9th Annual Middle School Model United Nations Conference

The 2018 conference will take place on Saturday, May 12 at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Topics and Registration are now available! 

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 "2018 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 ellen@lyceum.org.

To see photos from the 2017 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 9, 2018

Country/Committee Wish Lists Due:      Friday, March 9, 2018

Payment Due:                                       Friday, March 16, 2018

Position Papers Due:                             Friday, May 4, 2018 by 4:00pm

If you have questions about the program, please contact Ellen Olack at ellen@lyceum.org. 

2018 Topic Background Guides

2018 Committees and Topics

General Assembly- (Second Committee- Economic & Financial)

  • Sustainable Development- Disaster Risk Reduction 

General Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization

  • Sustainable use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture 

Security Council

  • The Situation in the Middle East

2018 Conference Materials

2018 Conference Day Schedule

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