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Forming Blocs in Model UN

by Dhruva Nistane on December 5, 2017

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Blocs are at the heart of Model UN. They are where ideas are nurtured, where people collaborate, where working papers are formed, and where leaders can step into their roles. Forming a bloc is the cornerstone […]

The Four Factors of Picking the Right Model UN Conference

by Priyan Selvakumar on December 1, 2017

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One of the biggest challenges for a Model UN club is to decide what conferences they want to attend. One thing that all clubs have in common is that they want to create the best […]

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 […]

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Is this your first Model UN conference? Is this your tenth conference? Are you feeling a bit nervous and like you aren’t as prepared as you could be? Do you need some last-minute advice but […]

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 […]

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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 […]

MUN has an elitism problem: here’s how we fix it

by Sam Povey on February 23, 2017

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Model UN has an elitism problem… . It’s both glaringly obvious and almost completely ignored. The students who participate overwhelmingly come from the wealthiest, most privileged parts of society: the sons and daughters of financiers, […]

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Hello MUN enthusiasts! My name is Natalia Daza and I am humbled to serve Best Delegate as Editor of Community Development. I could not be more excited to start working with such a talented team, […]

NAIMUN LIII Conference Recap

by Caroline Rose on February 22, 2016

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It was a very successful weekend at one of the largest high school Model UN conferences in the world, the North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference hosted by Georgetown University. The Washington Hilton was buzzing the […]