American University Model G20 Launch Recap

by Conna on January 17, 2017

OECD Secretary General Angel Gurría and American University School of International Service Dean James Goldeiger

Written by Julia Clark, Member of the American University International Relations Society Model UN delegates always joke about the overuse of “short and long term solutions.” I can guarantee that myself and the rest of […]

McMUN 2017 Secretary-General Ginny Tan

The McGill Model United Nations Assembly (McMUN) is the largest Model UN conference in Canada, and its twenty-eighth edition will be held from January 26-29, 2017. Best Delegate co-founder Kevin Felix Chan sat down to interview this […]

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Welcome to Moderated Caucus, a new series from Best Delegate 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 […]

UPMUNC 50 Recap

by Joey Moore on January 11, 2017

UPMUNC Upper Secretariat (Left to Right: Michael Mintskovsky (Chief Operating Officer), Alisha Chowdhury (Chief of Staff), Madeline Su (Director-General), Kent Hutchison (Secretary-General))

Written by Risha Rohera, Under-Secretary-General of Crisis Committees of UPMUNC 50 & Remi Cordelle, Business Director of UPMUNC 50 Last November, nearly a thousand delegates traveled to Philadelphia, PA to attend the fiftieth iteration of the University […]

The United Nations has no army, but it does have UN Peacekeepers. The goal of UN Peacekeepers is to create conditions for lasting peace. Peacekeeping is guided by three principles: consent of parties (countries must invite UN […]

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Best Delegate is currently hiring university students to serve as MUN Mentors for the Model United Nations Institute (MUNI), our premier series of MUN summer programs. MUN Mentors are paid staff that serve as MUN instructors for […]

Research Binder Friday: African Union

by Rose Jacobs on December 23, 2016

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Welcome back to Research Binder Friday! Today, we’ll be taking a look at one of the international community’s most interesting bodies out there for delegates to simulate: the African Union!  The African Union’s Story The […]

The Twelve Days of MUNmas

by Lala Kumakura on December 23, 2016

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It’s that time of the year again: the holidays. Once again we find ourselves searching for gifts for our friends and family. If you have a Model UN enthusiast in your life and are having trouble […]