Category: McGill Model UN

Discussing the United Nations Security Council Committee with Vice Chair Aleksandra Busic-Conevska

Located in Salon 6, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) emergency session of 2025 discusses how to approach a world thrown into chaos — where the international refugee crisis, terrorism, and sovereignty disputes are among the pressing issues that demand…

UNEP Committee Delegates Share Their Thoughts

Delegates of the United Nations Environmental Assembly shared their thoughts on the committee, the city of Montreal, and the overall McMUN experience during their lunch break. Lucas Corallo, a second-year student from the University of Toronto Scarborough, comments, “This is…

Inequality and Incest in the Game of Thrones Committee

It is a time of great uncertainty in the kingdom of Westeros. With King Robert in critical condition after a hunting accident, representatives of the great Houses of the Realm have convened in a special emergency session of the Small…

6th Legal Committee Moves to Hold Peacekeepers Accountable

The United Nations showed the breadth of its specialized legal bodies, as the 6th Legal Committee commenced its second committee session with passionate efforts to invoke UN values on international affairs. The 143 delegates present this morning were quick to recognize…

Reconciliation and the Dirty War in Argentina: The Specialized Agency on the National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons

The Specialized Agency known as the National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons can be described in 5 words: Spanglish, civilized unmods, and well-prepared delegates. Taking place in 1983 Argentina, the delegates take on the role of historical figures that…

McMUN 2017 Global Leadership Forum: The Impact of Collaboration Between the Private, Public, and Plural Sectors Empowering Developing Communities

Recently, there has been a global trend where organizations within the private, public, and plural sectors are collaborating more across sectors to leverage financial resources of certain partners with the experience of other parties to maximize impact on communities. While…

Way Ahead Not Closed – Key Note Speaker McMUN 2017

With the words ”je suis ravi d’etre avec vous ce soir,” The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, opened her address as the Keynote Speaker of McMUN 2017. Having served as the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Under-Secretary-General…

McMUN’s Grand Opening: Four Days of Heated Debates, Unique Encounters and Experiences to Remember

The McGill Model United Nations (McMUN) 2017 convention officially opened at 7:30 PM yesterday, after months of hard work and preparation. This is McMUN’s 29th edition, as it welcomes 1572 delegates from universities across Canada and the USA. Around 600…