The Conference Day 3

The last day of ILYMUN was just as eventful as the previous, combining once again presentations from guest speakers such as Valérie Faillat form Sanofi Espoir, Michael Roberts from INTERPOL, or Mr. Michael Kantinti, a refugee seeking asylum in France,  stimulating debates and of course the emblematic General Assembly and closing ceremony in the afternoon. It was an exceptional closing chapter for a conference which is sure to have been a memorable experience for all those involved, from the de ...

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The Conference: Day 2

The conference continues with another full day of conferences, speeches, and events! The debates opened up at 9:00, after delegates from all schools met once again at the Hôtel de Région, this time with the intention of building and discussing clauses. ICJ and Mr. Peter Barabas   The ICJ committee eagerly began with a highly intriguing presentation from Mr. Peter Barabas, the editor in chief at Euronews, where he showed a most intriguing yet poignant documentary of the ongoing wa ...

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ILYMUN Guest Speaker: Peter Barabas, Euronews Editor in Chief

Peter Barabas is the Editor In Chief at Euronews, one of the main news medias of the world. This year, he has participated in the conference by making a speech and intervening as a witness at ILYMUN’s International Court of Justice. A member of the press team sat down with him to discuss what he hopes to bring to the conference, and his role at Euronews. Press: Hello Mr Barabas, we’ve got a few questions related to ILYMUN 2018. First of all, as editor in chief of Euronews, and witness i ...

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The Conference: Day 1

ILYMUN 2018 begins, and with great enthusiasm and  efficiency! The committees formed for the first time on Thursday, January 18th. The organizing teams showed impressive coordination, and were proud to welcome the France 3 regional TV channel, platform on which was published at 7:15pm a news report about the conference. The delegates arrived on Thursday afternoon, ready to debate. In order to make the atmosphere lighter, ice breakers were organised in each committee. In the ECOSOC committee, ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Neil Plummer, Secretary General

Interview of Neil Plummer, one of the two Secretary Generals of the Conference, at the International School of Lyon, 11.11.17 Interview by Helwan Felappi (ISL)   Neil is a British, Grade 12 student from the International School of Lyon. He has been involved in ILYMUN for the past four years, and is now Secretary General. We discussed his role in this year’s conference with him. Press: What is your role in the ILYMUN organizing team?   N.P: I am one of the two Secretary Genera ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Head and Deputy Heads of External Communication

Interview of Konrad Heras, Marco Paye, François Guillet, CSI students and ILYMUN Heads and Deputy Heads of External Communications, 11.11.2017 Interview by Estelle Tromeur (CSI)   Konrad, Marco and François are Première American OIB students at the Cité Scolaire Internationale of Lyon. Marco is French and Belgian and lived in the United States for three years, whilst Konrad is American and François spent some time in China before moving to Lyon. The three, along with Clémence Grana ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Louise Thomassin, DSG

Louise Thomassin is a Terminale ( Grade 12 ) student from the Anglophone Section at CSI, and one of the Deputy Secretary Generals of this year’s conference.   Interview by Helwan Felappi (ISL) Press: What is your role in the conference?   L.T:  I’m one of the Deputy Secretary Generals, so I organize different teams, mainly chairs and admins, and I am also doing external communication. So I basically do a lot of communication, as I'm the one who’s usually telling deleg ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Heads of Chairs

Interview of Daniella Nelson, Justine Seguin, Rachel Mery and Clément Balen, ILYMUN Heads and Deputy Heads of Chairs, 11.11.2017 Interview by Malo Thomassin and Gabby McGeachy   The  Heads of Chairs are in charge of training and managing the conference’s Chairs, who host and regulate the debates in the various committees. Daniella and Justine are Grade 12 and Grade 11 students from ISL, while Rachel and Clément are students from CSI.   Press: What is your role in ILYMUN?: &n ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Heads of Housing

Interview of Remi Fodor, Mathieu Contamin (CSI), Awa Russel and Melanie Serre (ISL), ILYMUN Heads of Housing, 11.11.2017 Interview by Estelle Tromeur (CSI)   Press: What is your role in ILYMUN 2018?   Remi Fodor: We have to find people who are willing to house the people coming from abroad; we pair the foreign students with local students also attending the conference.   Press: How would you describe the overall goals/missions of your position in light of this year’s 2018 ...

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Getting to know ILYMUN: Head of Social Events

Interview of Tiphaine Gallea, CSI student and ILYMUN Head of Social Events, 11.11.2017 Interview by Estelle Tromeur (CSI) Tiphaine is a Terminale American OIB student at the Cité Scolaire Internationale of Lyon. She is French and spent two years living near New York City in the United States. She is currently studying for the Economic and Social French Baccalaureate, and later aspires to study social sciences and communication. Press: What is your role in ILYMUN 2018?   Tiphaine Gal ...

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