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Welcome Letter

Dear Delegates, Advisors and Observers,

It’s my great honor as Secretary General of Donghua Model United Nations 2016 to invite you to participate in DHMUN2016. This year our conference will be held in November  18th,  19th  &  20th  on  the  beautiful  Yan’an   Road   Campus   of   Donghua University in Shanghai, China. We sincerely look forward to your presence in the 8th conference this year.

DHMUN was founded in 2005 and has successfully held 7 Model United Nations conferences from 2009 to 2015. Bearing the theme DEVELOPMENT in mind, DHMUN has experienced breakthroughs in different ways since 2005. The first conference of DHMUN consists of a small group of students from the English department. Now, participants include delegates from other universities in China and overseas, experienced international Chairs and experts who specialize in  various fields and even foreign diplomats have come to give speeches. Committees have increased, covering a wide range of critical global issues.

DHMUN aims to provide a platform for the exchange of innovative ideas, where young people who are enthusiastic about international affairs can be heard and contribute their ideas for solutions to global crises. As an old Chinese saying goes: Strong youth entails strong country.

The key word of DHMUN2016 is DEVELOPMENT. The theme of DHMUN2016 is to pursue a sustainable and interconnected world development, which is also related   to the theme of G20 Summit 2016 held in Hangzhou, China G20 Summit 2016 also passed an  action  plan  on  the  2030  agenda  for  sustainable  development,  indicating shared goals on development.

English Committees & Topics:

  • United Nations Human Rights Council: Women in Armed Conflicts
  • Economic and Financial Committee: Resource Theft in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • UN World Tourism Organization: Tourism AFTER Terrorism Chinese

Chinese Committees & Topics:

  • 联合国历史安全理事会:1971 年第三次印巴冲突
  • UN Historical Security Council : The Third Indo-Pakistani Conflict In 1971
  • 联合国裁军与国际安全委员会:战后遗留武器的处理
  • Disarmament and International Security Committee: Disposal of Weapons After Wars

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This year, DHMUN2016 will continue to invite foreign diplomats as honorable speakers in the Opening Ceremony. What’s more, we have experienced Chairs from the Netherlands, Russian Federation, India, Indonesia and, of course, China to join us in directing the conference. All delegates can look forward to interaction with international Chairs, exchanging ideas and experiencing cultural differences.

Welcome to DHMUN2016! We believe your presence will make DHMUN2016 an unforgettable and memorable conference.

Yours sincerely

Ziling ZHOU

Secretary General DHMUN2016

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