Model European Union 2011 is successfully over

On 22 October AEGEE-Yerevan Youth NGO and the EU Delegation to Armenia organized the Model European Union 2011” (MEU 2011) in which participated 35 Armenian students from various regions of Armenia, who had been selected through a competitive procedure from around 100 applicants

During the Conference the participants undertook the roles of Heads of State and Government of the 27 EU Member States as well as the EU high-level officials. During the conference, delegates made their decisions in the context of the current political forces and pressures within the EU member states, taking into account the national interests of the states they were representing.

Mr. Onno Simons, the Head of the Political, Economic, Press and Information Section of the EU Delegation to Armenia, who participated in the official opening and closing ceremonies of the conference, in his welcoming speech emphasized the importance of organization of such kind of events and asked the participants to be constructive and actively participate in all activities of the conference.

The aim of the conference was to stimulate civic activism and improve EU knowledge among young people. The official language of the conference was English and the participants got a unique chance to improve their English as well.

At the closing ceremony all participants were awarded with the certificates of honor.

You can read AEGEE-Kiev’s Digest about Model European Union here.

About Shushan Khachatryan

Shushan Khachatryan, MBA candidate at the Hague University of Applied Sciences. Founder of AEGEE-Yerevan back in 2010, member of AEGEE Eastern Partnership Project. Enthusiastic about Eastern Partnership Programme and contributes to the programme by encouraging youth initiatives. Dream is to see peaceful Caucasus in the very nearest future.

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