MUNTurkey.com: Hello ALPHAMUN 2018 Team! It is our utmost pleasure to serve ALPHAMUN as the official Media Partner! We are so proud and happy to work one of the best MUN conferences in the Mediterranean region! Could you please introduce academic and organization teams of ALPHAMUN?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: Hello MUNTURKEYCOM Team! We cannot even explain how excited we are to be official partners with you. We are sure that this interview will turn out great. Our academic and organization team consists of the best of Mersin. In our honourable academic team; our Secretary General Gamze Gülgen and our Deputy Secretary-General Ezgi Özsu are working so hard that some nights they don’t even sleep. They want to give you the best MUN experience, and day by day our conference is going bigger and bigger. We have partnerships with İTÜ and one other international MUNs such as PIMUN. We guarantee you that they will not let you down. We especially thank them for their utmost hard work.
MUNTurkey.com: Usually MUN conferences have been organized in the western big cities such as İstanbul, Ankara, İzmir and etc. You guys are doing an amazing job by organizing ALPHAMUN in Mersin. Could you please tell us more about your source of inspiration to organize an MUN in İzmir?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: Yes, we are organizing the first national MUN in Mersin. This is a great honour for us obviously, so let’s talk about that.
We have been attending several conferences around İzmir, İstanbul and Ankara, or as you say the western and bigger cities. Day by day, the desire of spreading MUN around the Mediterranean Region became bigger and bigger. Finally, we decided to organize the first national MUN in Mersin led by our dear SG. This great honour gets even bigger as the applications are increasing.
MUNTurkey.com: SG of ALPHAMUN stated in her welcome letter ‘My team is working very hard to organize and host a successful, fun and memorable conference’. Could you please tell us more about what kind of preparations you have so far?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: As we stated in the first question, our team is putting all of their efforts on this conference.
- We have arranged the best 5-Star hotel in Mersin,
- We organized 2 social events that are included in the application fee,
- We became partners with well-known organizations and even have delegations internationally,
- We are looking for sponsors every single day to have a better conference for our distinguished participants,
- And even more, than we could count. As a summary, organizing an MUN is so not easy, and our team wishes to achieve all of their efforts’ reward and be respected as they deserve.
MUNTurkey.com: There are 6 different committees in 2 languages which are English, Turkish. Could you please give us more information about committees and agenda items?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: We thought quite a long time on our committees. Lastly, we decided to have 2 different languages for those who don’t quite know or speak English but want to attend MUN conferences. We have total 6 committees; 2 being the crisis and 1 being a Turkish committee.
Topic A: Regulation of Nuclear and Chemical Weapons
Topic B: Failed States
Topic A: Extrajudicial killings performed by governments
Topic B: Lack of primary and secondary education for women around the world
Topic A: Current conditions of refugee camps in Jordan and Turkey
Topic B: Racism Effects on Refugees
•HGA (Türkçe Komite):
2. Dünya Savaşı’nın Olası Sonuçlarıyla Tarihin Yeniden Yazılması
•FUTURISTIC UNSC (Crisis Committee):
Revolution of Hijo del Comandante (son of Guevara) followed by World War III
•STRANGER THINGS (Crisis Committee): Open Agenda
MUNTurkey.com: There are a lot of MUN conferences around the world recently. To be honest, MUNers have started to choose the MUN conferences they want to attend and everybody looks for a good reason. So, why should people attend ALPHAMUN 2018?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: It is a good question. “Why should people attend ALPHAMUN’18?”
Here is the answer:
- AlphaMUN’18 is the first national/international MUN in Mersin
- Mersin is a beautiful city that should be known more, and we’re not even mentioning that you should bring your swimsuits to Alphamun:)
- Our venue and designated hotel which is 5-Staf Liparis Resort&Spa, the fee is incredibly cheap for this kind of quality
- Our academic and organization team is the best of Mersin
- Alphamun has officially become international by the partnership with Pamir International MUN, which means we have become one of the most known conferences in Turkey
- Our entertainment team is more than excited to entertain you in our coffee breaks with unique events
For further details, check out our Instagram account: @alphamun18 or our website: www.alphamun.com
MUNTurkey.com: Mersin is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. And all MUNers are curious about your social events and venues. Could you please give more information about your social events and MUN Parties?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: Mersin is a big and active city, full of social facilities such as pubs, clubs, hotels, shopping centres and more. Our venue Liparis Resort&Spa is 20 minutes away from the city centre by 1 bus. Around our venue, there are clubs such as the most known club chain in Turkey: Tren, or Tepe Beach Club. There are also tons of cafes and stations around our venue.
Let’s talk about one of the best part of an MUN: PARTIES!
We have 2 parties that are included in the fee. One of them is a foam party which will take place in our venue in the evening. You’d better bring your swimsuits with you because we are going to have so much fun! And who knows, maybe after the party we all go to the pool/sea for a swimming?
Our second party is a Traffic Light Theme Party, where the participants will be wearing neon lights on their hands and create an amazing view of colours! This party will also take place in our venue in the evening. There will be a limitless beverage and snack bar SO YOU CAN EAT WHATEVER YOU WANT!
Apart from our parties, there will be mutual social events during the coffee breaks organized by our Entertainment Team.
What are you even waiting for?
MUNTurkey.com: Thank you very much for this great interview. We are sure you would like to add more about yourself or MUN world. And, last but not least, what can you tell us about MUNTurkey.com? Do you think MUNTurkey.com contributes to the development of MUN conferences and students’ self-improvement?
DSG Ezgi ÖZSU: MUNTurkey.com is such a beneficial organization for all of the MUNers around Turkey, and even outside of Turkey. Students get information with the help of Munturkeycom that they couldn’t even reach without you.
It is our utmost pleasure to be official media partners with MUNTurkey.com!
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