On the occasion of the 11 th ASEM Summit, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) together with its partners will organise the 7 th Model ASEM on 6-10 July 2016 in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.
Model ASEM is a 3-day youth conference and political simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. It is a platform for students to exchange perspectives on Asia-Europe collaborations, promote the ASEM process and build long-term relations between youth of the two continents. Through role-play, research, case-studies and practical trainings the participants will enhance their diplomacy, negotiation, consensus-building and public-speaking skills. Visits to ASEM Embassies and Consulates in Mongolia are part of the overall programme. Where possible, direct interactions between youth participants and ASEM Leaders are envisaged.
ASEF has launched the Open Call for Application and warmly invites ASEM youth between the ages of 18-30 to apply. The deadline for applications is Friday, 13 May 2016, 23:59 GMT .
Unleash the negotiator in you and show that you are a consensus builder!
The 7 th Model ASEM is a 3-day youth conference and political simulation of the actual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. Model ASEM is a platform for political debate and negotiation where over 150 participants from the 51 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries have the possibility to experience first-hand Asia -Europe diplomacy through role-play exercises, practical trainings as well as meetings with the ASEM Leaders of today.
In conjunction with the 11 th ASEM Summit and the 20th Anniversary of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process, Model ASEM serves as a sustainable platform for the youth to engage with the ASEM process and to create direct interactions with the ASEM Leaders. Participants will d evelop a consensus-based Chair’s Statement, which is to be presented to the ASEM Leaders at the Opening Ceremony of the ASEM11.
The programme includes online pre-conference research and training modules with individual tasks, case studies and team work exercises. During the 3-day programme in Ulaanbaatar, participants will join plenary sessions, working groups and practical trainings with a focus on the 3 ASEM pillars: economic, political and socio- cultural. Visits to Diplomatic Missions of ASEM countries located in Ulaanbaatar will be arranged and, where possible, interactions between the young leaders and the ASEM Leaders facilitated.
The 7 th Model ASEM is your opportunity to discover your diplomatic vein!
6-10 July 2016
Accommodation, meals and travel subsidy will be provided for the selected participants.
• Citizens (passport holders) of any of the 51 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries
• University students from all disciplines, between the ages of 18-30, with an interest in international relations
• The conference will be conducted in English only, and therefore requires strong verbal and written command of English by all participants.
Online Application >>> http://bit.ly/7thModelASEM
FAQ >>> 7thModelASEM_FAQ
Open Call >>> 7thModelASEM_OpenCall
Overview >>> 7thModelASEM_Overview
** Applicants may directly fill the online application. Once you are SELECTED, you NEED to inform your personal data to Office of International Affairs (Bulaksumur F-13) .