Katrina Hill is teacher in Roanoke, Virginia, where she teaches language arts and social studies to students in middle school. Katrina started the school’s Model UN program as an Advisor three years ago, and had the opportunity to attend the Best Delegate Advisor Institute this past summer. As a teacher and a parent, I hear [...]

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Alberto Varela is an MUN advisor from Lima, Peru and has been involved with Model UN for 4 years.  For 40 years, Alberto has been teaching subjects including English, Social Studies, and Philosophy. He has also participated in the  World School Debating Championships in Singapore and Lima.   It all began one rainy day in May, when [...]

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Talented MUN Advisors from around the world have teamed up with Best Delegate's MUN Education in order to share their experiences as Model UN Advisors. Please read on to learn more about our featured Advisor Contributors and Editor for this year!  Nikita Barde - West Windsor, New Jersey Hi, my name is Nikita Barde and [...]

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Normally, a Model UN conference ends with closing ceremonies. But at last month's Qatar Leadership Conference, closing ceremonies was just the beginning of the "MUN Thought Leadership Summit." The summit was a group of 20 people representing various MUN organizations. The initial concept was to develop best practices for leading MUN programs and conferences in [...]

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I had the privilege of giving the closing keynote speech at last month's Qatar Leadership Conference. Even though public speaking is part of what I teach, I still get nervous -- just like any of my students! For keynote speeches I stress the craft of speech writing. I really admire well written speeches and the [...]

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At last month's Qatar Leadership Conference, I gave a one-hour presentation on how Model UN simulates the debate and negotiations of the UN, but not how the UN implements and reports on programs. That's a huge missed opportunity for Model UN. In the presentation, I offered examples from model UN conferences that do touch on [...]

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Last month, Erik and I attended the annual Qatar Leadership Conference. I've attended this conference ever since it started in 2012. It's one of my favorite conferences to attend because it takes a step back from simulating the UN, and instead asks students and educators how their Model UN experience translates into leadership and impact. [...]

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Last month, Erik Leiden and I visited Awsaj Academy in Doha, Qatar, to teach Model UN to special education students in middle school and high school. I had previously worked with individual students with special needs, but this was my first time working with an entire group of special needs students. This was one of [...]

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MUN Education is associated with Best Delegate, a global education organization with a mission of preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders through Model United Nations. Our goal is MUN for ALL – we want to provide world-class MUN training and resources to as many students as possible around the world. We support the Model UN community [...]

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All students have had one or more educators who changed their lives for the better - maybe a teacher that inspired them to follow a certain career path, or a principal who helped them through a difficult time in life. As students grow up into professionals and citizens of the world, there is no limit to [...]

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