Main activities and projects
This is the one and only simulation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Started in September 2015, FAO Model is a unique gateway to understanding how the Organization works and interacts with the world.
The latest Model UN of Rome, with limited positions available, only for advanced MUN participants who feel ready to debate at the highest level. Join the debate and push your limits to what you can achieve, with limited time and mounting opposition.
CSM for CFS
MUN Academy runs an Open Working Group on Youth for Food Security and Nutrition. In other words, it is part of the Youth Constituency of the Civil Society Mechanism, a coordination of worldwide NGOs and Social Movements engaged in UN negotiations on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN). Join us!
MUN Academy also offers courses to develop your language and professional skills. Moreover, many courses discuss and present views, aspects and other features of current international issues that will allow you to broaden your view of international relations. Come and learn more about them.
About MUN Academy
MUN Academy is a non-profit training organization and Italy’s first Model United Nations (MUN) network. It primarily organizes and supports international youth events, including Model United Nations (MUN), institutional simulations and training seminars, while standing as a coordination and quality assessment forum for international youth event’s organizers. MUN Academy delivers high-quality applied training, civic education and career guidance to younger generations, while organizing and supporting international youth events, in the context of a policy of promotion of local territories. MUN Academy wishes to become Italy’s primary network for international youth conferences and the Italian point of reference in the field of the youth applied training. The Charter of the United Nations is the source of MUN Academy principal values, while we also attach great importance to local and regional values. MUN Academy believes primarily in the co-operation of peoples and nations to achieve international peace and security; we believe in civic responsibility, for which every citizen is a repository of rights and duties; we believe in the ethics of the service, which is the basis of all civil commitment; we believe in the promotion of the territorial excellence of our country and in the value of its priceless resources.
Next October, do not miss the opportunity to take part to the only Model UN in Southern Italy. You will have the chance to meet amazing people from all over the world in one of the world's greatest setting: the Amalfi coast.
In its continuous efforts to deliver concrete opportunities to young people for debating, networking and proposing innovative solutions, MUN Academy is proud to present its first Model European Union (MEU), open to all students between eighteen and twenty five. This MEU is taking place in the end October 2016 and you can apply freely. This[…]
The United Nations General Assembly voted upon the next non-permanent members of the Security Council. Italy was amongst the candidates for Western Europe seats and allegedly with a large support. Nevertheless, the outcome was quite unexpected: a perfect split vote of ninety-five each for Italy and Netherlands. The solution was a compromise: one year each.[…]
MUN Academy would like to express its strong condemnation for the vile attacks that happened last night in Istanbul. These attacks are the expression of decades of failures in establishing long-lasting, stable and mutually respectful dialogues across cultures. MUN Academy opposes those who support the idea that coexistence cannot be peaceful due to the many[…]
In any rugby team, you are as strong as your team-mates support. There is very little room for standing-alone players in such a sport and the reason is that rugby is based on cooperation, mutual support and determination, of course. There is room for mistakes and failures, instead. It is widely accepted and there is[…]
Rome, 14th November 2015 Last night was one of those nights when you wonder whether you were already asleep and dreaming. This morning was one of those mornings in which reality stroke you down and made your faith in human kind waver. The events of last night in Paris have brought despair, terror and – worst of all[…]
MUN Academy congratulates the newly appointed Chairperson of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
MUN Academy congratulates H.E. Amira Daoud Hassan Gornass, newly appointed Chairperson of Committee on World Food Security (CFS). Our delegation was present during this important transition from an outstanding woman, H.E. Gerda Verburg, former CFS Chaiperson, to another one. H.E. Gornass’ speech proved she is perfectly capable to continue the path laid down by her[…]
MUN Academy has been invited to attend the forty-second plenary session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) and has selected seven Italian students to form an observing delegation. This is a unique occasion for young students to observe the real working of a United Nations committee. This year, CFS 42 is placing also[…]