Change in U.S. Foreign Policy?

Nearly one hundred days into his presidency, what does the future hold for the foreign policy of Barack Obama?

Date: Friday, April 17
Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Place: PAC 001