Dear future participants, With the great honor and pleasure of serving as its Secretary-General, I welcome you all to the sixth annual session of Model United Nations Istanbul Conference 2015, or simply MUNIST 2015. Throughout the decades, the practice of Model United Nations has become more comprehensive, spreading across the globe and allowing its participants to improve their skill in diplomacy through numerous conferences. In this consideration, MUNIST as a conference on an international scale has made a considerable amount of impact in the Model United Nations Society and quickly became highly- respected conference. For this reason, as the conference in which Europe and Asia meet, we have worked hard to deliver supreme value to our participants, which befits MUNIST’s dignity in both academic and operational means. As a conference that receives over a thousand applications from more than sixty-six different countries across the globe, MUNIST is gradually improving each passing year in both content and hospitality aspects. In its sixth session, MUNIST 2015 is ready to host 350 delegates in 11 committees with with focusing on different areas of international politics and law. Every agenda item of committees that MUNIST 2015 is ready to deliver has been selected to appeal to participants of all levels of experience. MUNIST 2015 offers a unique experience to allow its participants to recreate themselves by developing their language, negotiation, and diplomacy skills by socializing with participants from many different backgrounds, along with allowing them to improve their knowledge of global politics and international law. To deliver the value proposition that MUNIST 2015 offers, both the academic and operations team members have been chosen from a pool of the finest people in the region and their respective fields, in order to carry the knowledge they possess onto the newer generations. As one of the most respected conferences in the region and the globe, to share and create unforgettable memories together, the Model United Nations Istanbul Conference 2015 awaits you. As the Academic and Operations Teams, we look forward to seeing you in between 20th – 24th of August at Yeditepe University in Istanbul, where the continents meet. Welcome to the family. Sincerely, Seçkin KUTLU Secretary-General MUNIST 2015
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