To all Fredmun participants
Honorable Mr Fredericos,
Honorable Professor Mr Demosthenous, Rector of the Frederic University
Mr D. Fatouros, Communication Officer of Greece and Cyprus at UNRIC in Brussels
Dr K Kouroupis, Chief Academic Officer of Fredmun
Dear Fredmun participants Ambassadors from all over the world,
Ladies and Gentlemen
I am honored to address to the 2nd edition of Fredmun, an Institution created last year at Frederic University, with the support of similar Institutions in Greece, such as Thessismun and Rodes MRC .I am deeply sorry I could not participate this year due to my obligations.
Dear delegates, participating in an UN Model is first of all knowing about the United Nations system, the UN Organization and the 16 Specialized Agencies ,the work they have accomplished for 72 years now, to bring peace in the world, Peace the most valuable right ever, the prerequisite to enjoy all human rights and above all the right to life.
Participating in Fredmun, you invest for a bright future, for educational experience. You live the dream of the UN providing to yourselves deeper understanding of multilateral diplomacy, strengthen negotiating and leadership skills, improve the ability to anticipate evolving scenarios of complex issues.
Participation in a UN Model increases your understanding of multilateral organizations, empower your capacity to negotiate and interact in a qualified international environment.
You are involved in substantial research, public speaking, debating and writing critical thinking, team work and leadership activities, which will help you whatever courses you choose in life. Thus you get an experience of the complexity of international relations, how to negotiate among diverse peoples and perspectives, the challenge of achieving consensus, the patient required to win progress.
Above all participating in Fredmun, you know how international community works, a lesson you need for your future, since in a few years many among you ,dear delegates, you will be the leaders ,the politicians, members of government ,diplomats, attorneys at law, independent experts on human rights, ready to turn the tides of the world’s history. You can shape the world for the better, you can provide to the UN and other Organizations what the world needs, what the world wants at this crucial period.
You will implement the 17 sustainable goals of the UN for 2030 ,your generation will be responsible to achieve these goals, so dear participants work hard, study hard, negotiate with diplomatic courtesy ,you can solve all international issues included in your daily agenda, offer your best for a very successful Frefmun !!
I wish you all good luck, great resolutions. I wish you to enjoy every minute of the 2nd Fredmun
I will miss you all !!
Professor Paroula Naskou—Perraki
Founder of Thessismun
Thessaloniki, October 2017