United Nations Headquarters in New York, 15-20 August 2018
Model United Nations Conference (UA-MUNC)
Conference Description: UA-MUNC New York is the world's leading simulation of the UN, that provides an accurate simulation of the United Nations that is fun, innovative and that offers new committees in the UN4MUN world.
Theme: The Road to Achieving Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies, Global Partnerships, and Strong Institutions for Sustainable Global Development.
Committees: Simulated committees include the General Assembly, the Security Council the ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum, the ECOSOC Commission on the Status of Women, and the International Court of Justice. UA-MUNC New York will also include a real-life "#MUN_Action" Committee where participants will represent their own organizations, and discuss how to youth can work towards the advancement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Model UN and developmental education.
Rules of Procedure: The conference will provide an accurate portrayal of the UN decision-making process, as it will follow UN4MUN Rules of Procedure.
Venue: The Conference will be held at the UN Headquarters in New York and/ or the Grand Hyatt Hotel New York.
Date breakdown: 15-16 August 2018: UN4MUN Workshop co-developed and co-delivered by the United Nations & United Ambassadors at the UN HQ NYC.
17-20 August 2018: UA-MUNC New York (Model UN Conference) at the UN Headquarters NYC and the Grand Hyatt Hotel NYC.
The Process: The first two days are a training workshop held in partnership with the UN Department of Public Information, followed by the Model UN conference, which will last for 4 days, including 2 days of plenary sessions, and 2 days of committee sessions.
The United Ambassadors MUN Conference (UA-MUNC) is a pioneering conference held the United Nations in New York that offers the most accurate simulation of the United Nations and its decision-making process, as it follows UN4MUN Rules of Procedure.
Previously known as "the MUN Youth Assembly", this year, and for the first time, this conference will include both committees that simulate the United Nations, as well as real-life "MUN Action" committee discussing the role of youth in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference welcomes all active MUN participants aged 12-29, who must be enrolled in either high school or university. The conference is designed for forward-thinking, innovative youth leaders, and it is a valuable educational experience for students who wish to learn first-hand how the real United Nations functions, in a one of a kind conference held at the heart of the UN Headquarters.
Previous Conference: The MUN Youth Assembly, UN HQ NYC was an original production by United Ambassadors and the first of its kind worldwide. It came 2 weeks before the 71st and 72nd sessions of the United Nations General Assembly. Delegates from around the world expressed their views on the changing MUN landscape and how MUN can have an impact on the world. The conferences culminated in the launch of resolutions that encouraged young MUN leaders around the world to drive a positive change in their Model UN circuit. It was supported and encouraged by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, The President of the General Assembly, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft, the United Nations Department of Public Information, the SDG Action Campaign and the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.
Regular Registration Deadline: June 15th, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: June 30th, 2018
Note: This conference is organized by United Ambassadors, a global non-profit education organization. Seats are limited. Early registration is advised.
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Disclaimer: United Ambassadors does not charge a fee for entry to the United Nations Headquarters. Registration fees are for delegates/ participants actively participating in the educational program offered by the organization inside and outside of UN facilities. If you do not wish to register as an active participant, and only wish to attend the opening/ closing ceremonies at the UN HQ, please fill in this free registration form for 1-day access to the ceremonies in the UN GA Hall and/ or ECOSOC Chamber as an inactive observer free of charge. Acceptance is not guaranteed, this form will place you on a waiting list. Applications are reviewed and provided based on merit and availability.