Earth Day is celebrated each year on 22 April, marking the anniversary of the environmental movement in 1970. Thus, the annual Earth Day Essay Competition, which is organized by MUNNISA and MITMUNC, gives students from across Kazakhstan the opportunity to voice their opinions and solutions on pressing environmental issues currently impacting Kazakhstan, as well as other nations. Furthermore, it gives participants the chance to express their control of the English language through research and academic writing. Prizes are awarded to the top 4 participants.

Model United Nations (MUN) conferences taking place in 2022 are invited to join the MUN Refugee Challenge and debate one or more of the following issues: 

– Finding durable solutions for refugees

– Climate change and displacement

– Ending statelesness

– Ptotecting LGBTIQ+ refugees

The resolutions  that emerge from these debates will be put before a jury compsed of UNHCR members, young refugee leaders and independent experts.