One of the major duties for chairs is writing study guides, otherwise known as background guides. The study guide for your committee is vitally important for informing your delegates on what they should expect in […]

Handling Hawks: Dealing With Aggressive Delegates

by Richard Zhao on March 17, 2017

The caucus bloc negotiating the 20+ operative clauses

By: Satya Amin (Media Associate) If you’ve done Model U.N, you’ve encountered power delegates. They are often some of the toughest obstacles to run into. This piece, orchestrated by Satya Amin, draws from his personal […]

MUNecdote: A Woman’s Role in Model UN

by Rose Jacobs on March 14, 2017

Girls learning at a Makani.

I was introduced to the world of Model UN by a tall, white boy in a red power tie. Pakistan was the first speaker in the DISEC room of my freshman year’s first conference, and […]

The FCMUN Experience

by Conna Walsh on March 13, 2017

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  This guest article was provided FCMUN Secretary-General Thaenpaavai Kannan & Director-General Arielle Tait. With the 10th Annual Five College Model United Nations Conference (FCMUN) right around the corner between March 24th and 26th, the Secretariat takes […]

WAMUNC Conference Recap

by Aaron K on March 12, 2017


The 19th annual Washington Area Model United Nations Conference (WAMUNC) brought together more than 1,300 high school students from around the world. The conference, which took place this weekend, was set in the beautiful Marriott […]


Welcome to Moderated Caucus, a series examining the questions that keep delegates, chairs and secretariats up at night. Should closing ceremonies have guest speakers? Does crisis actually count as MUN? How do you explain to […]

First Time Doing Crisis: Expectations vs. Reality

by Pinar Sezgin on March 9, 2017

Delegates in the Turkish Cabinet respond to a crisis

  At every conference, you’ll almost always hear another delegate say, ‘’Have you heard about what happened in the crisis committee?!’’ followed by a rundown of all the fun and exciting things that happened in that […]


Learn about how Best Delegate team member Laurabeth Goldsmith has spent her collegiate and professional careers working to promote gender equality and human rights around the world!

March Theme: MUN Goes to College

by Lala Kumakura on March 8, 2017


Best Delegate strives to produce the best MUN-related content to help delegates at every level find the information they need.  That’s why theme for March is MUN Goes to College. We’ll be bringing you lots of […]