The European International Model United Nations (TEIMUN Foundation) is a student organisation which aims to educate students about the United Nations. The foundation organises several conferences and participates in several other conferences and workshops to meet this goal. The highlight every year is the annual TEIMUN conference, which takes place every July. This year it was held from the 11th till the 17th of July 2011 in The Hague, The Netherlands. TEIMUN gives students the opportunity to experience the working and decision-making process of the United Nations and NATO through role-playing in one of the organs simulated, helping participants to gain a multicultural view of world affairs and to develop public speaking and debating skills.