Model United Nations
Welcome to Georgetown Qatar's Model United Nations Program
Our 2019 Conference will be held February 21-24
The application for the 2019 conference is now CLOSED.
Schedule: The schedule for the 2019 conference can be viewed here.
Conference Theme: Diversity and Integration in a World of Conflict
Georgetown University in Qatar's annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference is a forum for engaged high school students to debate current global issues and gain insight into the world of international politics and policy-making. The MUN conference is governed by the MUN Student Board.
Each year we welcome over 350 students from schools around the world to Doha for four days of MUN committee sessions and cultural experiences. Interested schools may apply to bring a team of 6 student delegates to the conference.
What is MUN?
Model United Nations is a student- run simulation of the United Nations, where students assume the roles of foreign diplomats to learn about international politics and diplomacy.
Participants at our MUN are high school students from around the world, who join our MUN as a school team of six students and one or two teachers. Student participants ("delegates") are required to research both the country they will represent at the conference as well as the specific topics to be debated in their assigned committee.
All of our committees are chaired by Georgetown University Qatar students.
Committees and Topics 2019
Georgetown Qatar MUN is dedicated to covering the most pressing issues in international affairs and beyond. Each year our team of students work diligently to come up with a list of intellectual topics that reflect the shifting dynamics of the world. The background guides to each topic will be uploaded shortly.
- The Rohingya Crisis
- Terrorist threats to international peace
Human Rights Council
- Xenophobia and the Persecution of Muslim minorities across the globe
- The Protection of Disability rights globally.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- The Economic instability in Venezuela
- Politicization of religious sites
The Arab League
- The Question of Yemen;
- Political stability in post-Arab spring countries
The Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)
- Neo-Colonialism in Africa
- Safeguarding the rights of Civilian in unrecognized territories
Disarmament and International Security (DISEC)
- Civil War in South Sudan
- Nuclear Proliferation: Nuclear States; NPT
Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
- Feminist movements in a digital world
- Education of females in post conflict zones
Preparing for the Conference
For help in preparing for our MUN conference, please visit our Getting Started Page!
Please contact us with any questions about our Model United Nations program.