The European Union Center of Excellence will host the 2015 West Coast Model EU on Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the University of Washington in Seattle.
The Model European Union is a simulation of a European Council Summit. Teams made up of two current undergraduate students play the roles of representatives of EU member state delegations, the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the European Parliament. Participants will negotiate issues of concern for the Latvian Presidency of 2015.The 2015 Model EU will feature two concurrent summit negotiation sessions focusing on the following issues: Common Foreign and Security Policy: Towards a Common Crisis Response System and Fighting Youth Unemployment in Europe. Keynote speaker forthcoming.
The 2015 West Coast Model EU is sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence, the Center for West European Studies and the Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington.
Click here for a link to the official page for the 2015 Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.