The Leader in Global Issues Education through Simulation IMUNA is an NGO Associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information

Who We Are

By leveraging its unique philosophy and human resources, IMUNA has served for 4 decades as the vanguard in providing engaging and transformative learning opportunities that empower young learners with the skills to be responsible global citizens. IMUNA holds itself to the highest standard for educational programming that builds upon students' classroom skills by providing them with the means and confidence to be effective agents for global change. The organization actively builds and supports a network of international practitioners and organizations in a community of excellence, utilizing expert resources to identify new improvements and innovations in global issues education, and integrating emotional and social intelligence with interdisciplinary academic skill-sets to develop empathy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural understanding. Welcome to IMUNA: your headquarters for global issues education!

What We Do

What is IMUNA?

World's Largest Model UN Conference

Four days of exclusive problem solving at the world-renowned NHSMUN Conference in New York City, USA

World Class Staff

Students from the world's leading universities, plus global experts on education and leadership

International Connections

Meet and connect with other MUN delegates and faculty advisers from around the world

Educational Resources

The most comprehensive research archive, country profiles, and resources for MUN programs of all types

Unforgettable Experience

Meet and network with the world's most prominent United Nations diplomats, government officials, and international thought leaders


Get ahead in your professional career by getting involved with Model UN and education-based simulations

Solutions You Take Home

We digitally publish all committee resolutions at the end of each conference


Experience 21st-century Model UN. IMUNA's style of international issues engagement is infinitely more than a simple conference!

Join Us!

The International Model United Nations Association (IMUNA), a United States 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization affiliated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), is dedicated to promoting global issues education through simulation. IMUNA hosts premier education-based conferences in numerous cities throughout the world. IMUNA conferences teach students to cultivate excellent communication and decision-making skills by leveraging the power of compromise, consensus, and cooperation.
IMUNA partners with international and regional organizations that promote education and international dialogue, as well as collegiate and university educational institutions. We welcome the opportunity to partner with like-minded organizations around the world. Please email us at if you are interested in working with us!
Whether you are a teacher looking to start an MUN program at your school, a delegate looking to hone your diplomacy, or an individual simply interested in global issues education, our site has something for you. IMUNA is the premier web portal and hub for global issues education and MUN research. Our volunteer staff publishes research papers, curriculum guides, training and self-study resources, and educational materials on a platform accessible worldwide. IMUNA supports the next generation of globally-minded leaders by facilitating cross-cultural debate and exchange programs, equipping learners with the academic and social skills necessary to solve some of the world’s most pressing international issues.
IMUNA's flagship New York City Model UN conference, the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) Conference, is the world's largest and preeminent event for high school students. For more information about how to participate, please visit the NHSMUN website. Alternatively, you are always welcome to email us at for additional information or any inquiries you have about our programming. It would be our pleasure to work with you!