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UN model security council event

All island secondary schools have been invited to take part in the UN Model Security Council event to be held Legislative Buildings, Douglas on 4 February 2022 (rescheduled from 3 December 2021).   

This year the scenario for debate will be an imagined but realistic scenario featuring a developing crisis which is brought before the UN Security Council. The topic will be the South China Sea where several nations dispute swathes of ocean and tiny atolls.  

Two students will represent an allocated Nation State and each country will set out its position on a topic. During the day via rounds of haggling, diplomacy and plenary sessions the students will attempt to construct a Resolution to be voted on – without incurring a veto from any of the five permanent members.  A prize is awarded for the best team and individual. 

Past Events


The Annual General Meeting of the United Nations Association, Isle of Man will be held on the 16th of November 2021 at the Meadows Pavilion, followed by a few words by our Chairman, Chris Thomas MHK, about the History of the IOM UN Association and its Future, with dinner served after at 8.30pm. 

Invitations to the dinner cost £20 per person and includes a dinner, dessert and coffee.

AGM to be held at 7.30pm.

10th August | Tea and an inspirational talk at Sunset Lakes by Brenda Little on the story the Winsford Gardens ‘Green Gym’ in South London which she has coordinated for 10 years and which was recently awarded a Queen’s honour.

Brenda shared the story of this successful urban initiative focusing on ecology, conservation, rehabilitation and recycling.

Monday 5th July | A fabulous day taking part in the One World Global Village on Tynwald Day in the arboretum at St. John’s. The UNAIOM stand on Tynwald Day  showcased support from our affiliates and we had the opportunity to meet lots of people. The atmosphere and the weather was great and it was wonderful to take part in this unique event on the Manx National Day.

Friday 4th December | Every year the UNAIOM arranges a UN Model Security Council event replicating the official Council. A key event in our calendar, it provides a platform for students from all island schools to debate and become aware of international negotiating stances. The delegates will discuss the conflict in Syria.

Saturday 24th October | What better day than UN Day to hold the next meeting of UNAIOM Youth 2030. After the UNAIOM AGM on Saturday, we will be holding a meeting of people interested in progressing UNAIOM Youth 2030.

If you’re aged 16 to 24 years of age, join us at the Claremont Hotel for the next meeting of UNAIOM Youth 2030 and #getinvolved

Saturday 24th October | Our UN Day celebrations and Annual General Meeting will be held 24th October 2020 at the Claremont Hotel in Douglas.

We will be showcasing events and activities held this year. There will be a lot to see and a great chance to socialise during the afternoon and so we hope that we will see as many of you as possible.

We do understand at this time that situations change and that you may not be able to attending person so all Members have been emailed the proxy form. The change of Articles requires a large percentage of the members to be in favour and so every vote is important:

Monday, 21st September | Launch of Youth 2030 | We launched the Youth 2030 IOM initiative at the Ballakermeen Studio Theatre on Monday, 21st September at 17.00. We want to work with young people to create a programme of events that will be of benefit to all the Youth on the Isle of Man. Follow #Youth2030IOM

Friday December 6th | Schools UN Model Security Council | All island schools will attend a pre-planned session representing the UN Model Security Council to discuss the conflict in Syria.

Thursday 24th October | UN today | The U.N. today: Myths, Realities, Achievements and Challenges. United Nations Day Address by Sir Richard Jolly KCMG.

All UNAIOM Members and members of affiliate organisations are invited. Any non-Members may attend at the cost of £10 which includes membership of the UNAIOM for one year.

Thursday 10th October Awareness Day on Mental Health at the Family Library for World Mental Health Day