Working in a Bloc

Working in a Bloc

It’s a very common thing to hear: A suspension of the meeting is announced and a delegate walks up to the microphone and announces that the members of a certain caucus bloc are going to be meeting in the front of the room next to the Rapporteur dais. So what just...
Meet the General Assembly Second Committee

Meet the General Assembly Second Committee

When the United Nations was formed in October of 1945, Chapter IV of the UN Charter mandated the formation of the General Assembly and allowed for the General Assembly to “establish such subsidiary organs as it deems necessary for the performance of its functions....
Meet the General Assembly First Committee

Meet the General Assembly First Committee

When the United Nations was formed in October 1945, Chapter IV of the UN Charter mandated the formation of the General Assembly and Article 22 allowed for the General Assembly to “establish such subsidiary organs as it deems necessary for the performance of its...
Model UN Tips for Consensus Building

Model UN Tips for Consensus Building

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Consensus is an important part of diplomacy for the United Nations. Traditionally, UN representatives strive to craft diplomatic solutions that work for all their members. While this isn’t always...
Consensus Building at the United Nations

Consensus Building at the United Nations

American Model United Nations seeks to provide a realistic simulation of the proceedings of the United Nations in New York. Over the course of the four-day conference, representatives discuss appropriate responses to different topics on the world agenda, prepare...
Meet the World Health Organization

Meet the World Health Organization

Organizing for International Health The story of the World Health Organization (WHO) begins in 1851, when, in response to cholera outbreaks across Europe, the first International Sanitary Conference convened in Paris, France. This was the first attempt to work...
Meet the United Nations Environment Assembly

Meet the United Nations Environment Assembly

The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the main governing body of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). UNEP was established in 1972 at the conclusion of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, in response to human effect on the...
Announcing the AMUN 2018 Topics

Announcing the AMUN 2018 Topics

We are pleased to announce the final topics for 2018 AMUN Conference agenda. We will be using the AMUN Accords, Facebook and Twitter to publish items related to these topics throughout the year, and we will publish our complete background guides in the Issues at AMUN...

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