Haileybury Astana Model United Nations Conference, Friday 28th, February until - Sunday, 1st March 2020.

Haileybury Astana Model United Nations is a Model UN conference hosted by Haileybury Astana School, one of the best British schools in Central Asia. HASMUN is an educational simulation of a United Nations conference, where delegates represent different assigned countries, advocate their policies, and debate real-life global issues.

The deadline for delegate registration is January 30, 2020. Please complete the form here.

*All students who wish to take part in HASMUN I need to be accompanied by a director.

Registration

Haileybury Astana Model United Nations Conference, Friday 28th, February until - Sunday, 1st March 2020.

Haileybury Astana Model United Nations is a Model UN conference hosted by Haileybury Astana School, one of the best British schools in Central Asia. HASMUN is an educational simulation of a United Nations conference, where delegates represent different assigned countries, advocate their policies, and debate real-life global issues.

The deadline for chair registration is January 15, 2020. Please complete the form here.

*All students who wish to take part in HASMUN I need to be accompanied by a director.

Registration

This year’s theme is: ‘A voice of peace for a secure tomorrow’

Our aims are:

-       To be accessible to all young people regardless of background, experience, or belief.

-       To raise the levels of political, social, and cultural understanding among young people

-       To inspire young people to genuinely engage with global problems.

-       To empower young people to find solutions to weighty conflicts, significant problems and global challenges

-        To encourage debate, active discussion, and negotiation as the vital means of solving problems.

-       To build up a generation, which cares about the future of the world. 

We will take part in the UNHCR Refugee Challenge, sponsored by the UN Refugee Agency. A special committee, the UNHCR, was created to address the global refugee challenges and issues.

We look forward to welcoming you to our HASMUN I 2020.

Together, we can build the future we want!

 

HASMUN is taking part in UNHCR MUN challenge

HASMUN I 2020 is a 3-day event held at Haileybury Astana School. Friday 28th, February until - Sunday, 1st March 2020. The schedule of events is as follows:

Day 1: Friday

Time

Event

8.00- 8.30

Registration of delegates

8.30 - 9.00

Meet the chairs

9.00-10:00

Opening Ceremony

10:00-13:00

Committee Session 1

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 16.45

Committee Session 2

16.45 - 17.00

Snack break

17.00 - 19.00

Committee Session 3

 

Day 2: Saturday

Time

Event

9:00-12:00

Committee Session 4

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13.00- 16:00

Committee Session 5

18.30 - 21.30

Social

 

Day 3: Sunday

Time

Event

9:00 - 11:30

Committee Session 6

11..30-12.00

Informal session

11:30-12:30

Closing Ceremony

 

Study guides for five committees

British independent school in Haileybury Astana

What is HASMUN?

HASMUN is a Model United Nations Conference where participants simulate United Nations itself and discuss upon global issues. For more information visit the Homepage

Where will HASMUN be hosted?

HASMUN will be hosted at Haileybury Astana School, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

What is the cost for participation?

The cost is 6,000 KZT ($15) per delegate; however, in order to ensure our MUN is truly accessible to all this is a suggested amount. Delegates are encouraged to pay what they can. The MUN conference will include all meals on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, delegate bags, and all materials needed for the conference. The chairs and supporting staff are not required to pay any fees.

What age of pupils is your conference aimed at?

High school and middle-school students are welcome to participate. We aim at students aged from 12 to 18.

What if I am new to MUN?

We strongly encourage all those hesitating to attend their first MUN conference to register and take part in our event. In order to make our sessions fruitful and engaging we welcome new and experienced MUNers. Do not be discouraged to participate, as we will provide detailed study guides for every committee with areas of further research, well-explained rules of procedure, and other support materials. Moreover, during the conference, our chairs and co-chairs will be more than happy to respond to any concerns or inquiries.

What should I bring to the conference?

All necessary materials, including meals, stationery, notes, etc. will be provided. However, we strongly encourage all delegates to bring their electronic devices (laptops and smartphones), as these will be needed when drafting working papers and resolutions and reference to study guide and position papers.

What is the dress code?

Participants are expected to dress formally during sessions and ceremonies, as MUN is a formal simulation of the UN conference. Business smart is expected from all delegates and chairs. 

How can I reach you through social media?

Instagram - coming soon!

What is the official language?

The official language is English

Do I need to send a position paper?

As a delegate, you are required to submit a position paper. The deadlines for submission will be announced closer to the event. Delegates, who failed to submit their position papers will not be eligible for awards.

Committees and Agenda

  • Security Council : Nuclear Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

  • General Assembly: Advancing Responsible State Behaviour in Cyberspace in the context of International Security

  • ECOSOC: Climate Change and Implications for Prevention

  • World Health Organization: Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy

  • UNHCR: Climate change and forced displacement

  • UNICEF: Child Refugee and Migrant Crisis

Secretariat

Zhaniya Murzalina, Secretary General

Zhaniya Murzalina

Secretary General
zmuralina@haileyburyastana.kz
Diana Ryazanova, Deputy Secretary General

Diana Ryazanova

Deputy Secretary General
dryazanova@haileyburyastana.kz
Zhanerke Zhumash, Director of Administration

Zhanerke Zhumash

Director of Administration
zzhumash@haileyburyastana.kz
Ademma Zhuman, Director of Communication

Ademma Zhuman

Director of Communication
azhuman@haileyburyastana.kz
Ms Rachel Breckon, MUN Director

Ms Rachel Breckon

MUN Director
r.breckon@haileyburyastana.kz

Haileybury Astana and Haileybury Almaty are committed to the welfare and Safeguarding of young people. As part of our recruitment processes we require all applicants to undergo police checks and U.K. DBS checks and we operate clear safeguarding protocols.

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
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