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EU Passes Resolutions, Votes Superlatives

By   174 days ago

After days of heated debate and distinct division, the European Union (EU) has successfully passed a resolution — Draft Resolution 1.2. This document hopes to introduce moderate reforms to the European Neighborhood Policy, primarily through economic measures. Perhaps more significant, however, was the voting of superlatives afterwards: Most Likely to Want to Be a Television [...]

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Checkmate in the North Korean Chess Game

By   174 days ago

I am a journalist, and as such it is my duty to report the truth, even when faced with consequences. After the press releases I made yesterday, a close friend asked whether I was experiencing Stockholm Syndrome, as my comments on the North Korean government were very kind. So here is the truth: I was [...]

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Ongoing Actions By Terrorists

By   175 days ago

An oil tanker was captured by the terrorist near the coast of Gabon. When Gabonian SWAT teams were storming the tanker, it was completely empty. All the oil reservoirs were found empty, as well as no person, neither terrorists nor kidnapped persons, were found. After inspecting the ship, the SWAT team found a handy from [...]

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You Go GLEN COCO!

By   175 days ago

Capitalism is a plague to mankind, according to Draft Resolution 1 of the United Nations International Children’s Fund. In fact, the writers of this draft resolution feel so firmly against capitalism and for communism, that they are resolved to “divert the course of humanity towards salvation” in a way that will “cast off [the proletariat's] [...]

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Breaking News: North Korean Government Threatens International Press Community

By   175 days ago

– In collaboration with CBC Moments ago, North Korean soliders burst into the Press Corps room, threatening the safety of members of the press, if they do not post articles pleading for the lifting of UN embargoes. These allegations can be verified by a video posted on the Press Corps website, linked here, courtesy of [...]

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Yemen Must Take More Action

By   175 days ago

Yemeni President is not doing enough to relieve his country of tragedy and fear. There has been a recent attack directed towards a NATO base in downtown Aden whereas 57 soldiers have been reported dead. 53 of these soldiers were American, 4 British, and 1 French. As we face yet another crisis in the Yemeni [...]

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CNN and BBC: You Can Breathe

By   175 days ago

Addressing the breaking news of the detaining of correspondents of CNN and BBC, the French government would like to send their sympathy for your conditions. Because North Korea is famous for their fabrication of media press releases, the Agence France-Presse would like to educate the public on the questionable publishings of the North Korean governments. [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Location of Detained Journalists Revealed

By   175 days ago

The New York Times has just received word of the exact location of the two detained journalists in North Korea. An unnamed source provided the agency with key details regarding the whereabouts of the agents, who are being detained on charges of espionage. Further updates to come.

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Delegates “Get Down” at Delegate Dance

By   174 days ago

By Caroline Connors, Bloomberg LP Sunday, February 2, HMUN Delegate Dance Last night, in the Sheraton Grand Ballroom, HMUN held their annual Delegate Dance for all delegations in the United Nations. One might be led to believe that honorable delegates would act as such at social events. Contrary to the common belief, the dance is quite rowdy. Nervous [...]

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EU Passes Resolutions, Votes Superlatives

By   174 days ago

After days of heated debate and distinct division, the European Union (EU) has successfully passed a resolution — Draft Resolution 1.2. This document hopes to introduce moderate reforms to the European Neighborhood Policy, primarily through economic measures. Perhaps more significant, however, was the voting of superlatives afterwards: Most Likely to Want to Be a Television [...]

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Canada’s Role in the OAS

By   174 days ago

Education was the topic of debate in this conference’s session of the Organization of American States (OAS). As a power player in the Americas, Canada played an important role procedures of the meetings. Jacqueline Stern, the Canadian delagate to the OAS, stated that Canada is working towards a resolution that will improve teaching and the [...]

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Checkmate in the North Korean Chess Game

By   174 days ago

I am a journalist, and as such it is my duty to report the truth, even when faced with consequences. After the press releases I made yesterday, a close friend asked whether I was experiencing Stockholm Syndrome, as my comments on the North Korean government were very kind. So here is the truth: I was [...]

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UN International Childen’s Fund Argues Resolution

By   175 days ago

By Caroline Connors, Bloomberg LP Saturday February 1, United Nations International Children’s Fund The United Nations International Children’s Fund is currently arguing whether religion should be a tool through which child labor can be stopped. Members of the committee have drafted a resolution which seeks to eliminate, if not, limit child labor around the world. Combing through [...]

