8th Annual Middle School Model United Nations Conference

The 2017 conference will take place on Saturday, May 13 at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

Are you a homeschool student wishing to participate?  Register for our Model UN enrichment class by clicking here.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties registering, use the print version located in "2017 Conference Materials" below. You may fill it out by hand and mail or fax to the Lyceum, or you can fill it out electronically and email to ashley@lyceum.org.

To see photos from the 2016 Model UN conference, please click here.

To watch the 2016 Model UN Press Conference and Closing Ceremony, please click here.

Important Deadlines

Registration Closes:                              Friday, February 10, 2017

Country/Committee Wish Lists Due:      Monday, March 6, 2017

Payment Due:                                       Friday, March 17, 2017

Position Papers Due:                             Friday, May 5, 2017 by 4:00pm

If you have questions about the program, please contact Ashley Gora at ashley@lyceum.org.

2017 Topic Background Guides

2017 Committees and Topics

General Assembly

  • Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space

ECOSOC (specifically the Commission on the Status of Women)

  • The Empowerment of Rural Women and their Role in Poverty and Hunger Eradication

Security Council

  • The Situation in North Korea

2017 Conference Materials

2017 Conference Day Schedule

8:30 amRegistrationMcCone Building
9:00 amKeynote AddressIrvine Auditorium (McCone Building)
9:30 amSession IMorse, Casa Fuente, and McGowan Classrooms
11:45 pmLunchHolland Courtyard
12:30 pmSession IIMorse, Casa Fuente and McGowan Classrooms
3:00 pmCommittee Briefing and Awards CeremonyIrvine Auditorium (McCone Building)