Dear chairs, welcome! We're glad that you want to take part in the Model African Union conference 2017.
Join the adventure
 
What is your name/ surname? *

 
What is your date of birth? *

 
What is your nationality? *

 
What is your occupation? *

 
If you're a student, in which university do you study? What field?

 
What is your skype name? *

If we are interested in your application, we would like to do a skype interview with you at some point to confirm how great you are, so don't be shy.
 
Choose the committee in which you would like to work: *

To help you make your choice, here are the topics choosen to be debated within each committee:
PSC: A) Islamist terror militias in Africa: Boko Haram & Al Shabaab B) Territorial disputes in Africa
ACHPR: A) Democratic and transparent elections in Africa B) Human trafficking: a violation of human rights
ECOSOCC: A) A financially independant Africa B) Protecting Africa’s own production against cheap imports
NEPAD: A) Sustainable land and water management B) Human capital development (Skills, Youth, Employment and Women empowerment)
CAHOSCC: A) Fighting desertification (GGWSSI) B) Implications for Africa of the UN climate change conference 2016 in Marrakech
ACERWC: A) Education as a key factor to fight poverty? B) Reintegrating homeless children into society
CIDO: A) Integrating civil society into the process of policy making B) The role of African diaspora in the development of the continent
CEN-SAD: A) Adopting measures to promote free movement of individuals and capital B) Encouraging foreign trade, transportation and telecommunications among member states

 
You want to join us for the MAU 2017 as a chair, that's wonderful! You could be one of the 16 persons monitoring all the debates during the conference, can you imagine? The following questions are a way to get to know you better and see if you seem to fit for the job. There is no good or bad answer, there is only the one you give us and we are pretty convinced that it is the right one, let's see.

 
If you chose the PSC, we have a job for you, elaborate on the following issue concerning the fight against Boko Haram:
"Should the AU’s Peace and Security Council strengthen the mandate of the Multinational Joint Task Force in order to fight Boko Haram more successfully?"

 
If you chose the ECOSOCC, what do you think about the following question? Please elaborate.
"What are the opportunities and dangers of the evolving trade and investment relationship between China and the African continent?"

 
If you chose the ACHPR, we need your opinion of the following topic:
"How would you judge 2015th and 2016th African elections? Can you see a positive development towards a politically more transparent and democratic Africa?"

 
If you chose the NEPAD, can you help us? We're hitting a wall on the following matter:
"Outline the importance of sustainable land and water management in agriculture for ensuring food security for Africa’s rapidly growing population."

 
If you chose the CAHOSCC, we need your advice on the matter of climate change:
"Which measures can be taken to educate local communities about the effects of and coping strategies with desertification in affected areas?"

 
If you chose the ACERWC, we need a report on the following question:
"Which measures can be taken to help street children reintegrate into social structures and a regulated daily routine?"

 
If you chose the CIDO, we are worried about the following issue, could you help us?
"How can civil society be integrated with policy making even if there is no law granting them participation?"

 
If you chose the CEN-SAD, brainstorm about the following question and elaborate:
"How can CEN-SAD member states encourage free movement of individuals without promoting and legalizing mass migration along common refugee routes?"

 
Do you have previous experience in conferences and MUN/ MAU especially? If you have experience in chairing, tell us what were the major challenges you faced while chairing a committee. *

 
Why did you choose to apply for the MAU conference? Explain us also why you would like to work in this specific committee. *

 
You already did the hard work, relax, we just have a few questions left to be sure to offer you the best conference.

 
Would you like to take part in the (marvelous) pre-program preceding the regular three days of the conference or not? *

The pre-program will start on Tuesday the 18th until the beginning of the conference on Thursday and consists of various cultural activities, workshops, cooking and chilling out evenings.
The pre-program costs 25€.

 
Where would you like to sleep? *

We think that Couchsurfing is the best way to connect with people and to be hosted by local students in welcoming and cozy apartments (we organize everything).
Anyway, you can choose to stay in a hotel and cover the costs of your accommodation during the conference.

 
Do you have any diet restriction? *

 
Do you require a visa to come to Bayreuth? *

     
 
Do you have any special comments?

 
Do you believe in unicorns?

     
 
Herewith, I confirm that I have read and understood this Code of Conduct and that I will comply with the above stated Articles. *

 
Thank you so much for having taken the time to go through so many questions! We will get in touch soon :)

If you have any questions: admissions@modelafricanunion.de

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