SheffMUN would like to thank all of its supporters – People, institutions and organisations who share our same goals, ideals and values and who have helped make the annual SheffMUN conferences possible.
European Parliament High Patronage
In July 2013 the European Parliament has endorsed Sheffield Model United Nations endorsing it and granting it its high patronage. In his letter Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, stated that, “The European Parliament welcomes projects that bring young people from all over the world together to discuss current global challenges and suggest possible responses. I am very pleased to see that your conference gives so many young people the opportunity to engage, to debate and to gain valuable intercultural experience.“
The SheffMUN Secretariat is honoured to receive such a high recognition, and would like to sincerely thank Mr. Schulz, as well as the European Parliament, for their support to the project.
The Department for International Development
We are pleased to announce that the Right Honourable Justine Greening, MP, Secretary of State for International Development, has endorsed our project. The Secretary of State recognised the importance of our theme, and noted that, “Education is the key to giving young people around the world a chance to reach their potential and help make decisions in their communities. It’s great the Sheffield Model UN has chosen to focus on this issue“.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office
The SheffMUN Secretariat would like to thank the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom for his kind words and for his support to the conference. As noted in his letter – “Events such as SheffMUN are invaluable for developing new and creative ideas for how we can make further progress on these great pressing issues of our time.“
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Sheffield University Alumni Foundation
The Alumni Foundation is a grant-making committee established in 1989 to distribute the philanthropic donations of alumni and friends to the most deserving recipients. The Alumni Foundation exists to channel the donations of Sheffield alumni (former students), staff, and friends of the University, into projects involving current students and staff. Since its launch a variety of projects throughout the University have benefited from the generosity of our supporters.
The University of Sheffield Alumni Foundation is delighted to provide sponsorship to Sheffield Model United Nations 2013.
More information about the Foundation can be found at:
PAST STUDENTS HELPING PRESENT STUDENTS
The SheffMUN Secretariat is extremely grateful to the Alumni Foundation for the support it has offered to the project which has allowed SheffMUN to develop into the international and multicultural event it is today.