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4-th Sofia International Model United Nations (SOFIMUN)

23-30 July 2011 Sofia, Bulgaria, EU

An international young leaders' summit of the SOFIMUN Foundation

         Search Of Future Ideas, Models Us Now

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11/05/2011

FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG again will be an exclusive sponsor of SOFIMUN!

The biggest German Foundation, Friedrich Ebert, working on a global scale, will once again support the SOFIMUN initiative. We are grateful for this partnership and hope to deepen our cooperation, which has proven to be of mutual benefit. The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung is again an exclusive sponsor of the SOFIMUN initiative for international young leaders.

 
     
 

29/01/2011

SOFIMUN IV CHAIR TEAM SELECTED!

The SOFIMUN Foundation, Ms. Maria Haferkorn, Secretary-General of SOFIMUN 2011 and Mr. Dino Simonoski Bukovski, EU President of SOFIMUN 2011 proudly announce the chairpersons for the 2011 edition of the Sofia International Model United Nations conference:

 

SECURITY COUNCIL

Mr. Dzanan Gvozden (Bosnia and Herzegovina) & Mr. Filip Zafran (Croatia)

 

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Ms. Gergana Dimitrova (Bulgaria) & Mr. Andres Izurieta (Ecuador)

 

UNESCO

Ms. Koosje Spitz (The Netherlands) & Mr. Gianpiero Aufiero (Italy)

 

COUNCIL OF EUROPEAN UNION

Mr. Ivan Kusen (Croatia) & Ms. Valeria Mladenova (Bulgaria)

 

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Mr. Johannes Osterkamp (Germany) & Ms. Toni Stoykova (Bulgaria)

 

OSCE

Ms. Marta Garbarino (Italy) & Ms. Kristiyana Kalcheva (Bulgaria)

 

SOFIMUN is extremely glad to have in its 2011 Secretariat all those people with such impressive background, experience, spirit, devotion and strong presence! Welcome on board! Were honored to have you all! Thank you for helping us in making another SOFIMUN to remember!

 
     
 

08/01/2011

CHAIRPERSONS APPLICATIONS FOR SOFIMUN IV OPEN!

The application procedure for chairpersons for SOFIMUN 2011 conference is now officially OPEN!

 

You can apply for the following 6 organs:

- Security Council (SC)

- Human Rights Council (HRC)

- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

- Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE): Economic and Environmental Forum

- Council of the European Union (CEU) - Economic and Financial Affairs

- European Parliament (EP) - Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET)

 

Each organ will be chaired by two chairpersons.

 

HOW TO APPLY?:

Apply with the following documents:

- detailed CV, including your educational, language and extracurricular activities background + MUN experience

- motivation letter (max 2 pages), explaining your motivation to apply for chairperson and for specific organs

- list 3 of the offered organs in order of preference.

 

Please send your documents to sg[at]sofimun.org
 

DEADLINE: 21st of January 2011

 

All chairperson applications will be evaluated by the Secretary-General and the President of the EU of SOFIMUN 2011. The 4th edition of SOFIMUN will be held between 23rd and 30th of July 2011 in the beautiful city of Sofia, Bulgaria.

 
     
 

30/12/2010

SOFIMUN PROUDLY ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL RECRUITER MR. MIHNEA STOICA

The SOFIMUN 2011 conference will be honored to have on its team as international recruiter, Mr. Mihnea Stoica, prominent young leader, popular MUNer , creator and organizer of NAPOMUN (Cluj-Napoca Model United Nations), awarded delegate and chair at the previous conference editions, and our dear friend. The SOFIMUN team is happy to welcome Mr. Stoica among us.

 

Following the tradition of its previous editions, SOFIMUN aims to gather in its team only most successful young people with advanced knowledge and preparation in various areas in order to ensure the best possible conference. Since 2010, SOFIMUN invites for the important academic position of recruiters two people with undoubtedly proven qualities - one international and one Bulgarian. Mr. Stoica will be working together with Mr. Andrey Stoychev both of them ensuring the correct and effective distribution of delegates within the 6 SOFIMUN committees and the media body, the fair balance and cooperation in each of the organs, taking first hand responsibility for the total work of the SOFIMUN 2011 confernece committees.

 

Welcome to the team, Mihnea!

 
     
 

27/12/2010

SOFIMUN ORGANS AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE 4th EDITION

The SOFIMUN Foundation and the SOFIMUN 2011 Organizing Committee, Ms. Maria Haferkorn, Secretary-General and Mr. Dino Simonoski Bukovski, President of the European Union of SOFIMUN 2011 are announcing the organs and organizations that will be simulated on the 4th annual international Model United Nations conference, SOFIMUN.

 

The SOFIMUN 2011 edition will give its participants the opportunity to attend again UN and EU bodies, as well as a new, third international organization and a media body (the SNN).

 

The organizations and organs of SOFIMUN 2011 will be:

- Security Council (SC)

- Human Rights Council (HRC)

- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

- Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE): Economic and Environmental Forum

- Council of the European Union (CEU) - Economic and Financial Affairs

- European Parliament (EP) - Foreign Affairs Committee (AFET)

 
     
 

10/12/2010

SOFIMUN 2011 MEDIA TEAM NOW SELECTED

The Editor-in-Chief of the SOFIMUN News Network, SNN for the 4th SOFIMUN conference in 2011,

 

MR. FLORIAN WITTIG!

