How To Do Well In a Model UN Crisis Committee

by Rohan Arora on November 29, 2017

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What is Crisis? While traditional General Assembly and Specialized committees operate on a static timeline, Crisis does not. Instead, the actions the delegates take directly affect each update and influence the eventual end result of the […]

Moderated Caucus: Crisis is better than GA

by Sam Povey on February 19, 2017


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 […]

Munecdote – Crisis: All in the Details

by Ayush Saxena on January 26, 2017

Delegates hear from human rights expert Martin S. Flaherty

Here at Best Delegate, we’re implementing monthly themes for our website content! The theme for January is Crisis Committees – enjoy this crisis-filled article and let us know what you think! Additionally, The MUNecdote (MUN-Anecdote) series, […]


(This article was originally written by BILL KOSMIDIS on NOVEMBER 18, 2015) Often the first time a crisis committee is explained to a MUN delegate, the headline characteristic used to describe this type of debate […]


Often the first time a crisis committee is explained to a MUN delegate, the headline characteristic used to describe this type of debate is the fact that delegates can be assassinated.  This glorified action is […]


From March 26-29, 2015, the William & Mary International Relations Club hosted the third iteration of &MUN, which is steadily becoming a staple conference on the collegiate-level circuit. Over 100 delegates hailing from universities across […]

Russian Empire: 1905 Crisis Director Chirag Sachar poses with UChicago Head Delegate Nisha Bala at ChoMUN XVI.

This guest article was written by Blake Alex and Chirag Sachar, the Chair and Crisis Director of the Russian Empire: 1905 committee at ChoMUN XVII. Attacking a Background Guide: 1) Attacking a what? A Background Guide […]

University of Chicago Head Delegates Nisha Bala, Eric Wessan, and Apratim Gautam are all smiles with their Best Large Delegation award at HNMUN 2014.

This guest article was written by Apratim Gautam, one of the Head Delegates of the University of Chicago travel team and the Coordinating Crisis Director of the JCC: Ching Shih’s Pirate Fleet vs. the Qing Dynasty 1808 […]


by Mari on November 21, 2013

The AdHoc committee takes a limo to the Philadelphia Federal Reserve for a crisis update.

The University of Pennsylvania hosted the forty-seventh session of UPMUNC this past weekend in (sunny) Philadelphia and proved that although the conference has existed for nearly half a century, the Penn IAA still has some […]