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EU Fiercely Divided

By   175 days ago

The European Union (EU) is locked in fervent debate regarding two draft resolutions circulating committee. Two major encampments have emerged, with the fundamental battle boiling down to moderate change vs. radical overhaul. “We’re focused on practicality, not Utopian beliefs,” stated the delegation of Cyprus, as he explained the key ideals behind Draft Resolution 1.2. “It’s [...]

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Roses are Red… (HIR, El Pais, AP)

By   175 days ago

A stack of roses sit on the dias. The chair picks up a rose to be read and leans in toward the microphone. The note is opened. Giggles break out amongst the delegates. An embarassed delegate walks up to the front to collect the rose with their face becoming as red as the rose they are [...]

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You Go GLEN COCO!

By   175 days ago

Capitalism is a plague to mankind, according to Draft Resolution 1 of the United Nations International Children’s Fund. In fact, the writers of this draft resolution feel so firmly against capitalism and for communism, that they are resolved to “divert the course of humanity towards salvation” in a way that will “cast off [the proletariat's] [...]

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Human Trafficking to Stop Human Trafficking – HIR, El Pais

By   174 days ago

During the opening ceremony, the keynote speaker from the Polaris Project spoke out against human trafficking and asked the committees for their support. Committees have been attempting to raise money through donations to meet a $10,000 goal. As part of achieving this goal, some committees have gone to the extreme. In the legal committee, dais’ [...]

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Pope Graces DISEC

By   174 days ago

An unexpected visitor found his way to today’s DISEC committee session. Pope Benedict XVI appeared from the backdoor of the conference room, surprising the delegates who were hard at work drafting their working papers. The Pontiff marched through the centre isle of the committee floor blessing each delegate with Holy Water as they rose to pay [...]

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Nuclear Energy is the Better Option

By   174 days ago

The Special Political and Decolonization Committee has been discussing nuclear globalism for the past few days—specifically nuclear power, a clean and cheap source of energy that many countries have recently become dependent on. With about 110 commercial reactors generating one-fifth of the nation’s electricity, the United States relies greatly upon nuclear fission, which is when [...]

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“Imagine you are…”

By   175 days ago

Today a very determined delegate from Albania has inspired a lot of countries in the SOCHUM committee with his speech dealing with medical conditions in low resource and low incom countries. “First of all, I would like to thank evreybody for the encouragments after the first speech failed. As I said before imagine you are a [...]

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Military Intervention: The Syrian Standpoint

By   175 days ago

After sitting through countless hours of debate about the state of their country and other countries experiencing democratic uprising, the Syrian delegates of the DISEC comitee are finally ready to express their point of view. Q: Your country’s name has come up quite a lot in the last few days of discussion regarding military intervention. [...]

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The Younger Members of Model UN

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By   175 days ago

Bora Bozkurt (second row) sits in the midst of committee giants. As I walk through each comittee, delving through the issues of the world, I see a common, yet unrelated trend: middle schoolers. Their height is uncanny and without a facial hair to be seen, these tiny tots are popping up everywhere. The increasing presence of youth [...]

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China, UK and Luxembourg Propose Incentives for Arab Corporations

By   175 days ago

The governments of China, the United Kingdom and Luxembourg proposed to offer incentives to Arab corporations that increase the number of women in their workforce. A Chinese delegate stated that his country was willing to offer fiscal incentives for Arab companies that invest in women employees. According to the delegation of Luxembourg, the proposal should [...]

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Pending solutions for child soldiers

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By   176 days ago

The legal committee is in heated debate to determine how to eliminate child soldiers. The P.A.I.D. Plan, which has the most support with 54 signatories, was created collaboratively by Afghanistan, Germany and the United States. P.A.I.D. stands for prevention, awareness, integration and demobilization. The P.A.I.D. plan addresses issues of child soldiers in the Middle East, [...]

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EU Passes Resolutions, Votes Superlatives

By   174 days ago

After days of heated debate and distinct division, the European Union (EU) has successfully passed a resolution — Draft Resolution 1.2. This document hopes to introduce moderate reforms to the European Neighborhood Policy, primarily through economic measures. Perhaps more significant, however, was the voting of superlatives afterwards: Most Likely to Want to Be a Television [...]

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UN International Childen’s Fund Argues Resolution

By   175 days ago

By Caroline Connors, Bloomberg LP Saturday February 1, United Nations International Children’s Fund The United Nations International Children’s Fund is currently arguing whether religion should be a tool through which child labor can be stopped. Members of the committee have drafted a resolution which seeks to eliminate, if not, limit child labor around the world. Combing through [...]

