What are Model UN committees?
At MUNUC, students represent the perspectives of countries or, on some of our smaller committees, historical individuals, cities, publications, and other entities. Based on the committee placement, students will then discuss and try to resolve issues ranging from security to economics to education.
What are the different model UN committees?
First Committee (Disarmament & International Security)
What is Model UN and why is it important?
Model United Nations Model UN is a popular activity for those interested in learning more about how the UN operates. Hundreds of thousands of students worldwide take part every year at all educational levels. Many of today’s leaders in law, government, business and the arts – including at the UN itself – participated in Model UN as student.
How to prepare for a Model United Nations Conference?
Come up with new and interesting topics for Model United Nations conferences that cover crime prevention, criminal justice and other aspects of the rule of law; Pick and choose the most appropriate intergovernmental bodies within the United Nations to simulate given a certain topic, bringing variety to the Model United Nations;
How many Model UN topics are inspired by the SDGs?
Without further ado, here are 17 Model UN topics inspired by 17 SDGs for you to incorporate into your next MUN conference! According to a 2017 study by the Brookings Institution, low-income communities are more vulnerable to the risks of natural disasters, and struggle the most to recover.
What are the rules of debate and procedure in Model UN?
Note: There are no standards in Model UN and different conferences may run their debate and rules of procedure differently. The two most commonly used rules of procedure are North American/ UNA-USA procedure and THIMUN procedure; most conferences’ rules of procedure are copied or modified from those two.