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.

Application to Participate in 2017 Scotland Model UN Conference

Pace University’s New York City Model UN program is planning to help cover the costs of between seven and 15 students (depending on final budget approval, the number of eligible applicants and costs of flights) who wish to attend the … Continue reading

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Pace Model UN Program Featured in UN Secretary-General Report

Pace University was featured in UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s report on “disarmament and non-proliferation education” today, which calls on “schools in all countries to inform and empower young people to become agents of peace by helping them to mobilize, … Continue reading

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Model UN was the Highlight of My Undergraduate Career

Coming into Pace, I never would have imagined being a Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies double major. Now, four years later, I love that I made the decision to switch my major. I participated in Model UN for … Continue reading

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Former Pace Model UNer Serves Ukraine UN Mission as a Youth Delegate

‘Youth should be more represented in the government as actors of change’ Oleh Puryshev ‘15 became interested in the United Nations system while participating in Pace University’s Model UN program at conferences in Washington DC and New York. Along with … Continue reading

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Model UN Helped Me in My Work at the Real UN

As I graduate this month from Pace University and leave behind many memorable and valuable experiences, I have begun thinking about what I have learned from my five semesters in the Model United Nations program, as a student and head … Continue reading

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Pace University Receives 11 Awards for Diplomatic Excellence at National Model United Nations in New York

Pace University received 11 awards at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York City, 27-31 March, representing China, Costa Rica, Norway and Palau in simulations of global debates on peace, development, human rights and environmental issues. In … Continue reading

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Signing Up for Model UN Was One of the Best Decisions I Made in College

Signing up for the Model United Nations class (POL303C United Nations Workshop) and attending the 2016 National Model UN conference in New York was one of the best decisions I have made at Pace University. Model UN is about so … Continue reading

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