7th Model Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 6-10 July 2016
The 7th Model ASEM is a 3-day youth conference and political simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. It is a platform for students to exchange perspectives on Asia-Europe collaborations and build long-term relations between youth of the two continents. Through role-play, research, case-studies and practical trainings the participants will enhance their diplomacy, negotiation, consensus-building and public-speaking skills. Personal meeting between the students and the government leaders of the 51 ASEM countries are envisaged.
ASEF has launched the Open Call for Application and warmly invites students to apply. The deadline for applications is Friday, 13 May 2016, 23:59 GMT.
In conjunction with the 11th ASEM Summit and the 20th Anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process, Model ASEM serves as a sustainable platform for the youth to engage with the ASEM process and to create direct interactions with the ASEM Leaders. Participants will develop a consensus-based Chair’s Statement, which is to be presented to the ASEM Leaders at the Opening Ceremony of the ASEM11.
The programme includes online pre-conference research and training modules with individual tasks, case studies and team work exercises. During the 3-day programme in Ulaanbaatar, participants will join plenary sessions, working groups and practical trainings with a focus on the 3 ASEM pillars: economic, political and socio-cultural. Visits to Diplomatic Missions of ASEM countries located in Ulaanbaatar will be arranged and, where possible, interactions between the young leaders and the ASEM Leaders facilitated.
The 7th Model ASEM is your opportunity to discover your diplomatic vein!
When? 6-10 July 2016
Where? Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
Apply! here by Friday, 13 May 2016, 23:59 GMT. http://asef.org/projects/themes/education/3723-model-asem-2016
Accommodation, meals and travel subsidy will be provided for the selected participants.