Why DOD 2019? Humans experience a wide array of disasters that generally fall into two categories: natural disasterssuch as hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, etc.; and unnatural, or man-made, disasters such as wars, explosions, wildfires, chemical spills, etc. Such disasters wreak havoc and provoke extensive and large-scale devastation, and carry extremely serious financial repercussions for nations, organizations, and individuals.
The United Nations' 17th ThessisMUN simulation, which takes place every year in Thessaloniki, organized by the University of Macedonia, was completed with great success. The Ionian University through Geolab, and the academic head of the Director of the Laboratory of Geocultural Analyses, Professor Stavros Katsios, was once again present with a 16-member group from the Department of Foreign Languages Translation and Interpreting.