Summer Institutes in Global Leadership

Join with other young people who are just as passionate about global issues as you are! To learn more about each week and to register, click on the dates and topics below that are of interest to you!

Check back here in January for the 2018 summer registration!

2017 Institutes in Global Leadership:

UNAGB Summer Institutes bring together local and international students to discover global challenges and to attempt to address them through Model United Nations programming. Students will learn to think critically about the problems facing our society, to use diplomacy and compromise as tools, and to form policy proposals that make solutions possible.

  • Meet other students who are passionate about global issues and current events
  • Learn from guest speakers, including NGO leaders, to diplomats, to local politicians
  • Improve your public speaking and negotiation techniques
  • Learn new Model UN strategies!

When: week-long programs in June and July. Students are encouraged to attend multiple weeks!

Where: Harvard University

Questions: Contact us! Please call 617-482-4587 or email [email protected]

Note: Students involved in student government, human rights related clubs (UNICEF, Amnesty International), honor societies, simulation or public speaking programs (Model UN, Model Congress, Mock Trial, debate, speech, theatre), or in other leadership roles (sports team captains, peer mentoring programs) are especially encouraged to attend.  No priory’s Model UN experience  is required. 

Check back in January for the 2018 summer registration!

June 26 - June 30, 2017, Climate Change

This week, we’ll explore the issues involved in climate change and its consequences. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

 

When: June 26 -June 30, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard Business  School

Interested in Registering: Click here

July 10-14, 2017, Human Rights

This week, we’ll explore the issues about human rights and refugees. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

When: July 10 – July 14, 9am-4pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard Business School

Interested in Registering: Click here

July 24-28, 2017, International Peace and Security

This week, we’ll explore the issues relevant to international peace and security. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

When: July 24 – July 28, 9am-4pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science

Interested in Registering: Click here

Advanced Institutes

Advanced Institutes bring together older students who are passionate about global issues and are in, or aspire to be in, leadership roles that demand advance communication skills.

  • Meet other students who are passionate about global affairs and are leaders or aspiring leaders in their school communities
  • Learn from guest speakers, including NGO leaders, to diplomats, to local politicians
  • Apply skills to real-word and current topics  and apply them to real-world topics

When: 2 week-long programs in July and August. Students are encouraged to attend both weeks!

Where: Harvard University

Cost: $595 per student/week

Questions: Contact us! Please call 617-482-4587 or email [email protected]

Note: Previous Model UN experience is strongly recommended for the July 31- Aug 4 (Public Speaking). 

July 10-14, Advanced Negotiation

This week, students will work together to learn about negotiation styles, as well as learn new techniques in negotiation facilitated by experienced members of the Bridgeway Group. No-prep Model UN simulations will take place throughout the week as a medium for practicing new skills. The week will culminate in a multi-lateral negotiation.

When: July 10-14

Who: Students entering grades 11 and 12

Where: Harvard Business School

Interested in Registering: Click here

July 31 - Aug 4, Advanced Public Speaking (MUN Crisis Sims)

This week, students will work together to develop public speaking skills through the format of Model UN crisis simulations. There will be a particular focus on presentation tips and tricks and extemporaneous speaking. Join us for a fun and fast paced week!

When: July 31 – 4, 9am-4pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 9-12

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science

Interested in Registering: Click here