Model UN

Model UN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and its other multilateral bodies where students perform an ambassador role while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more.

Model UN in the Palm of Your Hand

The MyDiplomat app is a free education resource that will connect users with world issues at the forefront of UN policy debate. Simulations place a group of individuals in the shoes of diplomats, challenging them to think and speak about global issues from the perspective of another country’s ambassador. MyDiplomat is a fun, interactive way to learn about the UN while practicing important skills such as decision making, effective communication and critical thinking.

Explore MyDiplomat

Are you a teacher looking to spice up global education in your classroom?

MyDiplomat includes a step-by-step Facilitator Guide to help you incorporate a UN diplomacy simulation into your next lesson plan, and printable country placards to enhance your students’ experience. Create a MyDiplomat account to explore our resource guides.

Bring the UN Experience to Your Classroom

You can also join our UNA Educator Affinity Group! 

Transform your Model UN delegates into Action Ambassadors

Schools hosting Model UN conferences during the 2019/2020 school year are eligible to apply for UNA’s Action Ambassadors Program. If selected, UNA will provide your conference with resources and tools to help your Model UN delegates be Action Ambassadors!


Become an Action Ambassador.



Upcoming Model UN Conferences

Global Classrooms International Model United Nations is a program that seeks to provide knowledge and skills based training for students in areas like conflict resolution, coalition-building, communications, and negotiation.

Below are the dates for the 2020 middle and high school conferences.

  • Global Classrooms International Middle School Model UN: March 26-28, 2020
  • Global Classrooms International High School Model UN: May 7-9, 2020

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