Summer Institutes in Global Leadership

Check back here at the end of January to register for the 2019 Summer Institute in Global Leadership!

Join other young people who are just as passionate about global issues as you are. To learn more about the programs we offered in 2018, click on the topics below. (To receive an email notification when 2019 registration opens, join our email list at the bottom of our homepage!)

Institutes in Global Leadership:

UNAGB Summer Institutes bring together local and international students to discover global challenges and 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, diplomats, and local politicians
  • Improve your public speaking and negotiation techniques
  • Learn new Model UN strategies!

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

Where: Harvard University

Cost: $695 per student/week

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 prior Model UN experience is required. 

June 25 - June 29, 2018, Global Health (Grades 7-12)

This week, we explored the issues involved in global health. Students learned different aspects of this topics, built skills in public speaking and negotiation, and finished the week with a full day Model UN simulation.

 

When: June 25 -June 29, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-12

Where: Harvard Business  School

July 9 - July 13, 2018, Climate Change (Grades 7-10)

This week, we explored the issues involved in climate change and its consequences. Students learned different aspects of this topics, built skills in public speaking and negotiation, and finished the week with a full day Model UN simulation.

 

When: July 9 – July 13, 2018 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard Business  School

July 30 - August 3, 2018, Human Rights (Grades 7-10)

This week, we explored the issues about human rights. Students learned different aspects of this topics, built skills in public speaking and negotiation, and finished the week in a full day Model UN simulation.

When: July 30 – August 3, 2018 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Advanced Institutes

Advanced Institutes bring together older students who are passionate about global issues and aspire to be in leadership roles that demand advanced 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, diplomats, and local politicians
  • Apply skills to current real-world topics

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

Where: Harvard University

Cost: $695 per student/week

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

July 9 - July 13, 2018, Advanced Negotiation (Grades 11-12)

This week, students worked together to learn negotiation strategies from experienced members of the The Bridgeway Group. No-prep Model UN simulations took place throughout the week as a medium for practicing new skills. The week culminated in multi-lateral negotiations.

When: July 9 – July 13, 2018, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 11 and 12

Where: Harvard Business School

August 6 - August 10, 2018, Advanced Public Speaking (Grades 9-12)

This week, students worked together to develop public speaking skills through the format of Model UN crisis simulations. There was a particular focus on presentation tips and tricks and extemporaneous speaking.

When: August 6 – August 10, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 9-12

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science

Young Delegates (Intro to Model UN)

In 2018, we had our first ever Young Delegates week for students entering grades 5 – 7! In a combination of introductory parliamentary procedure skills and issues related to the oceans, students enjoyed a hands-on, interactive week that included guest speakers, experiments, and of course, Model UN!

When: 1 Week-long program in July

Where: Belmont Day School

Cost: $495 per student/week

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

July 23 - July 27, 2018, Young Delegates (Grades 5-7)

This week, students entering grades 5-7 learned introductory Model UN skills while delving into issues related to the oceans!

When: July 23 – July 27, 9am-2pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 5-7

Where: Belmont Day School