Model United Nations

MUN

Bridging the Education Gap and Creating Global Citizens

Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the UN General Assembly, UN Security Council, or other multilateral body, which introduces students to the world of diplomacy, negotiation, and decision making. 

At Model UN, students step into the shoes of ambassadors of countries that are members of the UN, from Argentina to Zimbabwe. The students, better known as “delegates”, debate current issues on the organization’s vast agenda. They prepare draft resolutions, plot strategy, negotiate with supporters and adversaries, resolve conflicts, and navigate the UN’s rules of procedure – all in the interest of resolving problems that affect the world.

Model United Nations at UTRGV: Come join us!

Students on both campuses are welcome to take POLS 3394-04 Special Topics in Politics Model United Nations this Fall 2016 semester. This course, which will be held on Fridays 10:30 AM – 12:40 PM at the Brownsville Campus, will give students the opportunity to stimulate UN functions and debate major issues of the United Nations. This course will include current events, pressing international issues, the basics of international law and some of the protocol and procedures of diplomacy. Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible to attend the National Model United Nations conference in New York City. 

For more information, contact:

Dr. Michelle Keck
michelle.keck@utrgv.edu
Office: Brownsville, M0 1.126C
Phone: 956-882-6517

If you would like to show support for our UTRGV students, please consider donating to help them attend the Model United Conference in at the United Nations in New York City. 

Resources:

United Nations Association of the USA

http://www.unausa.org/

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