According to worldmeter, currently we have 195 countries in the world. Each of them has its own uniqueness, culture and heritage, etc. Most people want to visit all of them and get the memories of life to tell to friends, family, and future generations.
We want to get many experiences by traveling to all those countries. Visiting all the countries might be wonderful but it would be time consuming. Do you know that there’s a way to hack the way you travel so that you can meet people from various countries? You need to join an international program or event to make it possible.
Besides networking and exchanging culture, here are the reasons why Joining international Event of Programs is Important
You Can Expand Your Knowledge and Find Solutions to Problems
Inspirations and insight could come from any event of your life. But joining international program is different thing. Many international programs have specific topic to share and discuss. This specific topic will gather people who share the same interest as well. That’s why you can expand your knowledge wider and deeper regarding that topic. One of the people you meet might also have done something that may be considered as a solution to your problem
You Can Present Ideas and Work to Others
If you join an international event or program, you’ll have a chance to meet and network with various people. There, you can present your ideas of solution to anyone and get meaningful feedback from them
You Can Learn Beyond Your Field of Interest
It is possible to present a program that might be out of your field of interest. But, someday, it will be useful when you can connect the dots between that one and your interest.
You Can Get Inspired by International Speakers
Usually, international events will invite credible person to share inspiration and knowledge. It will be your big chance to learn them all without having to experience the struggles he / she had before.
You Can Recharge your Creativity
Visiting new places means new challenges. Once you overcome those challenges with new ways, your creative thinking skills will be developed to the fullest.
Another Benefits from Visiting New Country
Actually, I want to describe more about this point. But, I believe that these things are an open secret for everyone who visit new country. Just enjoy your time to the fullest and experience these chances:
You Can Have Discovery and Travel Experience
You Can Discover Heritage of a Country
You Can Taste Authentic Local Food
You Can Have Fun!
What Programs Should You Join?
Anything is okay, but make sure that the programs are organized by a trusted organization. Don’t forget to check the past programs and search for the alumni’s opinion, so that you can have your satisfaction to the fullest!
As we mentioned in a previous blog post, we established several programs that was participated by hundreds of young leaders from more than 80 countries in the world. In general, our programs are divided into two types: Model United Nations, a simulation of the United Nations’ Conference & Excursions.
We have 4 Model United Nations in total. Each of them has a specific topic of interest. All of our MUN programs are usually conducted at South East Asia region. But, it’s not impossible for us to conduct them in Asia or Europe region in the future,
Here are 4 Model United Nations you can join:
Asia Youth International Model United Nations (AYIMUN)
You can find updated info about AYIMUN at its official instagram account, @internationalmun (beware of any other account that have similarities with our program’s name, those are not us). This MUN is designed to discuss topic related to Social and Economic Issues.
For registration, you can visit modelunitednation.org
Asia World Model United Nations (AWMUN)
You can find updated info about AWMUN at its official instagram account, @asiaworldmun (beware of any other account that have similarities with our program’s name, those are not us). This MUN is designed to discuss topic related to Security and Peace.
For registration, you can visit awmun.org
Global Goals Model United Nations (GGMUN)
You can find updated info about GGMUN at its official instagram account, @17globalgoals. This MUN is designed to discuss topic related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
For registration, you can visit globalgoalsmun.org
Bali Asia International Model United Nations (BAIMUN)
You can find updated info about BAIMUN at its official instagram account, @balimodelunitednations. This MUN is designed to discuss topic related to Culture and Tourism
For registration, you can visit balimodelunitednations.org
Besides Model United Nations, we also established several excursions which let you explore various countries with specific topic of interest for each.
Youth Excursions (Youtex)
With Youtex, now you can explore the world meaningfully with affordable price. Youtex will lead you to explore the hidden gems of the city, in terms of culture, education, and industry. You’ll have a chance to learn deeper about those areas along with friends from various countries.
So far, youtex has been held at Tokyo, Seoul, Istanbul, and Hong Kong. More countries as next destinations.
Korea International Culture and Education (K-ICE)
K-ICE basically are the same as Youtex but a chance to explore Korean Culture and Education much deeper than ever.
Sasambo is a camp based program that will bring you closer to mother nature. You’ll have meaningful activities regarding natural conservation.
So, program do you really want to participate? Share in comment section below why you want to join that program.