Introducing Wellington High School’s Crisis Model United Nations 2017!

Our much anticipated event is back for 2017, calling all High School students to come and show off their debating skills, and to gain insight into the perspective of a United Nations member state on a eminent global issue.

The main topic for discussion this year is around the implications of a nuclear meltdown. The scenario begins with a North Korean nuclear reactor melting down near the border of South Korea, with the nuclear radiation spilling across the border and into the neighbouring seas. What are the consequences of this? How can the international community respond to this crisis?

If you have any questions, please direct them to the Communications Officer Charlotte Carter at [email protected]

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Timetable

Saturday 21st October 2017 Time Activity
08:30-9:00AM Registrations
9:00-9:30AM Opening Ceremony
9:30-11:15AM Committee Session One
11:15-11:45AM Morning Tea
11:45-12:30PM Guest Speaker
12:30-1:15PM Lunch
1:15-2:45PM Committee Session Two
2:45-3:30PM Workshop
3:30-4:00PM Afternoon Tea
4:00-4:15PM Closing Ceremony

Meet the Committee

Milo Costanza – Coordinator

Milo Costanza is the Coordinator for this event. He is a Year 13 Student at Wellington College and has been involved with UN Youth for three years. As the Coordinator, Milo has been our leader, in charge of overseeing all our work and making sure that everything has been running smoothly. Milo has three passports and is a huge Classics nerd.

Ananya Shamihoke – Educations Officer

Ananya Shamihoke is the Educations Officer for this event. She is a Year 13 Student at Wellington Girls’ College and this is her second year of involvement in UN Youth. As the Educations Officer, Ananya created all of the educational content for this event – the briefing papers and the resolution that you will all get to debate. Ananya genuinely enjoys sitting tests and exams and is mildly afraid of both bunny rabbits and escalators. In her words, they’re “both more than capable of eating me alive.”

Lara Najim – Logistics Officer

Lara Najim is the Logistics Officer for this event. She is a Year 13 Student at Saint Catherine’s College and this is her second year of involvement in UN Youth. As the Logistics Officer for this event, Lara has been organising the event venue and has been overseeing the catering to ensure that you’re all fed. Lara’s favourite subject is Biology and she is the leader of an after school programme. 

Charlotte Carter – Communications Officer

Charlotte is the Communications Officer for this event. She is a Year 13 student at Wellington East Girls’ College and this is her second year of involvement in UN Youth. As the Communications Officer, she has been rolling out all of the promotions and replying to all of your emails. Charlotte is a lover of cats, travelling, and Geography.

Information

Location

Wellington High School’s Crisis Model United Nations 2017 will be held at Samuel Marsden Collegiate School in Karori, Wellington. See the location of the school here.

The school is easily accessible from public transport. Just take the number three bus from Lambton Quay to the bus stop at Karori Normal School on Karori Road. Walk from this bus stop along Donald Street, then turn left at the first road which connects to Donald Street, and continue walking until you reach the school.

For more information regarding public transport, check out Metlink’s website: https://www.metlink.org.nz/

Dress Code

The dress code for this event is business attire or school uniform. Business attire is clothing that is suitable for the workplace, including but not limited to, suits, dress pants, dresses, skirts, blouses and pant suits.

Food

Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided at this conference. All dietary requirements, for example, vegetarian and vegan, will be catered for.

For any questions regarding any of these things, please contact the Communications Officer Charlotte Carter at [email protected]

Education Material

The resolution and briefing paper for this conference will be found as PDF files below:

Resolution

Briefing Paper