Friday June 23

  • 9:00 Registration  
  • 10:00-10:30 Opening Ceremony (Main Hall)
  • 10:30-12:30 JUEMUN Forum (Main Hall)
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30- 18:00 Session 1 (Academic Building)
  • 18:15-19:30 Delegates Networking Party (Campus Center Cafeteria)

Saturday June 24

  • 9:00-12:00 Session 2 (Academic Building)
  • Group Photo (In front of the Academic Building)
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-17:30 Session 3 (Academic Building)
  • 17:30-18:30 Dinner
  • 18:30-20:00 Session 4 (Academic Building)

Sunday June 25

  • 9:00-12:00 Session 5 (Academic Building)
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-16:00 Session 6 (Academic Building)
  • 16:30- 17:00 Closing Ceremony (Main Hall)

Women’s Empowerment and the Links to Sustainable Developmentcsw-quote

Meeting the Needs of the words Women and Girls

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Negotiated by all Member States, the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an action plan for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership. It will foster peaceful, just and inclusive societies and require the participation of all countries, stakeholders and people. The agenda seeks to end poverty by 2030 and promote shared economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection for all countries. The new agenda has 17 goals, including a stand-alone goal on “gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”, SDG 5 as well as mainstream a gender perspective within all goals.

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) a functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) established in 1946 is the main global intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. It is. CSW and its secretariat UN-Women are the most significant international actors working  together with Member States and civil society to create a discrimination-free world where women and girls are able to fully participate in the economic, political, and social spheres of their societies.

Forty-five Member States of the United Nations serve as members of the Commission at any one time. The Commission consists of one representative from each of the 45 Member States elected by the Economic and Social Council on the basis of equitable geographical distribution:

  • 13 members from Africa
  • 11 from Asia
  • nine from Latin America and Caribbean
  • eight from Western Europe and other States
  • four from Eastern Europe

Members are elected for a period of four years. See more.


UN Body: Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Agenda: Women’s Empowerment and the Links to Sustainable Development

Meeting 1: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls  


  1. Expanding Access to Services
  2. Safety in Public Spaces
  3. Raising Awareness and Improving the Collection of Data
  4. Advocacy to End Violence Against Women and Girls
  5. Education for Prevention

Meeting 2: Economic Empowerment    


  1. Economic Empowerment for Rural Women
  2. Economic Empowerment for Domestic Workers & Migrant Domestic Workers
  3. Economic Empowerment for Low-skilled Women
  4. Increasing Pay Equality
  5. Increasing Management Positions

Meeting 3: Peace and Security    


  1. Participation in Peace Negotiations & Peace Building
  2. Protection from Human Rights Violations
  3. Access to Justice
  4. Conflict Prevention & Resolution
  5. Female Peacekeepers

JUEMUN 2017 Important Dates

  • Applications open from now until March 20
  • Materials are available on March 1
  • International Delegate Fees are due March 31
  • Domestic Delegate Fees Due May 12
  • Position Papers Due Monday June 5
  • JUEMUN Conference June 23-25, 2017

Kobe Portopia Hotel

unknown-1The Kobe Portopia Hotel has a panoramic view of beautiful sunsets and Kobe’s enchanting nightscape (mountainside) and Osaka Bay, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Awaji Island (seaside). The hotel is
conveniently located 10 minutes from downtown Kobe’s Sannomiya (free Shuttle) with 745 guest rooms, 13 restaurants and bars, and a fitness center, spa facilities and a prayer room.

Rooming: All delegates are in rooms of 3 or 4 JUEMUN participants from different universities, regions of Japan and nationalities, mostly from the same priority. A JUEMUN goal is to foster understanding, global citizenship and community building.

Kobe Portopia Hotel

Tel: 078-302-1111

Address: 10-1 6-chome Minatojima Nakamachi Chuo-ku Kobe Hyogo ken, 650-0046

JUEMUN 2017 Fees: 25,000 yen


  • 3 lunches & 2 dinners
  • 2 night’s accommodation, breakfast included
  • Transportation to and from the conference hotel
  • Participation Certificate

Note that if you are making a remittance from abroad, an additional 4,000 yen is required to cover the bank commission in Japan per transfer.


For 70 years, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies has the aim of cultivating the “Global citizen” who can participate in various disciplines, including among others, business, diplomacy and education by utilizing the advanced foreign languages skills which are needed to effectively function in a modern, international society. Additionally, our students will be educated with the skills and knowledge to make capable, competent, and flexible decisions. Founded in 1946, KCUFS offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. There are 4 major language departments: English, Chinese, Russian and Spanish Studies as well as International Relations. The undergraduate programs offer a choice of the following courses: Linguistics, Literature, General Culture, Social Sciences, International Communication and Education. KCUFS, an A rank institution is one of only two public foreign studies universities in Japan and has a current enrollment of over 2,000. KCUFS is the only municipal level university in Japan to offer government endorsed Japanese as a Second Language Programs to foreign students. KCUFS has teacher and accredited student exchange programs. On average, 300 students study abroad every year, of which 120 are accepted in accredited programs at leading educational institutions and organizations worldwide.


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About Kobe

Kobe was named UNESCO City of Design in October 2008. Kobe the capital of Hyogo Prefecture one of Japan’s ten largest cities. Kobe is blessed with great natural beauty being located between the sea and the Rokko mountain range. Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries. Its port was among the first to be opened to foreign trade in 1868 and an Old Foreign Settlement remains. Kobe’s port is connected with more than 130 countries and it continues to be an international city with 45,000 residents from 110 countries. It has convenient access by land, sea and air, and a high level of public security. Kobe is in the Kansai area, which includes Osaka and Kyoto with a population of 24 million. Around the city there are many signs and information in English, Chinese and Korean. There are more than 140 medical facilities, many providing service in other languages. Kobe reflects the world’s religions with places of religious observance for Christians, Muslims, Jews, Jains Buddhists and Shintoists. Kobe boasts the longest suspension bridge in the world and the oldest hot spring resort in Japan, with more than 1000 years of history. In 1995, Kobe was hit by the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, which killed over 6400 people and destroyed tens of thousands of buildings. Today the city is completely rebuilt and has become even more creative and vibrant.