Students’ Model United Nations is an annual conference organized in a form of academic simulation of the United Nations and its councils. SMUN is organized by Students’ Club of Political Science Faculty at the University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina, in a partnership with Model United Nations Slovenia, Center for National Development Studies in Belgrade and Republic of Serbia.
It was first held in October, 2014 and since then, it has hosted more than 150 participants from all over the globe. This year edition of SMUN will simulate the work of Human Rights Council and Security Council and will take place at the University of Banja Luka and National Assembly of Republic of Srpska, on October 18th -22nd , 2017.
All young leaders and youth under the age of 30 who are interested in international diplomacy can apply.
Application deadline is on October 10th,2017
This year edition of SMUN will give participants an opportunity to discuss ongoing issues of Nuclear proliferation, International terrorism measures, Child military service and Protection of women and girls in war zones. With their assigned countries, participants will be asked to do a research on country’s national and foreign policies, its global position and international relations. Beside the committee sessions, they wish to provide participants with an opportunity for networking, information exchange and informal discussions, which will be conducted through social events and study visits.
One of the conference goals is to educate guests from all over the world on national culture, policies and academic systems, as well as to promote academic exchange between University of Banja Luka and other academic institutions.