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24 febrero 2011

Convocatoria para jóvenes de 18 a 24 años para participar en el 2011 Global Model United Nations Conference - Corea




Call for Applications for 2011 Global Model UN Conference Officials

The United Nations Department of Public Information is inviting students to apply for positions 
as leaders of the conference – GMUN officials -- as outlined below.  

The following are eligible to apply for the Global Model UN Officials positions:  
• Students who have participated in university-level Model UN conferences and who, preferably, have experience as secretariat and general assembly officials in those conferences 
• Students who have excellent organizational skills and research and drafting skills  
• Students who are at least 18 but not older than 24 years of age at the time of the 
GMUN Conference and 
• Students who will have been enrolled in a university during the academic year in 
which the GMUN conference takes place – 2010/2011 
• Students must be fluent in English and/or French (the working languages of the 
United Nations and of the Global Model UN Conference)  
• Students must have a good academic record at their university 
Applicants must also have the following skills and experience:  
• The ability to communicate clearly and express thoughts and ideas in a coherent 
manner and prior public speaking experience 
• A working knowledge of the theme of the conference 
• A working knowledge of the work of the UN Secretariat and the General 
Assembly 
• A fair understanding of UN documentation, General Assembly rules of procedure 
and the process of drafting UN resolutions  
• Experience in working effectively in a team environment   
• The ability to plan and implement Model UN conference activities efficiently 
• The ability to prioritize responsibilities and to meet deadlines in a timely manner  

Until the electronic application is available on the website, please do the following: 
- send in your applications to: education-outreach@un.org
- send all required documents at the same time  
- the subject  line must contain: Your name, country and Application for GMUN official 
position.    
If we do not receive all required documents at the same time, your application will not be 
considered.   
Before completing the application, please read the “Guide for the Selection of GMUN Officials” 
for more information on each position as well as requirements you must fulfil in order to apply. 
Applicants not selected for official positions would be automatically accepted as delegates.
Positions
A number of senior UN Secretariat positions have been designated as leadership roles for the 
planning and management of the Global Model UN Conference.   
• Secretary-General 
• Four Under-Secretaries-General  
Under-Secretary-General of General Assembly Affairs and Conference 
Management 
Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs  
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs   
Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information 
• Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy to the Under-Secretary-General for General 
Assembly Affairs and Conference Management 
• Secretaries to the Main Committees of the General Assembly and other UN bodies as 
well as for special Conferences and Summits  (4) 
The group of Secretariat Officials will be geographically diverse and gender balanced.  
A number of officials of the General Assembly will be identified to take on leadership roles to 
manage the simulation of the General Assembly. Please note that candidates for these positions 
will be chosen from different regions to ensure that the leadership of the General Assembly is 
geographically diverse. 
• The President of the General Assembly (to be selected from the region where the 
conference is held)  
• Five (5 ) Vice-Presidents of the General Assembly  
• Four (4) Chairpersons of the four GA Committees  
• Four (4) Vice-Chairpersons of the four GA Committees 
• Four (4) Rapporteurs of the four GA Committees 
The deadline for submission of applications for GMUN officials is 15 March 2011.