High School Model United Nations Conference

Students and faculty engaging in model UN political rhetoric during the 2016 High School Model United Nations Conference.

The preparation guide for 2018 not currently available.

The Global and International Studies Program at Western Michigan University is looking forward to hosting the Third Annual Western Michigan University High School Model United Nations Conference in the spring of 2018. Our second conference, which took place in March of 2017, involved debates on the Suez Crisis of 1956, the peaceful uses of outer space, and the Syrian refugee crisis and human rights. Visit our Model UN Club web page for more information about the High School Model UN conference.

Model Un high school conference at western michigan university 2016

 

Event details

Interested participants are encouraged to utilize the information and resources listed below in preparation for attendance.

Cost: Cost will cover supplies, materials and a conference t-shirt. The cost is $60 per delegate. A $50 deposit is required upon receipt of invoice. Your school must register to receive an invoice. Country assignments will be given upon receipt of the deposit.

Meals:The Model UN Club at WMU will host a small breakfast and on-campus lunch one day of the event. Participants will have access to dining services on campus and for external dining options, there are many restaurants in Kalamazoo to explore.

Parking: There is a large parking lot located on the west side of Miller Auditorium. Parking map.

Lodging: See hotels.

Directions: Interactive map

Registration

Registration for the 2018 High School Model United Nations Conference is not yet available. Please check back early 2018. Registration should be completed by the high school representative for the entire delegation from that school. Payment is not required to register but a $50 deposit is required upon receipt of an invoice. Country assignments will be given upon receipt of the deposit.

The following materials should be submitted prior to the event (2018 due date not yet determined):

Photo and image permission form

Position papers (Instructions not yet available for 2018)

REGISTER

Payment

Delegations may make their payment by check either in full, or in incremental payments. Incremental payments require that a minimum of 50% of the total cost for your delegation be included in the first payment. Country assignments will be given to delegates upon receipt of the first payment.

Make checks payable to Western Michigan University. Checks should be mailed to:

Global and International Studies Program
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5492 USA

Checks not issued directly from the high school should include the high school name, city and state written on the front of the check.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Model UN at WMU Faculty Advisor Dr. Ken Steuer.