Global Negotiation Symposium

The Global Negotiation Symposium is a chance for JUEMUN Faculty Advisors and other interested teachers and professors to share best practices and present on teaching skills needed for student success in Model United Nation conferences and related situations.

More information can be found at: globalnegotiation.wordpress.com

The 1st Global Negotiation Symposium with the theme of “Global Negotiation as a 21st Century Skill” was held during JUEMUN 2017 at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies and featured the following presentations:

  • Lori Zenuk-Nishide, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – What is JUEMUN?
  • Andrea Paul, Monash University – Negotiation in Practice
  • Michiko Kuroda, Mercy College – Successful Negotiation for Cooperation
  • Jay Klaphake, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies – Ten Lessons for Being a Better Negotiator
  • Barley Mak, Chinese University of Hong Kong – Developing negotiation and writing skills through wikis in Hong Kong
  • Robert Joel Deacon, Nagoya University – The Evolving Argument: Academic Confrontation and Negotiation
  •  (Webinar) Letizia Cinganotto, Italian Research Institute for Innovation – Debate in the “Avanguardie Educative” Project
  • Noriko Nakanishi, Shuet Ying Tam, Anthony Torbert, Yukie Kikukawa, Kobe Gakuin University – The challenges to overcoming the “inward tendencies” of Japanese through study abroad programs
  • Donna Tatsuki, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – Negotiating in ELF: The Case for Native-Speaker Training
  • J. Barrie Roberts, Chapman University, Fowler School of Law – Getting to “Yes” as a Second Language
  • David Kluge, Nanzan University – Non-confrontational Debate: Debate Skills for Collaborative Communication
  • Tsuyoshi Kida, Tsukuba University – From Global Negotiation Skills to Earth Literacy
  • Craig Smith, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Community Engagement Projects: Negotiating Staff-Student-Faculty Consensus

The 2nd Global Negotiation Symposium was held during JUEMUN 2018 at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies and featured the following presentations:

  • Michiko Kuroda, Mercy College – MUNs for University Students: Merits and Challenges
  • Mbilo Boliko, UNFAO Tokyo Office; Kazuhide Kuroda, Doshisha University; Takaaki Miyaguchi, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies; Laura-Anca Parepa, University of Tsukuba – Negotiation the UN SDG 2 throughout the Coming Years
  • Thomas Weiler, University of Westphalia – Germany at the United Nations: Negotiating a Permanent Seat at Security Council
  • Gavan Gray, Tsuda University – Negotiation and Simulation-Gaming in Curriculum Development

The 3rd Global Negotiation Symposium with the theme of “Best Practices in MUN Simulations” was held during JUEMUN 2019 at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies and featured the following presentations

  • Akiko Taguchi, Director for International Labour Organization, Tokyo Office – Q&A Roundtable
  • Miwa Ueda, PhD Student, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – Learner Autonomy in EFL: A MUN Perspective
  • Lori Zenuk-Nishide, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – KASA and Self-efficacy through JUEMUN
  • Neil Cowie, Okayama University – The role of digital technology in MUN events
  • Yuko Ikuta & Yuko Kitamura, Bunkyo University – Promoting the awareness towards English as a lingua franca and intercultural sensitivity through JUEMUN: A case of Bunkyo University students
  • Fan Ran, PhD Student, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – Presentations: Mediocre Made Great
  • Donna Tatsuki, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – A Taste of MUN: Mini-Workshops for Newcomers
  • Brent Jones, Konan University – Project-Based Learning for EFL Learners
  • Donna Tatsuki & Lori Zenuk-Nishide, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies – Flipped Classrooms and Model UN Simulations
  • Tom Fast, Notre Dame Seishin University – Acquiring Global Competence via the Model UN
  • Takako Yamane – Introducing Parliamentary Debate to High School Classes