Greater Boston Model UN is a traditional General Assembly style conference open to students in grades 6-12. This is a unique and high caliber one-day Model UN Conference. It’s an excellent way to ‘kick-off’ the 2023-2024 season!
The Greater Boston Model UN 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 topic? We will be participating in UNHCR’s Model UN Refugee Challenge on the topic of Protecting Refugee Children.
Will students participate in pairs? Yes!
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.
Is this a middle or high school conference? This conference is open to both middle and high school students. They will be in separate committee rooms.
Will lunch be provided? No – Please note that students will be responsible for their own lunches. Delegates are encouraged bring money to purchase food in the Downtown area.
Are there position papers? No – not for this conference.
Will this conference be in-person or virtually? This conference will be held in-person in Boston, MA.
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? The cost of attendance is $65/delegate, as well as a $100 team fee. If you attend a Title 1 qualifying school you may request a reduced delegate fee of $25/delegate.
What is the refund policy? All payment is due by the final delegate count deadline. Delegate refunds will not be provided after the final delegate count due date.
Looking for additional resources? Check out our FAQ here!
We hope to see you there! Please contact Victoria Livingston, Education Program Manager at [email protected] with further questions.