Mr. Florian Wittig from Germany, was an SNN 2010 journalist of Le Monde Diplomatique. His outstanding work, commitment, friendship and professionalism on each step, made him the most logical and best choice for our next conference! The SOFIMUN Foundation is happy to announce the appointment of the Vice Editor of the SNN media for the 4th edition of the annual international SOFIMUN conference:


MS. NEDA ENEVA
Neda is joining the team on this position for a second consecutive year in 2010 she was working as a vice with Mr. Marin Aeschbach. Being a journalist in 2009, the first year SOFIMUN launched the SNN media, Neda is a real backbone of our media project, person that devoted her remarkable professionalism and great personality in making the SNN media the most successful MUN media. WELCOME BACK, NEDA!

 

Ms. Neda Eneva will work on the position of a Vice Editor together with the already appointed Editor in Chief, Mr. Florian Wittig.

 
     
 

21/11/2010

SOFIMUN APPOINTS SECRETARY-GENERAL AND EU PRESIDENT FOR 2011!

The SOFIMUN Foundation, organizer of the annual Sofia International Model United Nations conference is proud to present to you the Secretary-General and the President of the EU for its 4th edition in 2011.

 

Secretary General of SOFIMUN 2011 MS. MARIA HAFERKORN

President of the EU of SOFIMUN 2011 MR. DINO SIMONOSKI BUKOVSKI

 

Prominent young specialists, Ms. Haferkorn and Mr. Bukovski are important and integrative part of the SOFIMUN family since the conferences very first edition in 2008 to the one in 2010 as delegates, chairpersons and of course, part of the Foundations team. Ms.Haferkorn and Mr. Bukovski are also exceptional MUN participants with many conferences behind their backs as delegates, chairpersons and SGs, awarded numerous times for their outstanding performance and with great contribution to the international dialogue between young people in many parts of the world.

 

SOFIMUN is proud to have Ms. Maria Haferkorn and Mr. Dino Simonoski Bukovski on the two most crucial conference positions and would like to thank them deeply for accepting!

 

WELCOME ON BOARD, MARIA & DINO!!!
 

Stay tuned for more!
Upcoming:
- Editor in Chief for 2011
- Announcing the organs for 2011
- Opening of Chairperson applications

 
     
 

24/10/2010

ON THE UNITED NATIONS DAY, THE SOFIMUN FOUNDATION PRESENTS THE ORGANIZING TEAM FOR SOFIMUN 2011

The SOFIMUN Foundation is proud to announce the Executive Team for the 4th annual Model UN conference SOFIMUN that will take place between 23rd and 30th of July 2011.

 

Supervisory Board: Paola Ivanova, Dimiter Mandradjiev, Polina Goranova

Conference Manager: Boris Tassev

Public Relations Manager: International: Kristina Kovacheva; Local: Adriana Rusenova

Conference Secretary: Martina Boyuklieva

Financial Manager: Evelina Sandalova

Recruitment: Bulgarian: Andrey Stoychev; Foreign: Mihnea Stoica

Guests and Lecturers Manager: Maggie Zhelyazkova

Social Program and Events Manager: Asparuh Karastoyanov

Logistics Managers: Lubomir Zhelehanov, Yordan Dukov

 
     
 

SOFIMUN News Network

 
 

The official media body of SOFIMUN - the SNN - SOFIMUN News Network has been launched!

SOFIMUN is going to have for a 3rd year now an official news body - the SNN - SOFIMUN News Network. It will combine the work of representatives of different news agencies, TV stations, websites, radios and the press. The SNN proved to be a very dynamic and new-age media.

 
 

go to the SNN special website...

 
     
 

Invitation to MUNers

 
 

SOFIMUN is waiting for you!

SOFIMUN 2011 is going to be held in between 23-30 July 2011 in the beautiful and old city of Sofia in the Balkan state of Bulgaria. You are invited to take part in the conference. Soon you will have the opportunity to find more information on this website. Don't hesitate to contact us at any time for any purpose or inquiry.

 
 

see the participation info...

 
     
 

Previous editions

 
 

SOFIMUN's previous 3 editions - 2008, 2009 & 2010!

The SOFIMUN Foundation has decided to keep a full archive of the website of SOFIMUN 2008, 2009 and 2010 event. You can go directly to them. You will find the aftermath reports of SOFIMUN 2008, 2009 & 2010; galleries with over 35 000 photos; videos and wallpapers.

 
 

go to the 2010 website...

go to the 2009 website...

go to the 2008 website...

 
 

Exclusive sponsors 2011

 

     
 
   
 
     
 

Partner MUNs

 
 

EMUNNET

European Model United Nations Network

GMUN

Global Model United Nations

An initiative of the United Nations Organization - Department of Public Information

Alphabetical order follows:

BCC

Balkan Case Challenge - Vienna

BIMUN

Belgrade International Model United Nations

BISMUN

Bucharest International Students Model United Nations

CIMUN

Cairo International Model United Nations

CIMUN

Chicago International Model United Nations

GIMUN

Geneva International Model United Nations

HMUN

Hungarian Model United Nations

ISRAMUN

Israeli International Model United Nations

LEBIMUN

Lebanon International Model United Nations

MDIMUN

Moldova International Model United Nations

MILMUN

Milano International Model United Nations

MOSTIMUN

Mostar International Student Model United Nations

MUNEX

Model United Nations at the University of Essex

MUNTR

Model United Nations of Turkey

MUNUSAL

Model United Nations University of Salamanca

NAPOMUN

Cluj-Napoca International Model United Nations

NOTTSMUN

Nottingham International Model United Nations

PIMUN

Paris International Model United Nations

ROMUN

Roma Model United Nations

SIMUN

Slovenia International Model United Nations

THESSISMUN

Thessaloniki International Student Model United Nations

UNISCA

United Nations International Students Conference of Amsterdam

UNISUN

Utrecht International Model United Nations

VIMUN

Vienna International Model United Nations

ZAGIMUN

Zagreb International Model United Nations

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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