The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a UN specialized agency, established in 1947 to help countries share their skies to their mutual benefit. ICAO assists the 193 Contracting States to the Chicago Convention (1944) as they cooperate here to ensure safe transportation and sustainable aviation system. The Organization develops policies and Standards, undertakes compliance audits, performs studies and analyses, provides assistance and builds aviation capacity through many other activities and the cooperation of its Member States and stakeholders.
Agenda:Ensuring Global Flight Safety in the Face of the Destruction of Traditional Supply Chains
On behalf of the President of the International Civil Aviation Organization I am honored to welcome you at the C-MIMUN 2024!
This years’ agenda remains highly relevant since it concerns ensuring safe air transportation of people and goods all across the globe. The world is changing and sometimes we feel unprepared for this, but it is our prior responsibility to take action, communicate and make firm decisions.
Model UN is a unique experience that will certainly give you the chance to develop your diplomatic skills and gain new perspectives. I hope it will become your favourite event, a place of comfort, development and friendship
Let our discussions be hot and fruitful!
President of the ICAO
It is a real pleasure to welcome you on C-MIMUN 2024. I’m glad to see you in International Civil Aviation Organization which this year is to discuss matters of utmost importance to almost every country in the world.
Ensuring global flight safety in the face of the destruction of traditional supply chains is crucial nowadays, the world community spare no effort to deal with the consequences of this issue.
Therefore, you are here to take effective measures and create a way of solving this crisis. Our committee is to become a platform for heated debates and fierce disputes!
I do believe that besides meeting new people and making a life-long friendships with them, our committee will become a point of personal growth for you and will help to improve your soft communicative skills!
I’ll do my best to make our committee achieve productive work and develop the most audacious ideas into a real effective measures of solving one of the most complicated issues!
Vice-President of ICAO
On behalf of the ICAO Expert, it is a great honor for me to welcome you to the C-MIMUN 2024!
Today, the civil aviation industry is being tested, given unprecedented supply chain disruptions. The risks associated with the personal safety of passengers have sharply increased. Therefore, it is imperative that the international community draws lessons from the present situation promptly to guarantee a stable future for civil aviation and to insure citizens against potential catastrophes.
The core thing that the current crisis has demonstrated is the interdependence of all States without exception. It means it is necessary to respond to existing challenges collectively, setting aside conjectural disagreements. So, I urge you to be guided by the interests of humanity and to listen to the arguments of other sides in making decisions.
Apart from the formal part of the Model, you will definitely immerse yourself in the idiosyncratic atmosphere of the model movement, and within a week, you will be becoming the best version of yourself. The ideas you utter can change the world, so its fate is entirely in your hands.
I’m looking forward to seeing you on board our committee! Fasten your seat belts, because a shake-up awaits us!
Writing an essay
To become a Churkin Moscow International Model UN delegate one should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Committee’s agenda, as well as a high degree of elaboration of the supplementary materials submitted for study. Writing an essay is the first step in the selection process and plays a key role in the formation of the Committee.
Recommendations for writing an essay
In order to write a quality paper, it is necessary to:r
Familiarise yourself with the agenda: a preliminary study of the global issue will help form an initial idea of the Committee’s agenda.
Examine the Expert’s Report: a structured description of the international problem, its relevance and significance will improve the logical presentation of thought in the thesis writing process.
Argumentatively and logically state the relevance of the problem: Writing an essay involves a structured description of the problem, its causes and consequences.
Support data with statistical information and international agreements: a general understanding of the problem needs to be substantiated with reliable quantitative and qualitative information.
Check the style: the essay should be written in a formal business style.
Volume: 300-500 words.
Originality: at least 80%
Structured and logical presentation of thought.
Use of official sources.
Provision of reference sources.
Introduction. The introduction should provide general information on the agenda and consider its relevance.
Main part. The main part should reflect your understanding of the subpoena, your ability to highlight key statements and identify cause and effect relationships.
Conclusion. The final part is a conclusion and may contain your opinion on the issue at hand and ideas for solving the international problem.
Writing a position statement
A position statement is a formal expression of a particular state’s view on a particular international issue within a meeting of the United Nations system. The position statement reflects the state’s opinion and interests in the international arena and its strategic approach to addressing global challenges.
Recommendations for preparing a position statement
Familiarise yourself with the relevance of the agenda in the state you represent. To do this, look at the websites of agencies, non-profit organisations working on the issue. Review scholarly articles on the relevance of the agenda in the country or region. In addition, relevant information may be reflected in media publications. However, the state’s position must be based on credible sources.
Consider the state’s position through speeches at United Nations meetings. Verbatim records of meetings provide valuable information regarding the state’s perspective on international issues.
Examine the state’s contribution to the problem. To do this, consider the country’s status in international agreements as well as accountability for treaty compliance.
Provide some bullet points on the relevance of the problem to the state, the country’s key activities in addressing the global problem, and the major challenges in achieving the goals and solutions.
Systematise the theses and present them logically in a coherent speech format. Make sure that the speech is in business style and does not contain aggressive or provoking statements.
The speech should be designed to take between 2 and 5 minutes.
Originality: at least 80%
Structured and logical presentation.
Use of official sources.
The position statement is formatted in a document and sent to an expert via the Committee’s mail for verification.