NATO SECURITY SIMULATION: WARSAW, POLAND
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NATO Security Simulation
Program Dates: June 17-21, 2020
Conference Dates: June 19-21, 2020
Krakow Extension Dates: June 21-23, 2020
Throughout the last five centuries, Poland has witnessed, on multiple occasions, the ultimate defense of European and Western values. Whether invasion by the Mongols, Huns, Ottomans, or later through the Nazi and Soviet occupations, Poland makes the perfect host for the exploration of the NATO security apparatus. The NATO Security Simulation is the first program run solely by the All-American Model UN Programs.
Students will be assigned to varying roles on the diplomatic missions sent by the NATO member states. Part of the conference will tasked with setting policies and defense reactions to international threats. After policy has been set, delegates will participate in a fully-simulated military exercise.
Arrive in Warsaw
Arrive in Warsaw from your local airport
Meet your All-American team mates
Train with the All-American MUN Director
Go out to dinner in the City Center
-Explore UNESCO recognized Old Town Warsaw and the Jewish Ghetto
-Visit St. John’s Cathedral and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
-Follow the Royal Route through the Royal Park while learning about Poland’s former monarchy
-Tour Warsaw’s socialist realism architecture
-Discover belle époque streets and hidden pre-war courtyards.
-Try out Polish cuisine, including pierogi, kishka, and borscht
Compete against students from across Europe
Fully-integrated Crisis Conference
– Take a train to Krakow from Warsaw
– Explore the Wawel Castle and Old City
– Shop in the Main Market and Cloth Hall
– Go to the Rynek Underground Museum
– Visit Oskar Schindler’s Factory
– Spend the Day at the Auschwitz Museum outside of Krakow
Don’t waste your time in Poland! The NATO Security Simulation Program includes cultural touring, concerts, and plenty of local food.
- Tour the Warsaw old city and emerging technology sector
- Dine out in the city and try a variety of Polish foods
- Spend a day going to Auschwitz to reflect on history
During the NATO Sim, decide upon policy for NATO and its member states before seeing it in action.
- Participate in the most accurate simulation of NATO
- Understand how the security apparatus works
- Set policies for NATO and its members states
After you’ve agreed to policies, use them in a fully-simulated military exercise
- Step into the roles of NATO commanders and command centers
- Witness how the NATO apparatus responds to crisis
- Test your policies against real world consequences
The All-American Model UN Program to the NATO Sim in Warsaw, Hungary is a no-hassle program that takes the worry away from planning and travel. Our fall program to Budapest includes all of the following, plus more!
Opera or Music Concert
Remote Online Training
Breakfast and Dinner
24-Hour Supervision & Contact
Application and Qualifications
Students applying to the All-American Model UN team should have a consistent performance of excellence, not just in Model United Nations also academically. We will assess each candidate on an individual basis and not against one another. Students should use their application to illustrate their strengths and progress throughout high school.
- Students must have at least of two years of competitive Model United Nations experience and participated in at least two conferences.
- The best candidates will have placed (been awarded a Best Delegate, Outstanding Delegate, or Honorable Mention) in a high percentage of conferences attended.
- Experience hosting a conference or chairing a Model UN committee looked favorably upon, but not required.
- Exemplary understanding of parliamentary procedure including: moderated debate, motions and points, resolution writing, and voting procedure.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to thoroughly research advanced matters of international affairs, both in the present and past.
- Leadership experience either in Model United Nations or comparable co-curricular activities
Qualifying Model UN Conferences
- Harvard Model UN (HMUN)
- Ivy League Model UN Conference (ILMUNC)
- Yale Model UN (YMUN)
- Model UN at the University of Chicago (MUNUC)
- North American Invitational Model UN (NAIMUN)
- UC Berkeley Model UN (BMUN)
- Stanford Model UN Conference (SMUNC)
- USC Model UN (TrojanMUN)
- Washington Area Model UN Conference (WAMUNC)
- Chicago Invitational Model UN (CIMUN)
- Boston Invitational Model UN (BosMUN)
- Johns Hopkins Model UN Conference (JHUMUNC)
- University of Michigan Model UN (MUNUM)
- Rutgers Model UN (RUMUN)
- Princeton Model UN Conference (PMUNC)
- Cornell Model UN Conference (CMUNC)
- Brown Simulation of the United Nations (BUSUN)
- William and Mary High School Model UN (WMHSMUN)
Early Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Student Seats Available
Award Rate after All-American
Students Accepted into Ivy League or Similar Schools
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