Model UN Conferences simulate the UN bodies during which participants represent different UN member States and discuss issues of global importance. The models enjoy great popularity among youth in many UN Member States as well as in Armenia. Participants do research on proposed mock study cases, present their respective country statements, learn to find consensus, discuss their positions and negotiate a joint resolution.
Model UN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and other multilateral bodies where student roleplay the ambassadors debating topics as diverse as maternal health and landmines to promoting literacy. Often led by students, Model UN programs, started at universities over sixty years ago, soon grew to schools and colleges all over the world. From public speaking to critical thinking and in-depth research, student delegates draw a wealth of knowledge from the Model UN experience. Since the 1940s, flourishing Model UN clubs and conferences have led both students and schools to use Model UN in innovative ways. Some schools use Model UN as part of their social studies class curriculum, others support their students in planning conferences as a leadership opportunity.
On this page you will get detailed information about Model UN Conferences, how to get prepared, what you need during preparation, use appropriate glossary and terminology and through links and video films learn more about this fascinating activity.