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Bratislava Model United Nations
TypeAnnual Conference
Official language
AffiliationsGymnasium Jur Hronec

The Bratislava Model United Nations (BratMUN) conference is an annual four-day event for high-school Model United Nations students. The conference is organized and held by the 4 IBD students from the IB program at Gymnasium Jur Hronec. BratMUN is funded by the Novohradska Foundation and supported financially or product-wise by numerous sponsors throughout the years. It is currently in its 20th installment.[1][2][3]

Committee Sessions

BratMUN features a host of committees including the Security Council (SC), Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), the Human Rights Council (HRC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Disarmament and International Security(DISEC), the Historical Security Council (HSC), etc. Delegates in these committees represent member states of the United Nations, explore approaches to foreign problems and establish resolutions addressing these issues. BratMUN has also featured a non-UN crisis committee. Some of the topics dealt by the delegates at BratMUN were the abolishment of the death penalty, nuclear disarmament, sea piracy, nuclear energy, the abolishment of sexual harassment at workplaces, or at armed conflicts, future regulations of digital privacy and much more.[1][4][3][5]

Past Venues

Some of the past BratMUN conference premises include:

  • Pan-European university[6]
  • The Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University
  • National Council of the Slovak Republic[7][8]

Notable Speakers

  • 2001 - Mikulas Dzurinda (former Prime minister)[9]
  • 2004 - Ben Slay (Director of regional United Nations Development Programme Office), Norbert Brada (Diplomat for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs SR), Pavol Smykala (Chief military psychologist of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic)[9]
  • 2011 - Rastislav Kacer (President of the Slovak Atlantic Commission), Milan Jezovica (State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic)[10]
  • 2012 - Jean-Marie Bruno (French Ambassador), Lucia Zitnanska (ex-Minister of Justice SR), Theodor Sedgwick (American Ambassador), Sonja Wintersberger (Deputy to the Director of UNIS Vienna)
  • 2013 - Janos Tiszovsky (Director of UNIS Vienna)
  • 2014 - Martin Nesirky (Director of UNIS Vienna)[11]
  • 2015 - Martin Bútora (Deputy to former president Andrej Kiska)
  • 2016 - Lucia Zitnanska (ex-Minister of Justice SR)[12][13]
  • 2018 - Miroslav Lajcak (Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs)[14]

Other Notable Speakers

Eduard Kukan (Minister of foreign affairs SVK), Ronald Weiser (Ambassador for USA in Slovakia), Roderik Todd (Ambassador of UK in Slovakia), Michael Roberts (British Ambassador)


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  10. "Verejnosť a médiá : Udalosti : Začalo sa modelové zasadanie OSN za účasti 150 študentov z mnohých krajín - Národná rada Slovenskej republiky". Retrieved 2020-08-08.
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  14. "Minister Lajčák Talks to High School Students about the Role of the UN in Today's World - Current Issues - Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic". Retrieved 2020-08-08.

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