“MUNA was amazing and changed my life.
After MUNA I was so inspired that instead of following science as a career, I went on to do international politics.”
~2015 participant
 
Purpose:
  • To simulate the working of the United Nations Assembly by having school teams of three Year 12 and 13 (Forms 6 and 7) students representing a particular UN country in debates on matters of world politics and social concern.
  • Debates are held from Friday morning until Saturday afternoon.
  • To develop bridges of goodwill for the furtherance of world peace and understanding.
Goals:
  • To develop in college students an awareness of the United Nations and the international situation of the countries of the world.
  • To enable students to improve their public speaking and debating skills.
  • To encourage students to make informed comments on world problems.
  • To encourage students to share their opinions and friendship with students from other schools in Rotary Districts 9910 & 9920.
 
Dates:  17 and 18 May 2019  
Venue: Auckland Girls Grammar School, Howe Street, Freemans Bay
 
Club Planning:  
February 14    Secondary Schools are sent entry forms from Auckland Girls Grammar School.
                       Clubs should follow up with their local secondary schools to discover if there will be a team(s) to support
 
April 6             Entry forms returned to Auckland Girls Grammar School by participating schools
                       The Co-ordinating Club contacts the sponsoring club to determine the level of their sponsorship for invoicing purposes.
 
April                Invoices will be sent by the Co-ordinating Club to the school and that school's sponsoring Rotary Club.
 
Costs             $250 per team
                      This is usually split between the sponsoring Rotary club ($150) and the school ($100).
                         It is at the club's discretion if they wish to sponsor more teams or provide a higher level of sponsorship.
 
 
Co-ordinating Club:   Rotary Auckland East (MUNA is run by District 9920 each year) 
 
MUNA Co-ordinator (District 9910/9920)
Ian Willetts
Rotary Auckland East
Mob: 021 811 822
 
District 9910 liaison 
Peter Rowell 
Rotary Orewa
Mob: 0274 424522