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.

Assistant Conference Manager Appointed

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


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.


Speech of the Secretary-General Mr Coel Thomas


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 2013 photos

Photos taken during HELIMUN 2013 will be uploaded to photobucket latest on Monday May 13. The photos will be available for downloading for two weeks.

Here is the link to photobucket:

Your committee chair will give you the password for the photo folder.

Research Reports Online

The research reports for HELIMUN XIII Annual Session are now online, under XIII Annual Session (2013), 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.

Individual Delegate Application Now Online!

The application for individual delegates is now online! If you wish to be a delegate, and are not from a school that attends HELIMUN, please fill out this form.

Thank you!

Student Officers and Judges

Those wishing to apply for a student officer or judge position can fill in the online application form from September 27, 2012 to October 19, 2012.

Those applying for the positions of the President of the General Assembly (PGA), President of the Security Council, President of ECOSOC, President of the Human Rights Commission and main Chair (GA1-GA3) should have previous chairing experience. Those applying for the position of an Assistant President or Deputy Chair don't need to have previous chairing experience.

HELIMUN 2013 SG and DSG have been appointed

HELIMUN 2012 Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General have been appointed.

Mr Coel Thomas was appointed Secretary-General and Ms Laura Turunen was appointed Deputy Secretary-General for the XIII Annual Session.


XIII Annual Session

The XIII Annual Session will be held May 7-8, 2013. The theme of the XIII Annual Session wíll be 'Human Rights'.

HELIMUN XX Annual Session

The next, XX Annual Session of HELIMUN will take place at Kulosaari Secondary School May 5-6 2020.


143 days until HELIMUN XX.