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  • Security Council — Harvard WorldMUN
    directed at HMUN and HNMUN as well as at conferences in Beijing China and Lima Peru Rohan also serves as one of the Head Delegates of Harvard s traveling Model UN team He enjoys watching movies listening to music hanging out with friends and making terrible terrible puns He is excited to meet all of you in March and is looking forward to the solutions you come up with in order to address the myraid of problems you will encounter in the Security Council at WorldMUN 2016 Please feel free to reach out to him with any questions The Topic Crisis in Cyprus The conflict in Cyprus has its roots in territorial disputes going back over a millennium Cyprus has historically been under the yoke of an empire whether that empire be the Greek Ottoman or British Consistent imperial influences have resulted in an identity crisis for the people of Cyprus as some identify strongly with the Greeks and some with the Turks This identity crisis has manifested itself in economic political and even military conflict with some Cypriotes going to blows for their beliefs Various power sharing agreements have been agreed on over time but none have succeeded in bringing peace and stability to the island nation The northern part of the island declared itself the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus 1983 and is only recognized as a sovereign entity by Turkey The UN has been involved in the conflict since 1964 when the Security Council established a peacekeeping force in Cyprus to prevent further violence This force has only increased in size and scope in the years since and has been maintained at a cost of 57 million The UN also actively maintains a Green Line buffer zone to prevent the Greek controlled South from clashing with the

    Original URL path: http://www.worldmun.org/security-council (2016-02-16)
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  • Emergency Summit on the European Refugee Crisis — Harvard WorldMUN
    Emergency Summit on the European Refugee Crisis Toby Roper 17 Emergency Summit on the European Refugee Crisis Meet the Chair Toby is a junior at Harvard studying Social Studies and Economics with a particular focus on migration and ethnic conflict Born in London Toby is still proudly British despite being fortunate enough to grow up in Singapore and Vancouver It is with this international spirit that Toby approaches Model United Nations and that has led him to staff multiple conferences in Boston India and China as part of the Harvard International Relations Council When he is not in the classroom or committee room Toby plays scrum half and sits on the board for the Harvard Rugby team He is incredibly excited about joining the WorldMUN family and cannot wait to get to Rome and meet all the delegates The Topic When the UN estimated that over 4 million people had been displaced by the conflict in Syria United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres remarked that this was the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation Meanwhile refugee numbers from North Africa particularly from Sudan and Libya are rapidly increasing European countries the intended destinations for the growing number of refugees have faced the challenge of increasing numbers arriving at their shores While some like Germany and Sweden have accepted refugees in great numbers others like the United Kingdom are under increasing pressure from within to do more to accommodate the refugees trying to reach safety in their country The overall European response to the crisis has been characterized by inaction confusion and a lack of a universal policy While the European Union does have legislation in place for dealing with refugees it has been inconsistently applied and found unsuitable for the scale of the current

    Original URL path: http://www.worldmun.org/emergency-summit-on-the-european-refugee-crisis (2016-02-16)
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  • FIFA Executive Committee — Harvard WorldMUN
    at Harvard College from Greenwich Connecticut planning on concentrating in Social Studies with a secondary in the Study in Religion Growing up Nick developed a passion for learning about other countries and cultures From a young age mainly by watching international football matches he became fascinated with the diversity of backgrounds represented by the players and supporters on TV Throughout his time in college he has cultivated his passion for international relations by becoming involved in Model United Nations At present he is a member of Harvard s competitive intercollegiate Model UN team a director for the HMUN HNMUN and Model Security Council conferences and the secretary for the International Relations Council Outside of IR he spends his spare time as a part of the Harvard Democrats a member of the JFK Jr Forum committee at the Institute of Politics and a blogger writing about club football The Topics Topic A Coordination with Domestic Leagues Under its current structure FIFA does not have formalized procedures for interacting with or establishing policies applying to domestic club football leagues Rather it only interacts with national football federations who may or may not have strong relations with their club leagues or large clubs such as Manchester United or FC Barcelona On a variety of issues including healthcare and concussions player compensation and third party ownership of contracts FIFA is unable to achieve much of the change it desires because of its limited power as a centralized entity Thus in order to maximize its impact and productivity FIFA must focus on ways to create a effective framework for cooperation with leagues of varied developmental levels from Germany s Bundesliga to the US and Canada s Major League Soccer to the Tanzania Premier League in order to initiate development and reform Topic B The 2018

    Original URL path: http://www.worldmun.org/fifa-executive-committee (2016-02-16)
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  • Head Delegate/Faculty Advisors — Harvard WorldMUN
    Visit mymun net and register using your email address and a secure password Save your password in a secure place as you will need to use it in the future 1 Click either Explore MUNs or the DISCOVER button top of the page 2 Click Apply Now on the WorldMUN banner 3 Fill in your personal information You will add your delegates information in a later step 4 Click Found a Delegation 5 On the next page click on Faculty Advisor or Head Delegate and estimate as accurately as possible the size of your delegation you must have at least four students and no more than 21 Answer the Application Questions bottom of the screen 6 Add members to your delegation on the next page Click Generate New Code under Invitation URL and share this link with members of your delegation or if they are already members of MyMUN invite them via name in the box to the left of Invitation URL 7 Click View My Application under Delegation Members to complete your application 8 Submit your Motivation and edit any of your Application Questions on the next page Delegates who would like to apply to Crisis Committees should answer the questions for any committee of interest to them 9 Please consult our country matrix to the right of Preferences to match the size of your delegation to a country Select your top five country preferences Delegates interested in representing a specific character in a Crisis Committee can select specific characters from the Country list but selecting a character preference here is not necessary to submit a complete application to a crisis committee 10 Press Submit Application 11 Once accepted return to your delegation home page to complete payment for the Application Fee press Payment Fill in the number of

    Original URL path: http://www.worldmun.org/head-delegatefaculty-advisors (2016-02-16)
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  • Single Delegates — Harvard WorldMUN
    RB CRISIS COMMITTEES Rule of Procedures Country Matrix Social Events Night Zero Global Village The Great Beauty 60 s Cabaret The Divine Comedy Farewell Toga Party 2016 Conference Rome MMXVI Conference Schedule Accommodation and Venue Conference Fees Visas Conference Policies Conference Events Opening Ceremony Pope Francis Closing Ceremony Registration How to Apply Registration Timeline Register Now Single Delegates How to Register Visit mymun net and register using your email address and a secure password Save your password in a secure place as you will need to use it in the future 1 Click either Explore MUNs or the DISCOVER button top of the page 2 Click Apply Now on the WorldMUN banner 3 Fill in your personal information 4 Answer the Application Questions bottom of the screen 5 Click View My Application under Delegation Members to complete your application 6 Submit your Motivation and edit any of your Application Questions on the next page 7 Please consult our country matrix to the right of Preferences to match the size of your delegation to a country Select your top five country preferences 8 Press Submit Application or save as a draft 9 Return to your home page to complete payment for

    Original URL path: http://www.worldmun.org/head-delegatefaculty-advisors-1 (2016-02-16)
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