10th Annual Middle School Model United Nations Conference

The 2019 conference took place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

Check back next year for information & registration for our 11th Annual MUN conference in 2020.  

Are you a home-school 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 "2019 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 chelsea@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.

2019 Important Deadlines

Registration Closes:                              Friday, February 15, 2019

Country/Committee Wish Lists Due:      Friday, March 8, 2019

Payment Due:                                        Friday, March 15, 2019

Position Papers Due:                             Friday, May 3, 2019 by 8:00 pm

If you have questions about the program, please contact Chelsea Segal at chelsea@lyceum.org or Emmy Ham at emmy@lyceum.org

2019 Committee & Topics 2019 Background Guides

General Assembly- (Third Committee- Social, Humanitarian & Cultural)

  • The Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board

  • Promoting the Health of Migrants

Security Council

  • The Situation in Venezuela

 2019 Conference Material

2019 Conference Day Schedule

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

”MUN has boosted my confidence, so I may participate in more performances, such as school plays”- 2019 MS MUN participant

2019 Participating High Schools:

  • Bayview Academy

  • International School of Monterey

  • Monterey Bay Charter School

  • Vista Verde Middle School

  • Mount Madonna School

  • Two Decades Academy

  • Home-school students of Monterey County

2019 Position Paper Award Winners:

  • General Assembly

    • Uganda, Ciann Amalan & Desiree Torres & Alyzha Lopez

    • Canada, Normandy Fileck

  • Security Council

    • Netherlands, Antony Ortiz & JayDe Beaudry

    • China, Kohanna Bridges

  • World Health Organization Organization

    • Malta, Camila Jeronimo

    • Greece, Finnegan Radcliffe

    • Dominican Republic, Henry Jacobs & Wyatt Adams

2019 Outstanding Representation Award Winners:

  • General Assembly

    • India, Ansh Shah

    • Uganda, Ciann Amalan & Desiree Torres & Alyzha Lopez

    • Venezuela, Brevin Reed

    Security Council

    • Russia, William Colasanto

    • Netherlands, Antony Ortiz & JayDe Beaudry

    • South Africa, Tanner Downing-McAdams

  • World Health Organization

    • Sudan, Maram Gasmelseed

    • Canada, Melyssa Jaime & Tilly Garcia

    • New Zealand, Skylar Christpherson & Sean Collins