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Conference Recap: CHMUN XIV

The following article is written by Khai Nguyen, a Best Delegate Media Associate and Director-General of CHMUN XIV. From January 11-12, 2019, the fourteenth iteration of the Chantilly Model United Nations Conference (CHMUN XIV), hosted by Chantilly High School Model United Nations, successfully highlighted the principles that Model UN celebrates through the attending delegates’ comprehensive […]

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5 Ways Teachers Can Benefit from Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

This article was provided by Global Schools Program Ambassadors, a Sustainable Development Solutions Network Youth Initiative. The Global Schools Program is one of the projects lead by the Youth initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Youth), in support of UNESCO’s Global Action Program on Education for Sustainable Development (GAP-ESD). The program aims to generate […]

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Lessons from the MUN Institute: How to Research Your Crisis

In MUN crisis committees, there are two different kinds of research you’ll need to do to prepare- research about the “topic” (meaning the committee, crisis, and historical context) and research about the person you’re representing. However, while in traditional MUN committees you may be researching UN topics using UN sources, it gets trickier for crisis […]

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WIMUN 2019: Recap

The 5th WFUNA International Model UN (WIMUN) was held last week in New York City for its largest and most diverse year yet. Two Best Delegate staffers who were on-site reflect on their experience. What is the ‘WIMUN Approach’? Understanding WIMUN by Madeleine Northfield WIMUN operates like  no other MUN conference I had ever been […]

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Top 3 Best Delegate Training Opportunities for Model UN Advisors

Model UN is an activity that has something to offer to learners of all ages- middle school students, high school students, college level students and adults who are involved in the activity. While there are lots of clear ways for students to get involved (check out our summer program), it is sometimes less clear how […]

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The Logistics of International MUN Travel

Participating in international MUN conferences is a fantastic way to learn more about international politics, visit exciting destinations, and forge lifelong bonds. However, the logistics surrounding moving fifteen to twenty teenagers across the world can be daunting for even the most seasoned travelers. This article will break down some of the best tips and tricks […]

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The Future of Model UN

Model UN Nations has connected high school and college students  around the world for years. As more and more international conferences are hosted, delegates are becoming increasingly interconnected. Now with technology and social media, friendships  fostered by a shared passion for MUN and international relations are able to transcend continents. Matthew Kim, a senior at […]

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PadMUN’s Success Story

This article is a guest submission from Yasmin Nur Habibah, staff of Media and Press Padjadjaran Model United Nations 2019.  Padjadjaran Model United Nations (PadMUN): 7 Years of Contributing to MUN Community in Indonesia Padjadjaran Model United Nations (PadMUN) is an annual United Nations conference simulation held by International Relations students of Universitas Padjadjaran, in the city of […]

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5 Ways a First Timer Delegate Can Prepare For a MUN Conference

If you’re new to Model United Nations and getting ready for your first conference, fear not! We’re here to outline the five ways a new MUN delegate can make sure to be as prepared as possible for their first Model UN experience. Even if you’ve had some MUN experience the tips and tricks below might still […]

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