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Model United Nations

UN Organization

Context is essential. Start with these *questions:

  • What are the important elements of the UN Charter?
  • What are the main bodies of the UN?
  • How are the UN's bodies and agencies organized?
  • Which countries serve on the body or agency you are simulating?
  • How does the body or agency you are simulating operate?
  • What are the most recent UN actions on your issue?
  • Why did past UN actions succeed or fail?
  • What conferences and meetings have been held with regard to your issue?
  • What have UN officials said about your issue?

Where might you find answers to these questions?

Best Bets:

The UN's Structure & Organization page

The UN's News page

Resource links about the United Nations

*Questions from UNAUSA

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