CWMUN Rome

Why Rome?

From world-famous attractions, architecture, history, and culture, climate, friendly people, there are many different factors that make a city as great as Rome. Come take part in CWMUN Rome and visit Italy with us because there is no other place that holds the beginning of life like Rome.
The city standing on seven hills by the Tiber River is a discovery of monuments among some of the most beautiful architectures and creations in the world. From the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Vatican City, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter’s Basilica, every street houses an imperial Roman ruin. The people of Rome, including ancient gladiators, powerful emperors, and influential religious leaders, have shaped world history for 2,000 years and counting. When you’ll walk the streets of Rome, you will be filled with wanderlust. Known as La Città Eterna, everything done in Rome is accomplished in an endless, epic manner. Rome offers 2000 years of continuous history in a surprisingly compact center. As students or teachers, you will keep your eyes wide open and the pictures aplenty to never forget you will learn in Italy.

When: February 7-9, 2019

It may be a little unpredictable, but Italian climate makes it one of the best countries to visit anytime. Come with us and discover everything you need to know about the CWMUN in Rome. Spring weather can arrive as early as March and be lovely and warm without being wintery.

Conference venue: LUISS Guido Carli University

The 7th edition of the Change the World Model UN 2019 will take place at the LUISS Guido Carli University. The University, located in the heart of Rome, is a site full or history and Italian culture created out of a pre-existing Roman institution, Pro Deo, between 1974 and 1978. LUISS offers an innovative educational approach at its four Departments: Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science. Its goal is not simply to convey knowledge but to instill flexibility in young people, giving them a sense of mastery over their future. The CWMUN Conference venue has been selected to meet all delegations’ need. Easily reachable from any spot of the city.

Hotel: NH Roma Centro

The NH Collection Roma Centro hotel has undergone a sophisticated refurbishment and ideally located in the exclusive Prati neighborhood, a residential area of Rome, near the Vatican City, the magnificent Sant’Angelo Bridge, Sant’Angelo Castle, Piazza Navona, Pantheon and direct connection to nearby neighborhoods such as Trastevere. It’s location makes it perfect for to explore the city and reach our Conference venue.

HIGH SCHOOL (2018 edition)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) – “Humanitarian response to the refugees crisis”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. Besides UNHCR ensures respect for the rights of people fleeing war and persecution and to find lasting solutions to their plight. Its headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland and is a member of the United Nations Development Group. Since 1951 the agency has helped over 50 million refugees to restart their lives. Twice-awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, it cares for more than 20 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in 116 countries, ensuring that they are protected and have access to food, shelter, clean water, medical care and education.

Security Council A (SC A) – “Threat to international peace caused by terrorist acts”

Security Council B (SC B) – “The situation in Lybia”

Under the Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the Charter, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions. The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.

UNIVERSITY (2018 edition)

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world’s commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. We have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights. OHCHR’s thematic priorities are strengthening international human rights mechanisms; enhancing equality and countering discrimination; combating impunity and strengthening accountability and the rule of law; integrating human rights in development and in the economic sphere; widening the democratic space; and early warning and protection of human rights in situations of conflict, violence and insecurity.

OHCHR Agenda:

  1. Human rights and climate change;
  2. Increase responsiveness of the International Community in combating human trafficking;
  3. HIV and human rights.

Security Council (SC)

Under the Charter, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the Charter, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions. The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of a threat to the peace or act of aggression. It calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement. In some cases, the Security Council can resort to imposing sanctions or even authorize the use of force to maintain or restore international peace and security.

SC Agenda:

  1. Setting clear priorities for UN Peacekeeping mandates;
  2. Defusing tension in South Sudan;
  3. The reform of the Security Council.

Tentative Schedule (please note that this tentative schedule is subjected to future change if necessary)

Conference Schedule

Thursday, February 7th , 2019

8:00 am – 10:00 am Hotel check-in (only premium package)
10:00 am – 11:00 am Italian Parliament entrance procedures – [Via di Campo Marzio, 14 – Rome]
10:00 am – 11:30 am CWMUN Opening Ceremony @ Italian Parliament [Sala dei Gruppi Parlamentari – Montecitorio]
11:30 am – 12:45 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Bus Transfer pick-up for LUISS University [Lungotevere Marzio – Rome]
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Conference check-in
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Committee Session I (all committees) [LUISS University]

Friday, February 8th, 2019

9:00 am – 1.00 pm Committee Session II (FAO)
8:30 am – 1.15 pm Committee Session II (Historical SC & SC University)
8:30 am – 1.00 pm Committee Session II (UNHCR)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch break (FAO)
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm Lunch break (Historical SC & SC University)
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Lunch break (UNHCR)
2:30 pm – 7:00 pm Committee Session III (FAO)
2:45 pm – 7:00 pm Committee Session III (Historical SC & SC University)
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Committee Session III (UNHCR)

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

9:00 am –1:00 pm Committee Session IV (all committees)
10:00 am – 11:00 am Faculty Meeting
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm Lunch break
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm CWMUN Closing Ceremony

Select your package

Are you already thinking about registering your group to Change the World Model UN Rome or attend on your own? Don’t blow your chance and block your slot(s) for our next Conference! Change the World Model UN is open to High School delegations. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the Model United Nations spirit by defending your country’s interests in challenging debates with people from all over the world!

Costs mentioned below are the same for High School and University delegations.

