28, September 1786 Venice is no more a simple word, an empty name, such as those that have plagued me, I, mortal enemy of empty words! This is not an error, this is not a lapse. The date at the top of this article is correct, or at least, partially correct. On 28 September
In the closing session of SOCHUM Committee, the delegates tried to give a concrete shape to the abstract concept of the preservation of Syrian identity. This issue was (and sometimes is still) seen as an uncomfortable question to debate or an easy slogan to launch. However, in this last session the defense of Syrian cultural
The solution to the Syrian crisis cana��t be postponed anymore. That is why the Security Council met for the third time in the last session of the VeUMUN, in order to find a very important agreement concerning the civil war in Syria. After days of consultations, discussions and debates, two of the most important a�?playersa�?
The third day started with the groups working separately on yesterdaya��s last motion. While Group 1 suggested a multilateral approach, meaning an economical collaboration of various countries, stating that the quotas have to be in percentage for each state, Group 2 was in favor of a bilateral approach excluding any possible agreement between the United
The last session of the UN Women Committee was enriched by the intervention of Shamsi Pishko, a functionary of the UN in Syria. During the live discussion, the delegates were invited to think of possible future previsions on the situation in the country. As a matter of fact, this is a traditionally conservative culture: what
On the second day, the delegates of the Security Council Committee came together to discuss the Peace Building resolutions in Syria. The Russian Federation suggested initiating the session with an open debate through which a considerable number of proposals regarding the European – Middle East crisis were suggested by the other delegates. During this Peace
a�?We need to find a common definition before going on finding a solution to the problem.a�? Germanya��s opening remark highlighted the ambiguity of the refugee definition, therefore, continuing the discussion of the previous day. The United States immediately replied that the Human Rights Declaration already defines the concept of refugee in a valid way, while
The United Nations committee for gender equality and empowerment of women met again yesterday to find an agreement for the final draft resolution. The discussion dealt with the problem of sexual and psychological violence against women in the refugee camps due to the Syrian crisis. Despite some generally accepted statements, ita��s easy to see that
Discussions in Sochum Committee started with an unexpected event: in the room, 24 delegates were present and voting in spite of the absence of the Syrian delegate. They are searching for the headlights in the fog of the night, which metaphorically represents the long-awaited solutions to the question of the preservation of the artistic heritage.
The first session of the UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) started yesterday addressing the primary issue of Refugees of the Syrian Civil War. Problems and causes are as complicated as difficult to handle, hence explaining the a�?hot potatoa�? in the hands of the parties involved. a�?An estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their
A�We need to acquire some rights that are still not granted, like the elimination of sexual based violence and the elimination of extremists groups which are mining the freedom of women a�� affirmed the Syrian delegate a�� a solution could be the creation of safe spaces, like the Oasis promoted in Jordan in order to
Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committeea�� s conference (SOCHUM) started yesterday morning, 25 delegates present and voting, immediately focusing on illegal trade of artworks and the protection of archeological sites in Syria. Egypt was the first to address illegal trades in Syria, finding support of Israel and Lebanon which are trying to hinder cultural exploitation. Sharing