QLC Presenter Applications are now OPEN!

 

Each year the QLC  sponsors a number of international presenters; flights, hotel and visa assistance are provided. Applicants will also be considered and accepted without QLC sponsorship.  For international applicants, you will be given the option to indicate whether or not you wish to be considered as an unsponsored presenter (travel and accomodation would not be covered). 

 

Local Presenters: If you are an adult professional and live in Qatar, please complete this application.

Applications for local adult presenters are due August 30, 2017.

 

International Presenters: If you live outside the state of Qatar (student, teacher, professional), please complete this application.

Applications for international presenters are due May 14, 2017.

 

Student Presenters: If you are a student living in Qatar, please complete  this application.

 Applications for student presenters are due June 1, 2017. 

 For your reference, please see the QLC Conference Program 2015.

 

 

Featured Presenters

Our Featured Presenters will be added to this website shortly.

 

Aryn Paige Thomas

 

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Aryn Paige Thomas is a Legal Officer at the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, the residual court for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Her interest in international service ignited when she became a delegate to THIMUN while attending high school in Abu Dhabi. Prior to embarking on her UN career, she worked in private practice at a major international law firm, assisted with policy research on biometrics, and served in the US Peace Corps.  

 

Sessions

Reality (v) TV: International criminal courts as portrayed in media

Fictionalized accounts of international justice often take liberties with the facts. This workshop will provide an overview of the jurisdictions and differences between many of the international and hybrid courts, from the Nuremburg tribunal to the International Criminal Court, and explore some of television and film’s representations (and misrepresentations). This workshop is aimed at both students and teachers with an interest in MUN and the ICJ/International Criminal Court.

 

YPP, CBI, PHP – Deciphering UN recruitment acronyms and some practical advice

This workshop will provide an overview of United Nations recruitment, and some practical pointers, from someone who made it through the recruitment process, has served on recruitment panels, and serves as a legal adviser her organization’s human resources department. If you are interested in landing a UN job, this workshop will provide some invaluable tips from someone whose gone through the UN recruitment and application process.