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.

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)

XV Annual Session

The XV Annual Session of HELIMUN will be held May 6-7, 2015. The theme for the XV Annual Session is 'Sustainable Development'.

We are honoured to inform that Ms Inka Länsimäki has been appointed the Secretary-General and Ms Nana Dufie the Deputy Secretary-General for the XV Annual Session. Congratulations!

The International Court of Justice will tackle the case 'the Marshall Islands vs the nine nuclear states'.

Research Reports Online

The research reports for HELIMUN XIV Annual Session are now online, under XIV Annual Session (2014). They are information packets on every question in the agenda. We highly encourage all delegates to study the reports carefully while preparing for HELIMUN.

Assistant Conference Manager Appointed

Mr Emil Aaltonen has been appointed Assistant Conference Manager to work together with the Conference Manager Mr Julius Uusinarkaus.

Congratulations!

The SG and DSG have been chosen

Mr Viktor Finnilä from the International School of Helsinki has been appointed Secretary General and Ms Victoria Odum from Kulosaari Upper Secondary School the Deputy Secretary General for the XIV Annual Session.

Congratulations!

Speech of the Secretary-General Mr Coel Thomas

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Mr. President, honorable student officers, esteemed delegates, ladies and gentlemen.

XIII Annual Session (2013)

The guest speaker Mr Pekka Haavisto
The guest speaker Mr Pekka Haavisto

The HELIMUN XII Annual Session was held at Kulosaari Secondary School on May 7-8, 2013. The theme of the XIII Annual Session was Human Rights and the issues on the agenda were all somehow related to human rights. The HRC issues were the Question of contemporary forms of slavery and the Question of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and in the Security Council the delegates were trying to find a solution to the Question of the conflict between Sudan and South-Sudan and the Question of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

Voting in the Security Council
Voting in the Security Council



HELIMUN XVIII Annual Session

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

Countdown

16 days since HELIMUN XIX.