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Welcome to UA's MUN blog! Here, you'll find helpful MUN articles for beginners and experts, for delegates, chairs or organizers, covering the world's most well-renowned and diverse MUN platforms, as well as inspirational stories written by MUNers from around the world.

July 23, 2019

Let's start with the obvious. Model UN is a simulation of the United Nations. Therefore, this simulation should be accurate. If you're active in the Model UN Community, you must have encountered the question: What is UN4MUN? We're here to clarify that. 

What is UN4MUN?

It is a program intro...

July 21, 2019

How much do you know about the history of UN4MUN? The work of United Ambassadors? Or better yet, the history of Model United Nations? Here is the complete story.

In 2009, the United Nations Department of Global Communications discovered discrepancies between the real UN, and how it is simulated world...

July 21, 2019

If you're active in the Model UN Community, you must have encountered the question: What is UN4MUN? We're here to clarify that. 

UN4MUN is a program introduced by the United Nations Department of Global Communications in 2009 with an intention to bring Model UN simulations closer to how the real...

July 20, 2019

What makes the United Ambassadors MUN Conference special? Why should you choose it from a wide array of Model UNs in every corner of the globe?

The obvious response would be “because it offers the world’s most accurate simulation of the United Nations.” But what does that mean for you? And why should...

February 22, 2018

The memory of one’s first Model United Nations (MUN) conference is an inalienable presence. Ask any Secretary-General, award recipient, committee chair, and MUNer. They can tell you – without significant difficulties – precisely what their first MUN experience was like. The moment they lowered their...

Embarking on research assignments for a Model United Nations (MUN) conference can be an incredibly daunting task. Granted, understanding the background, current stance and prospects of a UN Member State is nothing short of complex. Adding the multifaceted global issues delegates find solutions for i...

Ask any delegate about the skills that they would like to improve through Model United Nations (MUN) and, chances are, most would mention “debating skills.”

But before we go into detail on how to master the art of debate, let us begin by asking ourselves the following question, what is debating?

Debat...

It is as hard to master the arts of public speaking and debating, as it is to master the subtleties of negotiation. To the mere observer, a Model United Nations (MUN) delegate who excels at public speaking can steal the show, but both chairs and delegates know that it is negotiations where MUN’s mos...

Standing in a committee room cramped with delegates staring at you and somehow your peripheral vision keeps getting narrower, your voice shakes, your palms get sweaty, and your thoughts begin to scatter as you try to remember the exact words of the speech that is supposed to mesmerize the UN’s Secre...

February 4, 2018

I am William Wegener, a nineteen-year-old student studying international affairs - politics and economics - in Geneva. Passionate about philosophy, geopolitics and macroeconomics, I have always been devoting my time to debating, because I do believe that free exchange of ideas and knowledge is a fun...

February 4, 2018

My name is Ana María Mahecha. I am 21 years old. I am from Bogota, Colombia and I study Government Public Affairs & Economics at University of Los Andes. My first time in an MUN was a few years ago, back in school. Then I decided to participate in another model here in Bogota. And then my first inte...

February 4, 2018

My name is shuja ul haq and I am from Pakistan. I am a third year bachelor's student majoring in business management. I love playing cricket and basketball but, traveling and exploring different places is my favorite thing to do.


I heard about the United ambassadors conference and went for it in 201...

February 4, 2018

My name is Yasmine Janah, and I am currently about to graduate from the Technische Universität Dresden in Germany with Master’s in International Relations and International Public Law. Having grown up in Paris, France, my Model United Nations’ journey started in the beginning of the year 2017. Last...

February 4, 2018

My name is Khadija Husein, I am from Dubai, UAE and I am currently studying at the New Indian Model School in Dubai.
 


I had always wanted to join the United Nations , and coming to the MUN academy has made my goal clear . We have learnt so much about the UN and I made many new friends, I received t...

February 4, 2018


My name is Muhammad Nazim and I am from the United Arab Emirates.


Joining MUN was life changing experience for me. I honestly had no interest in politics and hated researching about the current situation of different countries. But as I experienced MUN I immensely enjoyed the simulation of MUN and...

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