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Award-Winning Pace Students Debate Energy Challenges at Geneva Conference

Meeting in the United Nations’ grand Palais des Nations, Pace University New York City students were recognized with three awards for their participation in debates regarding the challenges of “Access to Energy” at the 15th annual Geneva International Model United Nations (GIMUN) conference … Continue reading

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The Role of Pace Model UN Students in Advocacy at the Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations

“Arms control and disarmament are urgently imperative…the heart of the most vital challenge to the international order.” — Benjamin B. Ferencz, prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials and former Pace University adjunct professor of international law. As the Arms … Continue reading

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The Crucial Role of Civil Society and Media in Global Policymaking

Model United Nations conferences, in which students engage in simulations of global policymaking bodies, have a tendency to toward “state-centrism.” In most conferences, students represent UN member states, and unlike real world policy processes, they are not called to account … Continue reading

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