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American School's Model of United Nations Conference

ASMUN
VII

May 7th - 9th, 2024

Barranquilla, Colombia

ABOUT

ASMUN
VII

ASMUN VII, themed "Beyond privilege, towards equality," underscores the urgent need to address the entrenched power dynamics shaping our world. Traditionally, a select few wield immense influence over global affairs, including politicians, wealthy dynasties, and scientists. These elites shape societal norms, policies, and even the distribution of rights, often prioritizing their own interests over the common good.

 

Despite their purported authority, their actions frequently fail to rectify systemic injustices or uphold basic human rights. This failure highlights a critical governance deficit, necessitating leaders with genuine commitment and competence to foster equitable social development.

Entering the 21st century hasn't automatically resolved longstanding issues; substantive change requires deliberate action, rooted in ethical principles and mutual respect.

However, contemporary crises expose a dearth of integrity and leadership among those in power. Many leaders prioritize self-preservation over serving their constituents, perpetuating inequality and eroding trust in governance.

 

In response, society must hold accountable those in positions of influence, demanding transparency and integrity. It's imperative to confront and rectify distortions within power structures, uniting in pursuit of equality and truth.

 

ASMUN VII serves as a platform for advocating these principles, emphasizing the collective responsibility to challenge privilege and advance genuine equality. By fostering dialogue and awareness, it strives to inspire meaningful action towards a fairer, more just society.

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Schedule

May 7
Day 1 - Opening ceremony

16:30 - 19:30
May 8
Day 2 

7:30 - 15:30
May 9
Day 3 - Closing ceremony

7:30 - 17:30

The
Venue

Address
Centro de Convenciones Combarranquilla
(Unidad Country)
Cl. 76 #5761, Nte. Centro Historico, Barranquilla, Atlántico

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