Tag Archives: UPMUNC

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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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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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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Pace Students Examine the Gender Dimensions of International Politics

“The personal is international,” feminist theorist of international relations Cynthia Enloe reminds us. This means that even though global policymaking has traditionally focused on the interactions between states, it is crucial to pay attention to the gender dimensions of international … Continue reading

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Application for University for Peace Model United Nations Conference 2013 in Costa Rica

****NOTE: Applications for Pace’s funding of participation in this conference are now closed — Ed. **** Pace University’s New York City Model UN program is planning to help cover the costs of between eight and 15 students (depending on the number … Continue reading

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Pace NYC Model UN Students Bounce Back from Sandy at UPenn Conference

Located in Lower Manhattan, opposite City Hall and next to the Brooklyn Bridge, Pace University’s campus community in New York City was severely affected by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Our main campus was without power for a week and … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Model UNers to Participate in Real Global Policymaking

Students enrolled in the Model United Nations class and club at Pace University in New York City have the opportunity to participate in real global policymaking this Fall semester in a unique partnership with Control Arms. The UN General Assembly’s … Continue reading

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