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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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Award-Winning Pace Students Explore the Path to Peace in Costa Rica

The preamble of the United Nations Charter states that its purpose is “to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war” and enable the peoples of the world “to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good … 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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Model UN Students Meet Djimon Hounsou, Campaign for ‘Bulletproof’ Arms Trade Treaty

Students involved in Pace University New York City’s  Model United Nations program have played an important role as interns and volunteers in the global campaign to develop stricter controls on the international arms trade, currently less regulated than the market in bananas. This … Continue reading

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Model UN Students’ Arms Trade Treaty Advocacy Makes Front Page of Pace Press

In addition to participating in simulations of global policymaking, numerous students in Pace University’s New York City Model United Nations program have been interning and volunteering with Control Arms, an advocacy coalition calling for a ‘bulletproof’ Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Model … Continue reading

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Pace University Model UN Students Connect with the Global Policymaking Community in New York City

Leveraging its convenient location just two express subway stops from the United Nations complex on the East River, Pace University’s New York City Model UN program has engaged in several efforts this semester to connect its students to global policymaking … Continue reading

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