When:6-10 July 2016
Where: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Model ASEM is a 3-day youth conference and political simulation ofthe actual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. It is a platform for politicaldebate and negotiation where over 150 participants from the 51 Asia-EuropeMeeting (ASEM) countries have the possibility to experience Asia-Europediplomacy through role-play exercises, practical trainings as well as meetingswith the ASEM Leaders of today. Through role-play, research, case-studiesand practical trainings students will enhance their diplomacy, negotiation,consensus-building and public-speaking skills.
The 7th Model ASEM will include 3 maincomponents:
· Phase1: An online pre-eventphase (ca. 3 weeks) where the selected participants will join onlinepre-conference research and training modules which include individual tasks,excercises, case studies and team work;
· Phase2: A 3-day conference inUlaanbaatar filled with plenary sessions, working groups, practical trainingsand visits to Diplomatic Missions of ASEM countries located inUlaanbaatar. The participants will as a result of the conference develop aChair's Statement of the 7th Model ASEM;
· Phase3: 4 student participantsare to present the Chair’s Statement of the 7th Model ASEM to the ASEM Leadersand official attending the ASEM11. In agreement with the relevant Ministryof Foreign Affairs, a number of participating students will have the chance tomeet their Heads of States on the sidelines of the ASEM11