Category: McGill Model UN

McMUN for a Cause – Supporting Atsikana Pa Ulendo

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During the 2015 McMUN Opening Ceremony the chosen charity for this year’s assembly was announced to be the Atsikana Pa Ulendo (APU) Malawi Girls on the Move in Malawi. This non-profit organization was co-founded by Canadian teacher Christie Johnson and…

The United Nations Security Council

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Committee: United Nations Security Council Welcome to the 22nd Century. This year the UN Security Council is set in 2115, where the global order and its dynamics have evolved drastically in the wake of WWIII. Nonetheless, the UNSC is still…

Combined SA & Crisis Committee on Persian Invasions of Ancient Greece

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The Combined SA & Crisis committee concerning the Persian Invasions, divided into the Athenian War Council and the Athenian Democracy, addresses a declaration of war on Athens during the Second Invasion. The session takes place in 480 BC, at a time when…

Staff Cocktail

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On the night of the 22nd on the 37th floor of Centre Sheraton, the staff cocktail night was in full swing. Overcrowded – perhaps; infused with energy – certainly. This event brought together McMUN staffers to network, make friends, and engage…

GLF Interviews

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May White-Vilmouth and Emma Noradounkian After the Global Leadership Panel, we proceeded to having a quick interview with the speakers regarding their general impression of the panel’s discussion. This year’s panel included a range of academics and professionals. Mark Brawley,…

On Education – the UNESCO Committee Session

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McMUN kicked off its UNESCO Committee Session today at the Centre Sheraton Hotel. As an organization, UNESCO’s mandate is multifaceted, tackling education, multiculturalism and cultural protection, and science and technology. Accordingly, the 2015 conference focused on endangered languages, bioethics and…

Head Delegate Cocktail

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Within the first half hour of the Head Delegate Cocktail on January 22, delegates were slowly trickling in and getting drinks to cool down and mingle with other school representatives, after a busy few hours, starting at the opening ceremony…

Global Leadership Forum

On January 22, McMUN hosted its second annual Global Leadership Forum (GLF), which was sponsored by the Institute for the Study of International Development and featured McGill’s Professor Mark Brawley as its moderator as well as three panelists: Christian Kastrop,…

Opening Ceremony

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On January 22nd, the Centre Sheraton Ballroom filled for the McMUN Opening Ceremony. With over 1500 delegates, predominantly from North America, and over 650 staff members from McGill University, the 2015 McMUN Conference is McGill’s largest to date. Students from Harvard,…

McGill International Review at McMUN

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Welcome all delegates and staff members! For the first time, the online McGill International Review is collaborating with the McGill Model United Nations conference, the second largest and #1 ranked Model UN conference in North America. Over this weekend, our…