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Who are UNICEF Ambassadors?

Who are UNICEF Ambassadors?

The United Nations International Emergency Fund, UNICEF, was formed on 11 December 1943. In 1954, Danny Kaye, an American actor and philanthropist, was named as the very first UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. Kaye, and every ambassador after him, works on behalf of the...
AMUN 2020 Moves Online!

AMUN 2020 Moves Online!

Greetings from the AMUN Secretariat. As many have suspected, due to COVID19, AMUN will not be holding an in-person conference in 2020. We will however be hosting a virtual conference online for 2020. We will post all of our updates here, in addition to emailing our...
How Is A United Nations Ambassadors Chosen?

How Is A United Nations Ambassadors Chosen?

Have you ever wondered what processes are used to choose an Ambassador to the United Nations? Each country selects its Ambassadors to the United Nations through its own process, which can vary widely. In 1961, the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations was created....
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

American Model United Nations (AMUN) expresses our devastation for the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and the many other Black lives that have been ended as a result of systemic racism, extrajudicial violence and police violence. These...
The United Nations in the Time of Disease

The United Nations in the Time of Disease

The world is no stranger to widespread sickness. Human history is spotted with pandemics, and after viruses were initially discovered in the 1890s, knowledge about the spread of disease grew. In 1918, just at the end of the First World War, the world was faced with...
Safety at AMUN

Safety at AMUN

“The safety of the people shall be the highest law.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman philosopher born in 106 BC Before attending any Model UN conference, but especially one in a major metropolitan area, delegations and school groups should discuss matters of...

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