of a body of the United Nations (General Assembly, International Court of Justice or Security Council) or some other intergovernmental organization (Arab League, European Union, NATO).
Participants research a country, take on roles as diplomats, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult, and then develop solutions to world problems.
During MUN, participants utilize a variety of communication and critical thinking skills in order to represent the policies of their country.
· public speaking
· small and group communications
· policy analysis
· active listening
· conflict resolution
· note taking
· technical writing.
Model UN operates using basic parliamentary procedure. This allows all delegates to be active participants through giving speeches to the committee and writing resolutions concerning a given topic.