Since 2016, we have been organizing, with the help of our partners, collaborators and supporters, both Model United Nations (Venice Universities' Model United Nation, the so-called #VeUMUN - 2016 and 2017) and Model European Union (Venice Universities' Model European Union, the so-called #VeUMEU - 2017, 2018, 2019), simulations of the plenary sessions of the United Nation and European Union respectively. Once the participants have been sorted into committees, chambers or press corps, they discuss the assigned topics to get to the final Resolution or Amended Proposals of Directive.
Venice Universities' Model European Union, May 10th-12th 2019, Venice International University, Island of San Servolo (Venice)
Launched in Feb 2018, the #DebateSociety recalls the Oxford style debate: 2 or 4 debaters discuss a motion defending their own position - in favor or against - chaired by 1 moderator. Voting procedure is held before and after the debate to assess whether debaters boosted the house to change their mind or not.
"Should Venice Have an Entrance Fee?"
Relating the motion to the unfortunate high tide which hit Venice some days before, we've tackled the problematic issue of sustainable tourism.
"JEFTA: Does This Agreement Improve Environment and Workers' Conditions?"
After attending the conference "EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement" at the Campus of Treviso of the Ca'Foscari University of Venice, we held a debate discussing the free trade agreement between the EU and Japan.
"Small Talks about EU elections"
Split in some of the factions part of the European Parliament, we've provided with an informed overview about the upcoming EU elections of May 26th, 2019.