FerMUN 2012

The first “FerMUN” conference was held from 20th to 22nd January 2012 in the buildings of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Opening and Closing Ceremonies:

The opening and the closing ceremonies took place in the prestigious CERN’s Auditorium. Special guests included Prof. Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of the CERN and Ambassadors from various permanent missions at UNOG.

The Conference:

FerMUN 2012 was the first fully bilingual MUN conference in French and in English with oral simultaneous interpretation and written translation.
More than 200 delegates attended this event, divided in 7 committees to discuss about different issues related to the theme: The United Nations, World Pole for Scientific Progress.

GA1: Technology
  • The nuclear age: A world without atomic energy, a credible scenario?
  • Cyber warfare national and international security.
GA2: Economic and Financial
  • Cyber world threats.
  • Finance of scientific institutions.
GA3: Social, Humanitarian and Cultural
  • Drugs abuse and addiction.
  • The Brain drain.
GA4: Political
  • Stem Cell research finding worldwide legislation.
  • The globalization of science and medical services.
HRC: Human Right Council
  • Euthanasia a complex legal and ethical issue.
  • Internet a new Human Rights challenge.
Special Committee Technologies of the future
  • Biotechnology.
  • Artificial intelligence.
World Health Organization (WHO) and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • Food supplies.
  • Genetical Modified food.