About the Conference
The third annual MUNLawS conference was a true record-breaker. More than 120 participants from 28 different countries, 4 different continents and 49 different faculties and schools made the conference an unique and unforgettable Model United Nations experience. Ljubljana, the City of the Dragon, once again proved to be an absolutely amazing venue for young people to debate and resolve issues that the international community faces today. Lively and productive sessions were followed by fun and thrilling social events and as organizers, we cannot wait to build on the success of this conference and have an even bigger and better MUNLawS conference 2016.
5 committees, the NATO, the UN Security Council, the UN Human Rights Council, the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, were filled with enthusiasm and passed 4 resolutions, 3 communiques, a press release and 2 judgements.
The keynote speakers at the opening ceremony were Mr. Eric Povel, the Program Officer in the Engagements Sections of NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division dealing with Afghanistan and NATO’s other Operations, and Dr Melita Gabrič from the Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.
A roundtable on the Use of Veto Power in R2P Situations was held as a part of the conference and its guests included: Dr Milan Brglez, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia, H.E. Mr Pierre-Francois Mourier, Ambassador of the French Republic, H.E. Mr Brent R. Hartley, Ambassador of the United States of America, Mr James Hilton, Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy and Professor Dr Zlatko Šabič, Vice-Dean for International Cooperation and Development at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana. The roundtable was moderated by Dr Vasilka Sancin, Vice-Dean and Head of the Chair for International Law at the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana.
The Conference was supported by NATO's Public Diplomacy Division.