Model UN

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Model United Nations?

A: Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly & other multilateral bodies.

Q: How did Model U.N. begin?

A: Simulating international organizations began when students held a series of Model League of Nations in the 1920s.

Q: Who participates in Model United Nations?

A: More than 400,000 middle school, high school & college students worldwide participate every year. Some former MUN members are U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, actor Samuel L. Jackson & Chelsea Clinton.  WUHS MUN has the honor of having a NASA employee, military dentist & elementary school teacher as WUHS MUN alumni!!!

Q: What is a Model United Nations conference?

A: An event where students from various schools attend & simulate being ambassadors to their assigned nation & discuss & resolve issues they have been assigned.  WUHS currently attends two conferences each year, the 1 day Carthage College High School Model UN Conference in early November & 2 day UW-Milwaukee Model UN Conference in late March.

Q: Why should I participate in Model United Nations?

A: It promotes student & teacher interest in international relations & related subjects, helps with problem solving, conflict resolution, research skills and communication skills.

Q: What do I do as a MUN member?

You will be asked to write a 1 page double spaced position paper on your assigned nations view on assigned issue. 

Q: How often does the WUHS MUN meet? 

The WUHS meets once a week for questions and information.

Contact Mrs. Gamble at egamble@waterforduhs.k12.wi.us if you have any questions