A training session on Model UN Conference was organized in Tehran by the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in cooperation with the International Studies Journal (ISJ). The Model UN Conference will simulate the session of the Security Council on “Non-proliferation/Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)”.
The full day session was held at the UN Office in Iran on 3 August 2017 with the participation of some 40 graduate students, participants of the Model UN (MUN) Conference.
After UNIC Officer-in-Charge Mr. Mohammad Moghadam welcoming remarks, University Professor and the editor-in-chief of the ISJ Dr. Mehdi Zakerian, spoke about the new educational methods in law and international relations focusing on the Security Council simulation for the participants of the MUN.
Then, Ambassador Bagher Asadi, former diplomat and a member of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s “Panel of Eminent Persons on Civil Society and UN Relationships,” spoke about art of diplomatic negotiations. He also briefed the participants about a successful simulation. He encouraged them to hold the simulation in English.