Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Model UN Applications due Friday, October 25


WHAT IS THE MODEL UN?

It is the opportunity to present & collaborate with 5,000 students from around the world on international issues that affect all people. Students in the shoes of ambassadors from a UN member state to negotiate with allies and adversaries to resolve conflicts & promote international cooperation.
LSC-NH takes a delegation to New York City every spring to participation in this global conference.  The college takes care of all expenses and students are required to do extensive research & writing regarding the issues of the member state that we are assigned.  Issues that are addressed are
·      Illicit trade
·      Cyber warfare
·      Biological weapons
·      Intellectual properties
·      Microcredit
·      Economic development
·      Human trafficking
·      Organized crime
·      Right of indigenous peoples

APPLICATION PROCESS:
·      Must have 3.00 GPA
·      Two letters of reference from professors, supervisor/manager, commanding officer
·      Writing sample (college level) or answer this question “Discuss the relevance of the UN in the current global political environment.”
·      Submit completed application packet to Diana Cooley – A264B on or before October 25, 2013, delegation will be formed and announced on October 31, 2013 and extensive preparation for the conference begins in the spring semester.
·      We depart for NYC on Saturday, April 12, 2014 and return on Friday, April 18, 2014

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