The 7th Model ASEM (ModelASEM7) was a 3-day youth conference and political simulation of the actual Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit. It was a platform for political debate and negotiation where over 150 participants from the 51 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries had the possibility to experience Asia-Europe diplomacy through role-play exercises, practical trainings as well as meetings with the ASEM Leaders of today.
The 7th Model ASEM (ModelASEM7) included 3 main components:
- Phase 1: An online pre-event phase (ca. 3 weeks) where the selected participants joined online pre-conference research and training modules which include individual tasks, excercises, case studies and team work;
- Phase 2: A 3-day conference in Ulaanbaatar filled with plenary sessions, working groups, practical trainings and visits to Diplomatic Missions of ASEM countries located in Ulaanbaatar. The participants developed as a result of the conference the Chair’s Statement of the 7th Model ASEM (Model ASEM7);
- Phase 3: 4 student participants presented the Chair’s Statement of the 7th Model ASEM to the ASEM Leaders and official attending the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11). In agreement with the respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participating students had the chance to meet their Heads of States on the sidelines of the 11th ASEM Summit (ASEM11).