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DATES AND AGENDA

DATES
• Preparation of the BIMUN conference: 01 September - 20 December 2017
• Application of participants: 01 October 2017 – 20 January 2018
• Preparation of selected participants: 01 February – 10 March 2018
• BIMUN 2018 Conference: 14 – 18 March 2018
• Follow-up activities - "BIMUN Plus" Project: April – May 2018

AGENDA for the BIMUN 2018 Conference:

Wednesday, March 14
16.00 – 17.00: Registration of the participants (registration will also be possible on Thursday)
17.00 – 18.30: BIMUN Training session – preparation of participants
19.00:    Informal contacts and socializing of delegates

Thursday, March 15
10.00 – 10.45: Reception and registration of the participants
11.00 – 12.30: Opening Plenary session BIMUN 2018: guest speakers from UNRC and MFA, Cocktail
13.00 – 15.00: Lunch
15.30 – 18.30: Committee Sessions (GA, SC, SCCC, ECOSOC, HRC, UNESCO):

    • General Assembly legal committee (UNGA Sixth):
    • Security Council: Preventing Terrorism and Violent Extremism in the Horn of Africa
    • Security Council – Crisis Committee: Security in the Baltic region - crisis situation
    • Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC): The impact of climate change on employment and economic growth
    • Human Rights Council: Human Rights in Digital Age
    • UNESCO Executive Board: Fostering Freedom of Expression
21.00 – 01.00: Welcome dinner, "BIMUN World" - National evening

Friday, March 16
10.00 – 14.00: Committee Sessions - General debate:
    • The UN General Assembly legal committee (UNGA Sixth)
    • The UN Security Council
    • The UN Security Council Crisis Committee
    • Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
    • Human Rights Council
    • UNESCO Executive Board
14.00 – 16.00: Lunch
16.00 – 17.00: Informal consultations – drafting the resolution (lobbying)
17.00 – 19.00: Committee Sessions: Substantive debate
22.00 – 01.00: BIMUN Party

Saturday, March 17
10.00 – 14.00: Committee Sessions:
    • Substantive debate
    • Consideration of the draft resolutions
    • Time for individual meetings aimed at finalizing the draft resolutions
    • Adopting the Resolution
    • Voting for the best delegates
    • Evaluation form; end of committees session.
14.00 – 16.00: Lunch
16.00 - 17:00: BIMUN Dialogue cafe session
17:00:  Sightseeing, Free time
21.00 – 01.00: Farewell dinner, BIMUN Diplomats Ball

Sunday, March 18
10.00 – 11.30: BIMUN Plenary Session
11.30 – 12.00: Cocktail, BIMUN official photograph
12.00 – 12.30: BIMUN General Assembly – presentation of committee resolutions
12.30 – 14.00: Closing Ceremony of the BIMUN 2018 Conference:
handing out certificates to participants; best delegates announcement.