ECHOPRESS ARTICLES

October 26, 2017

We live in a world where a measly number of eight men possess as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population. I’ll let you take some time to interpret this, allow it to sink in- just eight individuals own as much money as 3.6 billion people. This solemn r...

October 26, 2017

“Here’s to strong women. May we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.” It’s a quote that floats around from the captions on Instagram posts to the clinching line at the end of speeches celebrating the life of women everywhere. 5 years ago, PANAMA's 20th confere...

For years, PANAMUN has had the tradition of incorporating a keynote speaker into its Opening Ceremony. The purpose of this keynote speech is to connect a real-life experience to the main theme of the conference in order to inspire delegates to connect with the issue an...

October 26, 2017

2017 is a big year for Panama: a year of firsts and a year that proves that hard work pays off. Not only is Panama hosting the 25th anniversary of the largest and oldest MUN conference in Central America, but it is also the first year in which its soccer team qualifies...

The day has come; every ounce of hard work, time, devotion, excitement and passion has built up to this climatic occasion. When the clock struck 10:00 the inauguration of PANAMUN promptly began before the attentive eyes of 600 people. We gathered over twenty-five schoo...

October 25, 2017

Although this year marks the 25th anniversary of PANAMUN, it only marks the 17th anniversary of a very important component of the conference: Echo Press. Echo Press was started in 2000 by Mary Stein, who was brought to the ISP in 2000, along with her husband, to help t...

October 23, 2017

The International Court of Justice was established by the Charter of the United Nations (1945) in The Hague, Netherlands and is currently, one of PANAMUN´s Committees. The ICJ’s main purpose within the United Nations is to settle any disputed arguments between two nati...

October 19, 2017

Starting last year, PANAMUN opened chairing spots for students from visiting schools. This has led to a more diverse group of chairs and has therefore increased the variety of cultures and beliefs present between the chairs. It has allowed individuals to meet people fr...

September 19, 2017

With PANAMUN XXV only a little more than a month away, the Secretariat are ensuring that everything is ready and all delegates are prepared. One key component of being prepared for the conference is knowing what the proper attire is, which is why the PANAMUN fashion sh...

September 11, 2017

Last August 21st , students from 7th to 12th grade gathered together in a meeting led by Dixie Waigel, Deputy Secretary General of Admins, and Ines Quihillalt, Chief Administrative Officer of Admins, of the 25th annual PANAMUN conference focusing primarily on the induc...

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