Apply for the MUN Refugee Challenge today!!!
Worldwide, over 80 million people have to flee their homes due to conflict, violence and persecution. UNHCR believes that young people have a central role in finding ways to help them thrive.
UNHCR is challenging Model United Nations (MUN) delegates worldwide to debate the major issues related to forced displacement.
Any MUN organized in 2022 can take up the Challenge. The competition is open to MUNs taking place online as well as in-person at university, high school and primary school levels. Also, students taking part in MUNs as “delegates” cannot directly register themselves but can encourage their conference to take part in the Challenge.
UNHCR invites you to debate on four major issues:
The debate can also be one or more of the following issues:
How to Participate in MUN Refugee Challenge
A jury composed of UNHCR members, young refugee leaders as well as independent experts will judge the resolutions that emerge from these debates. There will be an announcement of the awards at the end of 2022. The best ideas will be shared with policymakers and there will be its promotion on UNHCR’s social media channels, which are followed by millions of people.