'An Eye on Justice and Peace'-Whitefish Bay High School Model United Nations Program - Jan 9

Event Dates: 
01/09/21

Sat Jan 9, 10 - 11:30 am 'An Eye on Justice and Peace'-A Virtual Zoom Event Featuring Presentations and Discussion with Members of the Whitefish Bay High School Model United Nations Program. They will discuss issues of the Peace Palace in the Hague, which houses the International Court of Justice, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and the Hague Academy of International Justice. Their presentations followed by  responding to questions and comments. Panelists: - Oliver Niehaus on “The History of the United Nations and It’s Future” - Caroline Van Bell on “The Workings of the International Criminal Court” - Lydia Lancina on “The Workings of the International Court of Justice”- Shaan Joshi on “The Importance of Model United Nations to the United Nations”-Sofia Englund and Anavi Prakash on “An Overview of Model United Nations”.  Model United Nations (MUN) is an educational simulation and academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches participants speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to in-depth research, critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. MUN is meant to engage students and allow them to develop a deeper understanding into current world issues. MUN empowers young Americans with tools and experiences that prepare them to be the next generation of global leaders.

Advanced Registration is Required: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkc-igrzksGd3-_gc8OjiNcwmra-xZ-bmg . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. The Annual UNA-Greater Milwaukee Business Meeting will follow the presentations. For more information: Contact Annette Robertson at annettejoanrobertson@gmail.com  or 414.332.3303. The UNA-GM website is available at www.unamilwaukee.weebly.com