Event Details

The Global Leadership Conference (GLC), held in partnership with the Suffolk University Model UN team, is a unique and high caliber one-day Model UN Conference. It’s an excellent way to ‘kick-off’ the 2020-2021 season!

This conference provides delegates with an exciting first Model UN Conference of the school year. This is a no-prep conference in which students receive an abridged topic guide and country profile on the day of the conference and 30-minute preparation block before the start of committee.

Below is a brief Q & A to help you learn a little more about the event:

What is the committee/topic? General Assembly, Indigenous People’s Right to Education

Is this a middle or high school conference? This conference is open to both middle and high school teams. They will be in separate committee rooms.

Will students participate in pairs? No – at no-prep conferences online, all students will work individually. They will receive their assignments the morning of the conference.

When will delegates find out their countries? Once delegates arrive at the conference they will be assigned a country and be given a half-hour to prepare their country positions and opening statements.

Are there position papers? No – not for this conference

Will this conference take place online? Yes – this conference will be held virtually using Zoom and a virtual schoolhouse through an educational event platform called classrooms.cloud

My school doesn’t have a Model UN team, but I’d like to attend…are independent teams invited? Yes! Independent teams and independent delegates are welcome to attend. Parent advisors welcome!

What is the cost of registration? There is no group delegation fee for this conference. The cost of attendance is $50/delegate. If you attend a Title 1 qualifying school you may request a reduced delegate fee of $20/delegate.

What is the refund policy? Delegate fees ($50/$20) may be refunded until a week before the event.

Looking for additional resources?

1. New delegate to MUN (or new to virtual MUN?) – click here for Frequently Asked Questions by delegates about virtual MUN!

2. New advisor to MUN (or new to virtual MUN?) – click here for Frequently Asked Questions by advisors about virtual MUN!

3. New parent-advisor to MUN (or new to virtual MUN?) – click here for Frequently Asked Questions by parents about virtual MUN!

We hope to see you there! Please contact Alex Bostian, Education Program Manager at [email protected] with further questions.