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Archived Workshops

This section provides you with some edited clips from the GMUN workshops.


Drafting Resolutions

Mr. Jean Gazarian, Coordinator, Training Programme for Permanent Missions, and Senior Fellow at United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), talked about drafting General Assembly resolutions. The session was followed by a Q and A between the GMUN officials and Mr Gazarian.                                

Drafting resolutions handout. 




UN Protocol Briefing

In this session, Mr. Desmond Parker, Deputy Chief of Protocol and Ms. Nicole Bresson-Ondieki, Protocol Officer of Department for General Assembly and Conference Management, made a presentation on the UN Protocol. It was followed by a Q and A between the speakers and the GMUN officials.



  The Roles of Senior Officials in the GMUN Secretariat

In this workshop, senior UN officials speak on the roles of the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General, the Under-Secretaries-General (USG) for General Assembly Affairs and Conference Management, for Economic and Social Affairs, and for Political Affairs.

Mr. Nikhil Seth, Director for Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Ms. Eva Busza, Principal Officer, Strategic Planning Unit, Executive Office of the Secretary-General

Mr. Brett House, Office of the UN Deputy Secretary-General

Ms. Roselyn Akombe, Special Assistant to the USG for Political Affairs






The Role of the General Assembly officials in the GMUN

In this workshop, senior UN officials introduced the role of General Assembly President, Vice Presidents, Chairpersons, Vice Chairpersons and Rapporteurs. It was followed by a Q and A.


Mr. Ion Botnaru, Chief, General Assembly Affairs Branch, Department for General Assembly and Conference Management

Mr. Movses Abelian, Secretary of the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) and Secretary of the Committee for Programme and Coordination of the General Assembly, Department of Management

Overview of the work of the First Committee (disarmament and international security) of the UN General Assembly

Speaker: Ambassador Marco Antonio Suazo, Deputy Permanent Representative of Honduras, Chair of the First Committee (63rd Session)