25th St. Petersburg International Model United Nations Conference

46 Reasons to participate at SPIMUN 2021

25th St. Petersburg International Model United Nations Conference 46 Reasons to participate at SPIMUN 2021

46 Reasons to participate at SPIMUN 2021

  1. See famous RUSSIAN BALLET performance in one of the world most BEAUTIFUL THEATERS!
  2. Attending SPIMUN is an ideal way to network, make new friends and build connections that will come in handy later on.
  3. Have GALA DINNER in authentic interiors of one of 700 St. Petersburg HISTORICAL PALACES!
  4. You will meet and get new friends among seriously motivated international high-school and university students who take part in organization of the conference. 
  5. SPIMUN is organized by Gymnasium 157, one of the oldest educational institutions of St. Petersburg (in 2018 Gymnasium celebrated its 150th Anniversary), has been gathering delegates of Model United Nations for more than 20 years. 
  6. Enjoy accommodation in one of the BEST CENTRAL HOTELS in Russia – Radisson Sonya Hotel, the interior of which was inspired by Dostoevsky novels.
  7. During SPIMUN, you will meet other delegates, senior delegates, organizers, co-sponsors, judges, and chairs of the event. By making new contacts and meeting possible mentors, you can cultivate your network for future use.
  8. Become part of interactive private RUSSIAN FOLKLORE SHOW including well-known COSSACK DANCERS and BALALAIKA players!
  9. Opening Ceremony of the conference becomes citywide event covered by Russian Media and attended by Governmental representatives and celebrities. Each year it takes place in one of the historical palaces of St. Petersburg - the Tauride palace, the Mariinsky palace and the Officers’ palace. 
  10. Visit the HERMITAGE - World Largest Art Museum, the ST. ISAAC’S CATHEDRAL – the 4th world greatest cathedral, and the SPILLED BLOOD CHURCH – it has the biggest mosaic in the world.
  11. You will make a lot of useful and interesting contacts, discuss global problems, spend quality time together with participants from different parts of the world. 
  12. We organize exclusive events specially for MUN-Directors (visit to the museum of the Gymnasium, have lunch in a Russian local restaurant and have a buffet-dinner)
  13. Conferences sessions are held in the legendary Water Museum, magnificent Gymnasium historical halls, and modernized International Business Center.
  14. You will have an opportunity to meet new people and make useful connections! Delegations from more than 25 countries are expected in 2021.
  15. During SPIMUN Conference you will become acquainted with diplomacy and international issues not only about your country, which you chose to represent, but about issues of others.
  16. The confidence gained during SPIMUN Conference debates will help you in future interactions where you would need to express yourself in high-pressure situations.
  17. Participation in SPIMUN will help you overcome your fear of public speaking.
  18. You will find your own research methodology and learn about useful sources of information.
  19. SPIMUN is an opportunity to become part of the great MUN community, participants of which care about the fate of the world.
  20. At SPIMUN you will gain critical thinking skills. This conference will force you to think critically and come up with unique solutions. While there is some focus on creating feasible solutions, the emphasis is on creativity.
  21. You will gain practical and thorough knowledge of world affairs!
  22. You will gain problem-solving skills and learn how to hone them from the beginning of the SPIMUN itself.
  23. At SPIMUN you will gain a hefty amount of writing skills, including writing for speeches, writing position papers on the topic given for resolution, possible amendments, and finally, writing the resolution itself.
  24. By practicing diplomacy at the SPIMUN, you will become more knowledgeable and experienced on how to conduct negotiations between two groups in a tactful and result-oriented manner.
  25. At SPIMUN you will learn how to identify the key components of a topic, how to determine factors, which have to be kept in mind while deciding on the solution, and how to put it all together to come up with a final resolution that satisfies all concerned countries.
  26. In comparison to the writing you do at school, the writing you will work on in SPIMUN is a lot more disciplined and requires more creativity. Each writing piece involves research and analysis and will serve to groom your writing skills, a useful skill for college and professional life.
  27. At SPIMUN you will be encouraged to take decisions and work out solutions as a leader for the country, what will enhance your leadership skills.
  28. Saint Petersburg International Model United Nations (SPIMUN) conference is an ideal way for you to challenge yourself and improve your professional skills, communication skills, and global acumen.
  29. SPIMUN allows the students to play the roles of diplomats and learn to negotiate and debate in the formal way. The young delegates in seeking solutions to economic, social, environmental and cultural problems can learn to break away from narrow national interests and to develop true international cooperation.
  30. At SPIMUN students will have a chance to internalize what they learn in class and deliver that information through speeches, caucusing, and resolutions.
  31. Attendance at SPIMUN will mean much more than just doing another MUN. You will be able to discover the splendor of St. Petersburg, one of the world's most beautiful cities. Cultural program is organized by TSAR EVENTS DMC&PCO. For detailed information regarding accommodation, fees, cultural program please visit: http://tsar-events.ru/spimun/
  32. SPIMUN provides students with the learning and leadership experiences that admissions officers look for. The depth of these experiences serves as possible material for personal essays and interviews. SPIMUN is also an extensive network of alumni at top colleges.
  33. SPIMUN is a powerful educational tool that offers highly valuable benefits to students and their families.
  34. During SPIMUN you will receive a deeper analysis of more powerful, ingrained aspects of some cultures, which reflect their outlook on international issues.
  35. At SPIMUN you will learn how to examine the big picture and aim not for incremental change, but for lasting change on a global scale.
  36. SPIMUN provides the platform for students to learn from each other while delving into pressing international issues.
  37. At SPIMUN conference you will learn how to guide an idea from concept to final vote and persuade tens of people in the process. It is a skill a student can rely on.
  38. In SPIMUN, students will learn to pay attention to global events. Their knowledge base will grow as will their understanding of global news and determine how it affects them. They will begin to see events from the viewpoints of others and be able to have in depth conversations with citizens from all over the world.
  39. The SPIMUN conference help students create quality bonds with fellow school students. High school and university friendships can last a lifetime. Students that took part in SPIMUN, together share more than the mandatory societal requirement to go to school.
  40. During SPIMUN students will get to meet students from other grades and parts of the school, or university, who have the drive to work harder and stay over school to do something they love.
  41. At SPIMUN you will learn about Russian traditional meals and get acquainted with our culture on a deeper level.
  42. SPIMUN conference helps students at gaining confidence as they increase their skills and they make connections that will be invaluable in the future.
  43. At SPIMUN students potentially meet dignitaries and influential leaders at opening ceremonies. Students will certainly meet college and school professors and administrators who can help them with their academic careers beyond high school.
  44. The friendships you will make at SPIMUN, both from your own school and from many others, will help you create networks of friends who will grow into accomplished professionals as they move forward into professional careers of their own.
  45. You will  LOVE it!
  46. You will never forget SPIMUN 2021!