Dear Model United Nations Delegates:

 

We invite you to the 2018 Charger Model United Nations high school conference to be held at the University of New Haven in conjunction with Notre Dame high school in West Haven, Connecticut on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

 

The conference will run simulations of 4 United Nations' committees, including the Security Council, and discuss a variety of current global topics. It will also include optional position papers for the opportunity to win awards.

 

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

 

Sincerely,

 

Karina Krul

Director, ChargerMUN 2018

Liv Bisanti

Outreach Director, ChargerMUN 2018

 

Aneesha Kumar

Committee Director, ChargerMUN 2018

Dr. Chris Haynes

Assistant Professor, Political Science

University of New Haven

 

 

Event Details

Date - Sunday, December 9, 2018 

Time - 8am to 5:30pm

Location - University of New Haven,                              Bucknall Theater, Bartels Hall

 

Mailing Address

Denise Prior

   Associate Director of Accounting

   Business Office

   University of New Haven
   300 Boston Post Rd.

   West Haven, CT 06516

 

Costs

Student fee - $30 per student (includes         light refreshments and lunch in the           Charger Marketplace eatery)

Initial School Deposit - $30

 

Registration Deadlines

Early Registration Deadline - June 1, 2018

Registration & Deposit Deadline - Nov 1, 2018

Final Payment Deadline: Nov 30, 2018

 

Please make checks payable to:                    "University of New Haven"

 

Contact Info

For any questions or comments, please      email:  chargermun@gmail.com

Conference Layout​

Committee Topics

 

Theme: The Effects of Modern Technology and                              Social Media

 

General Assembly (Bucknall Theater):

- Addressing the Influence of Social Media on                   Human Rights 

 

Security Council 1 (Alumni Annex):

- Cybersecurity in the Digital Age 

 

Security Council 2 (Moulton Lounge):

- Cybersecurity in the Digital Age

 

UNESCO (Alumni Lounge)

- The Impact of Social Media on Education

 

 

Keynote Speakers

 

Ambassador Richard Boucher

   Former U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus

   Former U.S. State Department Spokesperson

   Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs at                  Brown University

Bio:                                                                                             https://watson.brown.edu/people/fellows/boucher 

 

Matthew Schmidt, Ph.D.

   Director of the B.A. Program in International                           Development & Diplomacy 

   Assistant Profesor of National Security and                             Political Science at the University of New Haven

Bio: 

   https://www.newhaven.edu/faculty-staff profiles/matthew-schmidt.php

 

Schedule

 

8 AM - 9 AM - Registration & Light Refreshments

9 AM - 10 AM - Opening Ceremonies

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM - Committee Session 1

  • SC 1 & UNESCO

10:15 AM - 12:30 PM - Committee Session 1

  • SC 2 & GA

11:35 AM - 1 PM - Advisor Lunch with Amb Boucher

  • Meet at Bartels Student Dining Room

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM - Lunch (Group 1)

  • SC 1 & UNESCO

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM - Lunch (Group 2)

  • SC 2 & GA 

1 PM - 3:15 PM - Committee Session 2

  • SC 1 & UNESCO

 

2 PM - 3:15 PM - Committee Session 2 

  • SC 2 & GA 

 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Voting Bloc & Committee Awards

 

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM - Closing Ceremonies,Team Awards 

Background Guides

General Assembly

UNESCO

Security Council 1

Security Council 2

Optional Position Papers

Position Paper Guidelines

Position Paper Example

Conference Materials 

Working Paper Template 

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