ORGANIZERS & CHAIRS


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

PMC's Organizers are experienced enthusiastics. They have been extensively involved in a variety of international educational projects for years (even decades in some cases) and brought together the best from model conferences, competitive debating and public speaking when designing the very first year of Prague Model Congress over the past eight months (and almost all the 'House of Cards' episodes watched in the background).

Convener

Richard Gracla

Richard studied Economics at the School of Oriental & African Studies in London. He now works in corporate education.

He has been involved in debating, judging and couching in the Czech Republic, UK and internationally for over 15 years. He has also been the convener of the Prague Debate Sping Tournament since its very beginning in 2014.

Richard has participated in various MUN conferences around the world including the National Model United Nations in New York or Cambridge University International MUN. He was on the London International MUN organizing team.

Co-Convener

Bedřich Bluma

Bedrich studied Law and History at Charles University in Prague. Nowadays he works for the Czech government.

He has been involved in high school and university debating since 2007. On top of regular judging at international tournaments, he coached the Czech National Debate Team and entire generations of debaters including many winners of various debate competitions.

Bedrich MUN career started in 2002 when he first participated in the Prague Model United Nations. In addition, he has been involved in the Czech Model U.S. Congress since its very beginnings over 7 years ago.

Fundraiser

Jakub Drahorád

Jakub reads Law and International Relations at Charles University in Prague. He is a licensed youth trainer under the Erasmus+ framework, and has served as a youth leader in many international projects promoting active citinzenship accross the EU.

Since high school, he has been organizing political simulations and model conferences such as the Czech Model U.S. Congres or the Prague Student Summit – Model UN.

His debate experience involves participation in national and international tournaments, including the final round of the Czech Debate League. Also, he joined the Prague Debate Spring OrgTeam in 2017.

Web Developer

Jan Svačina

Jan studies Software Engineering at the Czech Technical University. He works part-time as a software engineer at Monet +, which deals with banking and card transactions. He is currently conducting research on data processing from IoT sensors for context-aware applications.

He has been involved in debating, judging and coaching for 4 years. He also coded and designed the web site of the Prague Debate Sping Tournament.

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Committee Chairs are meticulously selected from the PMC's wider Organizational Team based on their experience as well as academic and professional background. They are required to preside over PMC Committee Sessions and produce Policy Recommendation Proposals as well as provide feedback and give awards to participants. They will be introduced to you soon. Please follow our facebook for updates.