About JC Model UN

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The Juniata College Model United Nations (JCMUN) club was established in 1997. Since then the club has attended collegiate conferences, and won awards, at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins and McGill in Canada. The club is open to all students, regardless of field of study and of international experience. In addition, Juniata offers a one-credit class for students wishing to learn more about the Model United Nations and participate in the JCMUN high school conference.

 

What does Model UN do?

Trains in skills of diplomacy, competes using those skills in a national MUN conference, and holds a conference for area high schools (November 20, 2013). For more information, contact Liz Widman at widmane@juniata.edu or Derek Magnotta at magnodx10@juniata.edu.

 

DSC_3761 copyModel UN has Three Objectives

1. To give you an understanding of how the UN works and what issues it is currently tackling in terms of war and peace as well as the economics of globalization

2. To prepare you, through simulation, on the art and mechanics of debate and decision in the UN

3. To prepare the Juniata collegiate team to manage and mentor the high school conference on November 20, 2013

 

2013-2014 Club Officers

President: Derek Magnotta                 Treasurer:  Eli Murphy 

Contact for further information:  
juniatamodelun@gmail.com

 

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