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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

Privilege

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, […]

THIMUN 2017: Insights from a First-Timer

by Conna Walsh on February 20, 2017

THIMUN 2014 Opening ceremony

This guest article was provided by Felipe Félix Méndez, a junior at the International School of Panama. I was skeptical. Although I wanted to believe that I would have tried my best without the possibility of […]

WPMUNI: Recap

by Caroline Rose on March 11, 2016

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This past weekend, some of the best teams on the collegiate circuit convened atop the Hudson River to compete at the West Point Model United Nations Invitational Conference (WPMUNI). While small and hosted every two […]

10 Things Delegates Do After a Model UN Conference

by Natalia Daza on February 5, 2016

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1.Keeping your placard and name tag on that one special place in your bedroom. 2.Posting pictures with your delegation in at least one social network. Tags including inside jokes are expected. #ModelingattheUN 3.Keep sending messages […]

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Because notes and emails are way too old school. 1.                           2.                       […]

MUN Made Easy: The Power of Notes

by Cem Ozmen on December 16, 2015

Note Papers

One of the easiest ways of taking part in an ongoing debate is sending out notes to other delegates. The power of these is often underestimated, thus note papers’ possibilities are not being used efficiently. […]

HELA delegation at THIMUN Qatar

This article is a personal interview with HELA Afghanistan’s founder Rahmatullah Hamdard. HELA stands for Hope for Education and Leadership in Afghanistan, the only non-governmental organization (NGO) that focuses on youth leadership and MUN in […]