New York: Model United Nations

Important Dates:

EXTENDED Deposit Deadline: January 11, 2019 
Scholarship Deadline: December 11 2018
Final Payment Deadline: January 11, 2019 
Mandatory Orientation Meeting: Spring semester 2019

Courses Offered:Model United Nations Logo

POLS 2930: Model UN I: New York
POLS 4930: Model UN II
POLS 4930: Honors Model UN II: New York

Professor: Professor Nadia Jilani-Hyler
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This class is designed with several goals in mind. The class is organized to give the student a substantial knowledge base on international organization and law as codified in the United Nations Charters and Declarations. Students will learn the complete structure and organizational mechanisms of the United Nations, focusing specifically on the major institutions and organs, including: the Security Council, General Assembly, Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship, and the International Court of Justice. The class will concentrate on all UN committees, councils, and programs that our assigned country is a member of. The class will concentrate heavily on the history, culture, identity, society, economy, and political practices of the assigned country. Students will learn the key components of international strategy, bargaining, negotiation techniques, and tools of international diplomatic state craft. Finally, the class will develop and prepare students to participate in the required National Model United Nations in New York.  

Additionally, students wishing to take 4930 should have prior experience with the MUN program, and be willing to take on additional leadership roles, such as helping to organize and work the Augusta University  JRMUN. Honors students wishing to take the class for Honors credit will also have additional work.   

*No prerequisites for this program

**This course meets every Friday from 10am-1pm on campus prior to the actual trip to New York.

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MUN students

March 23, 2019
Depart from Georgia
Opportunity to see New York sights, such as ground zero, Empire State Building, and other sites.

March 24, 2019
Preparation for the conference

March 25, 2019
Model United Nations Conference

March 26, 2019
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March 27, 2019
Model United Nations Conference

March 28, 2019
Model United Nations Conference

March 29, 2019
Student free day: tours, plays, shows, etc.

March 30, 2019
Return to Georgia

Financial Information:

Program Fee: $2160 + Tuition & Fees

Deposit: $200

Final Payment: $1960

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What's included? Airfare, lodging, conference fee
[Note: Hotel cost is for 2-3 in a room. If you would like a single room, you can request a single room for an additional cost if rooms are available.]
Additional Expenses: All meals


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