Author Archives: Matthew Bolton

About Matthew Bolton

I am assistant professor of Political Science at Pace University and author of Foreign Aid and Landmine Clearance.

Pace NYC Model UN: 2017/2018 Year in Review

Pace University New York City Model United Nations students made the campus proud this year at three conferences: Pace students received 8 awards at the 2017 National Model UN conference in Washington DC,  placed them joint 4th out of 67 participating … Continue reading

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Pace Students Experience Global Policymaking in Geneva

Ten Pace University Model United Nations students participated in the Geneva International Model UN (GIMUN) conference, 24 to 29 March 2018, simulating processes of global policymaking at the UN Palais des Nations, home to the UN Office in Geneva, Switzerland. “GIMUN … Continue reading

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Pace University Demonstrate the Agency of “Small” States at 2018 National Model UN New York

Pace University students representing Rwanda, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Papua New Guinea at the 2018 National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York City showed how supposedly “small” countries play a crucial role in global policymaking. … Continue reading

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Sailing the Good Ship Model UN

My first experience attending the 2018 National Model UN (NMUN) conference in New York City can be best described as having sailed a giant tidal wave with my professor’s lessons as the sails and my delegation partner as shipmate.

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Enhancing Leadership Skills through a New Role

Taking Model UN for the second time this semester has been an opportunity for me to improve my leadership skills. Prior to the conference, I was able to guide junior delegates in the right direction when writing position papers, practicing  … Continue reading

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Taking Pacific Island States Seriously

I will always remember my experience at the 2018 National Model UN (NMUN) conference in New York City. At the Opening Ceremony, I was inspired by the speeches that recalled all the past events and historical resolutions that were passed in … Continue reading

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Model UN Is Unlike Any Other Class

Model United Nations is definitely unlike any other class offered at Pace University. It can be overwhelming at first but you get used to everything that goes on after the first day or so. The big committees at the 2018 … Continue reading

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