The Model UN of the Americas/Florida Model United Nations was formed in 2006 to promote Model United Nations as a co-curricular program promoting international education. The conference is open to any college or university with a formal Model UN program or with an interest in furthering international education.
Model UN of the Americas & Florida Model UN's mission is to support and encourage the development of Model UN on college campuses and assist the training of new and old delegates.
Participating in Model UN is easy, but it does take preparation.
Here is a short overview of how to participate in Model UN of the Americas/Florida Model United Nations:
How to Attend a Model UN Conference
Before the Conference
Colleges register and select countries to represent.
(Note: Country assignments are at the discretion of the MUNA/FMUN Conference)
Each Country has seats in selected committees at MUNA/FMUN.
Students will research their respective country and position on topics.
Committees each have a background guide defining the topics that will be discussed.
Students should use the background guides to prepare for debate during committee sessions.
Delegates should prepare for the conference by reviewing the rules of procedure that will be used during committee sessions.
At the Conference
Students represent their selected country in their assigned committee.
The committees are chaired by directors and governed by the rules and procedure of MUNA/FMUN.
Countries work together to write and pass resolutions that solve the issue on the floor of the committee.
While this is only a short overview of the Model UN process, it is a snapshot of what occurs prior to and during a Model UN conference. Use the resources provide here at fmun.org to find out more about Model United Nations and please do not hesitate to call or email our staff with any further questions.
The Model UN of the Americas (MUNA) was formed by the Florida Model United Nations (FMUN) in 2014.