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EU Fiercely Divided

By   175 days ago

The European Union (EU) is locked in fervent debate regarding two draft resolutions circulating committee. Two major encampments have emerged, with the fundamental battle boiling down to moderate change vs. radical overhaul. “We’re focused on practicality, not Utopian beliefs,” stated the delegation of Cyprus, as he explained the key ideals behind Draft Resolution 1.2. “It’s [...]

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You Go GLEN COCO!

By   175 days ago

Capitalism is a plague to mankind, according to Draft Resolution 1 of the United Nations International Children’s Fund. In fact, the writers of this draft resolution feel so firmly against capitalism and for communism, that they are resolved to “divert the course of humanity towards salvation” in a way that will “cast off [the proletariat's] [...]

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Breaking news: Ukrainian president shot in EU

By   175 days ago

Yesterday, the president of Ukraine was shot during a meeting of the European Union. Live from the scene, Justin Trombly from The New York Times in collaboration with AlJazeera, Harvard International Review and Reuters reports on this breaking news event.

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Crisis in CCPCJ forces prosecution of children

By   175 days ago

Delegations in the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice were faced with the difficult task of deciding whether or not to try a group of children who were involved in fighting between Syrian opposition forces and the sitting Syrian government. The rebel forces forced children to fight with them against the national army, but [...]

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Reincarnation of Steve Jobs Illuminates the UNESCAP

By   175 days ago

Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA Steve Jobs visited the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) to talk about the importance of labor for economic development. Steve Jobs talked about the ongoing issue of workers’ “low” wages in third world countries. He opposed that notion and said that it is instead a matter of [...]

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Ukrainian Government in Shambles, EU Scrambling, Russian Involvement Possible

By   176 days ago

The European Union (EU), entrenched in debating the integration of Ukraine, faces new challenges as chaotic developments in Ukraine shocked delegates, shortly after Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a fiery speech about the same nation. EU delegates received word of massive escalation in Ukraine’s current chaos, which entailed attacks on governmental establishments and the disappearance [...]

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Canada’s Role in the OAS

By   174 days ago

Education was the topic of debate in this conference’s session of the Organization of American States (OAS). As a power player in the Americas, Canada played an important role procedures of the meetings. Jacqueline Stern, the Canadian delagate to the OAS, stated that Canada is working towards a resolution that will improve teaching and the [...]

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RSA Recapitulation

By   174 days ago

ENGLISH RSA has been a committee that has not failed to show their dedication to the problems at hand. Although there are many differing approaches of how to resolve the conflicts, no issue was left unresolved. The RSA primarily faced the problems of cyber terrorism, and the hacking of drones. The delegates received the pleasure [...]

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Checkmate in the North Korean Chess Game

By   174 days ago

I am a journalist, and as such it is my duty to report the truth, even when faced with consequences. After the press releases I made yesterday, a close friend asked whether I was experiencing Stockholm Syndrome, as my comments on the North Korean government were very kind. So here is the truth: I was [...]

Read More →

UN International Childen’s Fund Argues Resolution

By   175 days ago

By Caroline Connors, Bloomberg LP Saturday February 1, United Nations International Children’s Fund The United Nations International Children’s Fund is currently arguing whether religion should be a tool through which child labor can be stopped. Members of the committee have drafted a resolution which seeks to eliminate, if not, limit child labor around the world. Combing through [...]

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Breaking News: North Korean Government Threatens International Press Community

By   175 days ago

– In collaboration with CBC Moments ago, North Korean soliders burst into the Press Corps room, threatening the safety of members of the press, if they do not post articles pleading for the lifting of UN embargoes. These allegations can be verified by a video posted on the Press Corps website, linked here, courtesy of [...]

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Funny HMUN Moments: The Pen Thief

By   175 days ago

As I was exploring the general assemblies the past few days, I heard a story that intrigued me. Walking around the hotel, you’ll see tables set up with various necessities for the delegates- water, candies and pens. However, on the second floor, you’ll see a lack of one of these items. It has been suggested that [...]

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Letter to North Korean Government from BBC Capitalist Pig Reporter

By   175 days ago

NOTE: This letter has been paraphrased, edited, and redacted to fit the standards of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea press. “To the North Korean Government: Since I was a child, I have always yearned for adventure.” The reporter went on to describe how she enjoys climbing foliage and walking past homeless individuals on her [...]

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Genocide in Rwanda has erupted into civil war

By   175 days ago

The genocide in Rwanda has evolved into a full-fledged civil war, and the Historical Security Council is scrambling to prevent the ethnic conflict from spilling over into nearby regions. The sitting government of Rwanda led by the MRND political party is dominated by the ethnic Hutu’s, a minority tribe prevalent in northern Rwanda. The genocide [...]

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