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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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I Was Inspired by Learning that Small Countries Can Make a Big Difference

When we all were little, we were asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” At the age of 7, I wanted to be a teacher and a ‘mommy.’ Now, as a sophomore Model United Nations student … Continue reading

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New Conference, New Challenges

The Pace University New York City Model United Nations program has always inspired me to challenge myself and to learn about the world from a different perspective. At the 2013 University for Peace Model United Nations Conference I decided to … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Community in Costa Rica Puts Model UN Discussions of Human Rights in Perspective

Before participating in the 2013 University for Peace Model United Nations Conference in Costa Rica, UPeace faculty gave Pace University New York City Model UN students a three-day training in contemporary human rights issues. This included a trip to the … Continue reading

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The Tension between Being a Delegate and a Head Delegate

As both a head delegate for our Model United Nations team and a participant in Model UN, I am faced with an interesting dynamic in the committee room. The recent 2013 UN University for Peace Model UN conference in Costa … Continue reading

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Pace Students Wrestle with Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” However, many … Continue reading

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