Helsinki International Model United Nations HELIMUN ry is a student run, non-profit organisation registered in Helsinki, Finland. HELIMUN ry arranges an annual, international Model United Nations conference for secondary school students. HELIMUN conferences provide an unique opportunity for students to practice their public speaking and language skills and deepen their understanding of contemporary international issues and the work of United Nations.

XVIII Annual Session (2018) sticky icon

The XVIII Annual Session of HELIMUN will be held in Kulosaari Secondary School May 8-9, 2018. The theme of the 18th session is A Divided World .

Invitation letters to schools will be sent in September and the last day to enrol your school is November 30, 2017.

HELIMUN 2016 Appointments

The Conference Manager for HELIMUN 2016 is Mr Emil Aaltonen. On September 28 Mr Johannes Raami was appointed Assistant Conference Manager.

The Executive Student Officers were appointed as follows; Mr Tomi Sirola Secretary General (SG), Ms Aino Kiiveri Deputy Secretary General (DSG) and Mr Nicholas Colb President of the General Assembly (PGA).

HELIMUN 2015 NGOs and NMDs

Amnesty International
FAO
Human Rights Watch
Greenpeace
IAEA
ICRC
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Palestine
UNCTAD
UNDP
UNEP
UNICEF
UNWOMEN
WHO
World Bank

Security Council Member States

The following member states will be represented in the XV Annual Session of HELIMUN:

Argentina
Australia
Chad
Chile
China
France
Jordan
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Nigeria
Republic of Korea
Russian Federation
Rwanda
United Kingdom
United States of America

Delegation Assignments

The following schools will be participating in HELIMUN 2015:
Maunula Lower Secondary School, the German School of Helsinki, the International School of Helsinki, the Anglo-American School of Moscow, Espoo International School, Ressu Upper Secondary School, Ressu Lower Secondary School and Kulosaari Secondary School.

All other schools except Kulosaari will be informed their delegation assignments by Friday Feb 14. Kulosaari students will get their delegation assignments after February 23.

Research Reports Online

The research reports for HELIMUN XV Annual Session are now online, under XV Annual Session (2015), or simply click here. They are information packets on every question in the agenda. We highly encourage all delegates to study the reports carefully while preparing for HELIMUN.

Issues on the Agenda (2016)

1st Committee of the General Assembly (Disarmament & International Security)
The question of the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons
The question of the maintenance of international security and stability in South-Eastern Europe

2nd Committee of the General Assembly (Environment)
The question of the effects of migration on environment
The question of access to clean water as a cause of conflict

3rd Committee of the General Assembly (Special Political)

Appointments

Title Name School
Secretary General Mr. Tomi Sirola Kulosaari Upper Secondary School
Deputy Secretary General Ms. Aino Kiiveri Kulosaari Upper Secondary School
 
Title Name School
President of the General Assembly


HELIMUN XVIII Annual Session

The next, XVIII Annual Session of HELIMUN will take place at Kulosaari Secondary School May 8-9 2018.

Countdown

149 days until HELIMUN XVIII.