BASIC INDIVIDUAL/GROUP

BASIC PACKAGE includes:

  • CWMUN Training Material
  • Opening Ceremony PASS
  • CWMUN Rome Certificate

PREMIUM SHORT STAY

February, 7th to 9th

SHORT STAY PACKAGE includes:

  • CWMUN Training Material
  • o/b accommodation for 4 days and 3 nights at NH Hotel in Rome
  • Opening Ceremony PASS
  • CWMUN Rome Certificate

PREMIUM EXTENDED STAY

February, 3rd to 8th

EXTENDED STAY PACKAGE includes:

  • CWMUN Training Material
  • o/b accommodation for 7 days and 6 nights at NH Hotel in Rome
  • Opening Ceremony PASS
  • CWMUN Rome Certificate
This is how your room will look like

About your stay in Rome

All students (PREMIUM guests only) will be accommodated in triple-bed rooms (up to 3 guests, same gender, per room). Advisors will be accommodated in double rooms. We do have a limited number of double and single rooms for advisors or students’ special requests. If you have any do not hesitate to let us know, we will try to welcome any request upon registrations. First come, first served.

Special Financial Aid

If you are a teacher, an advisor or a MUN Club coordinator and want to bring your students to the conference and don’t have enough fund to bring them all, we got you covered! Email the Secretariat and tell them more about you and your group and how many students you would like to involve. Special blocks are reserved to MUN Clubs around the world, email us if you want to learn more.

Refund Policy

Due to unexpected reasons, you cannot take part to the Conference anymore? Not a problem! The CWMUN Staff will take care of your financial situation immediately. You can have up to 60% of your money back. If you are not familiar with a Model UN system or you just have questions about financial policy you can count on our CWMUN STAFF or Secretariat to make sure the CWMUN meets your needs before applying to the Conference. For any financial issues or questions, please contact us.

Please note: Refunds can be submitted within DECEMBER 20th, no exceptions.

How to reach the Hotel

Area: Prati / Vatican City. Via dei Gracchi, 324, 00192 Rome – Italy

FROM ROME FIUMICINO AIRPORT

Taxi
Looking for a taxi in the city might not be the cheapest solution to get to the city center. It is around 40 minutes trip (depending on traffic) and is around €60 per ride.

Aerobus shuttle
Departs every 30-45 minutes and costs 6€, per person. The shuttle leaves you at Stazione Termini. From there, use the subway to reach the Hotel. Hop on Metro A (stop: Termini) toward Battistini (latest stop) Wait for 5 stops and get off at Lepanto.

FROM ROME TRAIN STATION (TERMINI)

Metro Line A
The Closest metro station to the Hotel is Lepanto. Whenever you want to use the subway, Metro A is the best solution. Lepanto is located a few minutes away from the Hotel. Ticket (100 min): 1.50€ Ticket (24 H): 7.00€ Ticket (48 H): 12.50€ Ticket (72 H): 18.00€ Ticket (1 Week): 24.00€

How to reach our Conference venue

Please note: we are still in the process of confirming the LUISS Campus where the Conference will take place. If you need assistance or have questions, please email us before planning your trip.

Train
The closest train stations to LUISS Business School are: Roma Tiburtina and Roma Termini. If you are coming from Rome Termini Station, take bus line 90, 60, 82 or 66 from Piazza dei Cinquecento (the main bus station in front of Termini Train Station) to Nomentana/Asmara stop. LUISS Business School is 200-meter walk from there. If you are coming from Roma Tiburtina Station, you have two options: Take metro line B (direction Laurentina/Ionio, connection on “Bologna”) stop at Sant’Agnese/Annibaliano then walk to LUISS Business School (around 10 minutes). Take metro line B (direction Laurentina) and stop at Termini Station. At Termini Train Station/ Piazza dei Cinquecento, take bus line 90, 60, 82 or 66 from Piazza dei Cinquecento to Nomentana/Asmara stop. LUISS Business School is 200-meter walk from there

Bus Atac
Closest bus stop to LUISS Business School is Nomentana/Asmara. At Termini Train Station/ Piazza dei Cinquecento, take bus line 90, 60, 82 or 66 from Piazza dei Cinquecento (the main bus station in front of Termini Train Station) to Nomentana/Asmara stop. LUISS Business School is 200-meter walk from there.

Metro Line
Closest metro station to LUISS Business School is Sant’Agnese/Annibaliano (B1). It is around 10 minutes walking distance to LUISS Business School

Taxi
To book a taxi call (+39) 06 3570 or visit the website www.3570.it

Visas

EU citizens do not need a visa to enter Italy. Nationals of some other countries, including Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland and the USA, do not need a visa for stays of up to 90 days. Italy is one of the 15 signatories of the Schengen Convention, an agreement whereby participating countries abolished customs checks at common borders. The standard tourist visa for non-European visitors to a Schengen country is valid for 90 days; for more information see the official website. You must apply for it in your country of residence and you cannot apply for more than two in any 12-month period. They are not renewable inside Italy. Please double-check with your Italian Embassy or Consulate before booking your flights.

Letter of invitation

CWMUN is more than happy to assist you while getting a Visa offering help or writing your letter of invitation. However, writing a letter of invitation does not guarantee you are getting a Visa, CWMUN will not interfere with any Embassy or Consulate decisions or contact them on behalf on any person. Before planning your trip, please contact your local authorities for further information on how to get your Visa successfully.

If you need a letter, please email us and submit your passport information. A copy of your passport is mandatory to get your letter. A CWMUN Staff Member will get back to you with additional information in no time.

This information is only a guide. Some visa offices may ask for administrative fees. Make sure to have all info at your end before submitting your request.

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Deadline November 30th

400 students
February 7-9, 2019
LUISS University
NH Hotel Rome
High School and University

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