Bring your Thessis to the World!

Thessaloniki International Student Model United Nations, 22-26 April 2020, Thessaloniki, Greece

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ThessISMUN 2020 Secretariat is considered to be in charge of the overall supervision of the conference. ThessISMUN Secretariat holds the responsibility to monitor all operations and to supervise all Board…

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History of ThessISMUN

ThessISMUN takes place in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece at the premises of the University of Macedonia. It was created in 2002 by Dr.,…

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ThessISMUN 2020 Application period:


ThessISMUN 2020 offers the opportunity and challenge of simulating the main organs of the United Nations, as well as the governing bodies of other global and regional International Organizations, namely: UNESCO, International Maritime Organization, NATO and Council of Europe.

UN General Assembly – 1st Committee

Since its creation in 1945, the UN has always held global security as one of its principal goals. To facilitate this, the UN chart…

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UN General Assembly – 2nd Committee

The Economic and Financial Committee of the UN General Assembly –or else, “Second Committee”- is among the six GA committees…

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UN General Assembly – 3rd Committee

The Third Committee of the General Assembly (GA), known commonly as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee, has the broad…

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UN Security Council (SC)

The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. It is charged with maintaining peace and sec…

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UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was created under Article 7 of the United Nations Charter in 1945. It consists of 54 Memb…

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UN International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Special thanks to: Mr. Stelios Perrakis, Emeritus Professor, Ambassador of Greece in the Council of Europe; Mr. Konstantinos Anto…

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UN Human Rights Council (HRC)

Since its creation on 15 March 2006 by the resolution 60/251, the UN Human Rights Council constitutes an inter-governmental body w…

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UNESCO was created in 1945 in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation t…

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UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is one of the human rights bodies in the Office of the High Commissioner…

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International Maritime Organization

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is the specialised UN agency, established in 1948 (entered into force in 1958) and b…

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Council of Europe

The Council of Europe founded in 1949, is continent’s oldest political organisation, with headquarters in Strasbourg, France, ma…

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North Atlantic Council is the most senior political governing body of NATO, thus it has effective political authority and powers o…

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ThessISMUN 2020 is a part of the official UN/UNRIC Sustainable Development Goals Campaign

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Dear all, We regret to announce that due to the extraordinary circumstances our event will have to be postponed. ThessISMUN will NOT be held as planned between the 22nd and…

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Dear participants, Following the Government’s measures in order to prevent the wide spread of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the University of Macedonia will be closed for the next 14 days while its…

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ThessISMUN 2020 will honor Ambassador Michael B. CHRISTIDES, BSEC PERMIS Secretary General

ThessISMUN honors Greek personalities for their contribution in international institutions and the international community. ThessISMUN 2020 will honor Ambassador Michael B. CHRISTIDES Secretary General  of the Permanent International Secretariat (PERMIS) …

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In 2009 ThessISMUN received a Message from His Excellency the former Secretary General of the United Nations Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, on the ocassion of honoring Emeritus Professor Emmanouil Roukounas who had also served at the United Nations. Click here to read the full message

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

“Congratulations on taking part in the Model United Nations. This experience will give you a full taste of the complexity of international relations – the intricacies of negotiating among diverse peoples and perspectives, the challenges of achieving consensus, the patience required to win progress.”

His Excellency The Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban ki Moon, has sent us a written message for our 10th Anniversary. Click here to read the full message.

Ban Ki Moon

ThessISMUN: Friend of the United Nations

ThessISMUN has received the honorary title “Friend of the United Nations – FUN”!

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