9th Annual Middle School Model United Nations Conference

The 2018 conference took place on Saturday, May 12 at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Topics and Registration for 2019 will be available in January 2019! 

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 2018 Model UN conference, please click here.

To watch the 2018 Model UN Press Conference and Closing Ceremony, please click here.

(Previous) 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 Chelsea Segal at chelsea@lyceum.org. 

2018 Participating High Schools:

  • Bayview Academy 
  • International School of Monterey
  • Monterey Bay Charter School
  • Vista Verde Middle School
  • Homeschool students of Monterey County

2018 Position Paper Award Winners:

  • General Assembly, 
    • Australia, Colette Gsell & Camila Jeronimo
    • Vanuatu, Kohana Bridges
  • Security Council
    • Ukraine, Luci Cole
    • Malaysia, Parker Bridges
  • Food and Agriculture Organization 
    • China, Willow Black
    • Egypt, Linda Khaswneh

2018 Outstanding Representation Award Winners:

  • General Assembly
    • Brazil, Maram Gamelseed 
    • Australia, Colette Gsell & Camila Jeronimo
    • Mexico, Jennifer Rios & Alina Ramirez
  • Security Council
    • Uruguay, Jimmy Fields & Ari Telford
    • France, Antony Ortiz & JayDe Beaudry
    • Japan, Tanner Downing-McAdams & Quinn Karm
  • Food and Agriculture Organization
    • Japan, Colven Morse & Evan Takehara
    • Sudan, Summer Shuman
    • Lesotho, Angel Garibay

 

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

TimeActivityLocation
8:30 amRegistrationMcCone Building
9:00 amKeynote AddressIrvine Auditorium (McCone Building)
9:30 amSession IMorse Classrooms
11:45 amLunchHolland Courtyard
12:30 pmSession IIMorse Classrooms
3:00 pmCommittee Briefing and Awards CeremonyIrvine Auditorium (McCone Building)
“My favorite part of the whole Model United Nations process is talking/discussing to make the world a better place” - 2018 MS MUN participant