The Model ASEM Spin-off Malta 2019 conference was held on 2-4 August 2019 in Valletta, Malta. Under the theme “Youth Diplomacy: A New Generation of International Relations Between Asia & Europe” 28 delegates from 18 ASEM Partner countries attended the conference.
Model ASEM is a political simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) where youth participants are invited to role-play their respective ASEM Partners’ positions and negotiate a consensus-based Chair’s Statement. Model ASEM is a simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEMFMM) when the Foreign Ministers and Representatives of the 53 ASEM Partners convene. It provides a platform for vibrant political debate and negotiation where students have the possibility to experience first-hand Asia-Europe diplomacy. Each participant is be part of an ASEM Delegation and joins role-play exercises and practical trainings to enhance her/his diplomacy, consensus-building and public-speaking skills.
At the Model ASEM Spin-off Malta 2019 conference, participants simulated the role of ASEM Foreign Ministers at the 14th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEMFMM14) and negotiated a Chair’s Statement.
More information and all documents can be found on ASEF’s website.