MUN in Azerbaijan

MUN Network in Azerbaijan

Views: 309 is the initiative within the joint project of the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan and UNDP Azerbaijan called “Creating new platforms to support active youth engagement in global policy debates”. The initiative aims to support institutionalization of Model UN in Azerbaijan through establishment of the Model UN clubs in the universities and academic institutions of the country.

The major outputs of this component of the project are: 

  • Creation of national Model UN network 
  • Engagement of different universities to join the national MUN network
  • Assistance in organizing MUNs at the university level
  • Preparation of national MUN guidelines and documentation aligned with UNDPI guidelines
  • Training of trainers on preparing and running a Model UN Conference
  • Supporting national youth to participate in international MUN conferences
  • Organizing national and international Model UN conferences

As the network of the Model UN clubs in the universities of Azerbaijan, currently unites Model UN clubs in the following universities :
  • ADA University 
  • Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Baku State University
  • Azerbaijan University of Languages
  • Baku Slavic University
  • Azerbaijan State Economic University
  • Qafqaz University
  • Khazar University

Model United Nations is an excellent tool for publicizing UN values among
 young people, raising awareness among youth on UN work, as well as building.