WFUNA International Model United Nations (WIMUN) New York is the most accurate simulation of the United Nations! WIMUN New York (High School) is the Flagship edition of WIMUN, other editions include WIMUN India and WIMUN Geneva. WIMUN 2020 (High School) will be the sixth edition of WIMUN Flagship. Further, This year’s conference will take place from January 31st to February 3rd, 2020. WIMUN takes place in New York City, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. New York City is the capital of Diplomacy as the home of the United Nations Headquarters. Delegates get the chance to explore Midtown New York and have lunch at any nearby local food spots that diplomats frequent. Further, New York City is home to wonderful sites like the Empire State Building, Lady Liberty, and Central Park. Come join WIMUN and catch a Broadway show after the conference!
The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization representing. Further, coordinating a membership of over 100 national United Nations Associations (UNAs) and their thousands of constituents. Also, Guided by their vision of a United Nations that is a powerful force in meeting common global challenges and opportunities, WFUNA works to strengthen and improve the United Nations.
One of the benefits of WIMUN is that there is a strong sense of community and a strong bond among staff, despite geographic distance. Further, Their student staff come from across the globe and spend months preparing the conference, mostly online. Once they are on-site there is an immediate staff culture of inclusivity. Further, This extends to the delegates, who have hailed from 60+ countries in the past and have created valuable friendships that strengthened and grown the WIMUN community over the years.
WFUNA International Model UN High School welcomes youth between the age of 14 and 18 from North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and also, Oceania who have experience in Model UN or have a high interest in global affairs and the United Nations.