What is Montessori Model UN?

What is Montessori Model UN?

Montessori Model UN is a division of Youth For a Better World, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, recognized as an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. Our Mission is to Inspire and Empower Youth.

Is Model UN a conference?

Students can attend Model United Nations conferences around the world and from the comfort of their own homes with online conferences. These conferences are organized by universities, high schools, non-profit organizations, and other educational groups.

What are Model UN conferences like?

At a MUN conference, students work as the representative of a country, organization, or person, and must solve a problem with other delegates from around the world. MUN teaches participants skills like research, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership.

How do you plan a Model UN Conference?

  1. Step 1: Make sure each Committee has a Bureau.
  2. Step 2: Review the Programme of Work.
  3. Step 3: Allot time for expert session.
  4. Step 4: Schedule time for the review of progress.
  5. Step 5: Assign facilitators.
  6. Step 6: Draft resolution should be tabled and distributed.

How do you write a position paper in MMUN?

A good position paper will include:

  1. A brief introduction to the country and its history concerning the topic and committees;
  2. How the topic affects the country;
  3. The country’s policies with respect to the issue and the country’s justification for these policies;
  4. Quotes from the country’s leaders about the issue;

How do I start my own MUN?

The Debate Cycle

  1. Pick a topic and style of debate.
  2. Assign each student a country.
  3. Research the country.
  4. Research the issue.
  5. Explore the country+issue position.
  6. Research, Research, Research.
  7. Write a policy statement.
  8. Create an opening speech.

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