IMMUNS is an international simulation recognized for its quality and success. There are several aspects that make IMMUNS more than a debate forum for UN issues. We pride ourselves in providing our delegates with the characteristics mentioned below.

International Environment

This year, invitations have been sent to North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. In past years, schools in countries such as Japan, the United States, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico have participated in our simulation. This diversity creates a multi-cultural environment that is a great learning experience for the delegates.

Cross-Generational Learning

As of last year, IMMUNS became the first international simulation to combine the High School Model United Nations experience with the Middle School one. The cooperation between these two enables the sharing of ideas between different generations. With the exception of one Mixed Session, we keep Middle School and High School students in separate committees, each Middle School committee accounting for a similar High School one. In this manner, we create an environment where Middle School delegates will be able to discuss their topics and their countries’ issues with a fellow High School delegate. Last year it proved to be a great success and this year it will be even better. There will be fourteen committees for Middle School and fourteen for High School, both providing several Spanish committees in addition to the traditional English ones.

Action Philosophy

IMMUNS not only encourages active debate within the committees, but also foments the idea of taking action outside of these committees. For more information on how IMMUNS helps outside its committees, go to the section of our webpage titled CS Projects.

Recognized Guest Speakers

Delegates at IMMUNS have the opportunity to listen to world renowned personalities that have taken action to make our world a better one. These guest speakers, whose experience may range from sustainable development to politics serve as an inspiration to our delegates. In the past years our simulations have been very successful with the presence of world-known leaders. Go to this link for more information on past and possible Guest Speakers.

Entertainment for the Delegates

Delegate Party: A party with music, dinner and dancing where the students can get acquainted with students from other schools and countries. Delegate Dinner: Yet another event to create friendships between our delegates. Game Show: This interactive game show tests the knowledge of students on current events, world capitals and other UN related topics, focusing on channeling the competition between schools, outside of the committees. Mexican Lunch: A Mexican buffet lunch with the accompaniment of the typical Mexican Mariachi music allows the delegates to experience Mexican culture

Good afternoon delegates, advisors, guests, etc.

In times of disparity, it is of great importance not to forget what is important and relevant for the greater good of the world.

While being quarantined, it is certain that everyone has learned to appreciate the little things in life. Yet in appreciating all of those small details, one must not lose sight of the big picture. Issues around the world have become increasingly present as the aid and attention from international countries have faltered. In our never-ending search to “Make it Happen” the MUN Program ASFM, led by the SG/SSG and the advisor, is proud to announce that we will be hosting IMMUNS 2021 from February 18-20.

Despite the different circumstances, the Secretariat department of IMMUNS is hard at work producing an academically rigorous and prestigious simulation. Although we will be going online, there is no reason to decrease the quality of the event. As always, you can count on amazing background papers, chairs and organization while we debate topics ranging from the abuse of Uyghur’s in China all the way to the Cuban Missile Crisis. We look forward to seeing you on February 18, 19 and 20 for IMMUNS 2021. The first ever virtual IMMUNS event.

Best regards,

Alonso Bustindui, Secretary-General for IMMUNS 2021
Tomás González, Sub Secretary-General for IMMUNS 2021

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