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After two years of pandemic-adjusted Model UN, the start of the 2022-2023 school year will largely be the great restart of Model United Nations. Most conferences will return to in-person, with hundreds or thousands of students once again returning to conferences,...

How to Avoid a Cliche Crisis Arc in Model UN

If you have done a crisis committee before, you've seen a variety of crisis arc archetypes. There's the Cult Arc, where your base asset is a cult you create to impact the committee. There's the arc where you create a shell company to fund your actions, the arc where...

Color Psychology in Model UN: Why Your Outfit Matters

Not only do great leaders lead on the inside by encouraging confidence, maintaining a compelling vision, and ethically communicating–they also lead on the outside through their outfit choices. An outfit can make the leader because attire can impact a bloc's perception...

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How to Avoid a Cliche Crisis Arc in Model UN

How to Avoid a Cliche Crisis Arc in Model UN

If you have done a crisis committee before, you've seen a variety of crisis arc archetypes. There's the Cult Arc, where your base asset is a cult you create to impact the committee. There's the arc where you create a shell company to fund your actions, the arc where...

Author’s Panel Versus Q&A in Model UN

Author’s Panel Versus Q&A in Model UN

Deciding which delegates go on the Author's and Q and A Panels is one of the most chaotic portions of the weekend. Many will fight tooth and nail to get a chance to present and defend their research in direct view of the chairs who determine awards placement. It can...

COMMUNITY

2022 Model UN Summer Academy Scholarships

2022 Model UN Summer Academy Scholarships

After two years of pandemic-adjusted Model UN, the start of the 2022-2023 school year will largely be the great restart of Model United Nations. Most conferences will return to in-person, with hundreds or thousands of students once again returning to conferences,...

Paper Versus Tech Conferences in Model UN

Paper Versus Tech Conferences in Model UN

The tech policy of Model UN conferences can sharply impact the strategy and planning that a delegate considers before the opening gavel. A systematic approach to the rules and regulations regarding technology is essential to competing in Model UN with success....

Color Psychology in Model UN: Why Your Outfit Matters

Color Psychology in Model UN: Why Your Outfit Matters

Not only do great leaders lead on the inside by encouraging confidence, maintaining a compelling vision, and ethically communicating–they also lead on the outside through their outfit choices. An outfit can make the leader because attire can impact a bloc's perception...

EDITORIAL

How to Handle Last Minute Preparation in Model UN

How to Handle Last Minute Preparation in Model UN

As expected, I recommend that you start prepping for a conference weeks in advance.  Having comprehensive solution sets, knowing your country's policy in and out, giving speeches with a refined understanding of the topic, and displaying knowledge of past failed...

The Diary of a Model UN Binder Delegate

The Diary of a Model UN Binder Delegate

I am unapologetically a binder delegate. I am someone who leverages the research that I’ve compiled before a conference to change the flow of debate during committee in a way that benefits my position. While it’s a seldom-used Model UN strategy, let me explain the...

Three Ways To Be A Memorable Model UN Delegate

Three Ways To Be A Memorable Model UN Delegate

Here's the thing about Model UN that no one tells you when you first start-- it's not really about raw talent. For much of my early years participating in Model UN (i.e., my freshman and beginning of my sophomore years of high school), I blanked at every single...

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Top Ten Things Model UN Beginners Screw Up

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