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World Oceans Day

June 8th is World Oceans Day, and the 2020 theme is "Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean." In conjunction with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, NHSMUN and IMUNA members mark this day by raising awareness about the importance of conserving and sustainably using our oceans, seas, and marine resources. To find...

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Fundraiser for NAACP Legal Defense Fund

We as global citizens are living through a pivotal moment in history that will have vast implications for our shared future. The senseless and unjust death of George Floyd has sparked international demonstrations against the abuse of force by law enforcement and widespread racial injustice. The movement that we...

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Join the NHSMUN 2021 Staff!

Planning is already underway for NHSMUN 2021, and we are eager to select the best and most passionate MUN experts to be on our team. NHSMUN staff is one big, international, incredibly talented family, so hiring more amazing staffers is one of the things we look forward to the...

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The Sustainable Development Goals at NHSMUN

"Half our world is female. Half our world is under 25 years of age. We cannot meet the Sustainable Development Goals without drawing on the power of women and the enormous energy of young people."Secretary-General António Guterres, addressing the UN General Assembly on 19 September 2017.The Sustainable Development Goals...

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SDG Exploration, Goal #1: No Poverty

According to the UN, “Fundamentally, poverty is a denial of choices and opportunities, a violation of human dignity. It means lack of basic capacity to participate effectively in society.” Poverty has long been a key focus of UN development efforts. At its founding, combating poverty was one of the...

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MUN Refugee Challenge Supporting UNHCR

NHSMUN is honored to participate in the MUN Refugee Challenge led by UNHCR! To promote grassroots awareness and discussion of the challenges refugees face around the world, MUN conferences are invited to join the MUN Refugee Challenge by debating and creating a resolution based on the chosen four key...

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NHSMUN’s MUN Survival Guide Series

  We present to you our newest series: NHSMUN’s Declassified MUN survival guide! Each chapter will highlight an important MUN aspect to provide some of our very own tips and tricks to success. Today we have some insight on how to research leading up to a MUN conference; scroll to...

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UN Youth Representatives Attend 68th Annual UN Civil Society Conference

This past week, IMUNA's UN Youth Representatives, Jonathan Martin and Dimitri Henry, were honored to attend the 68th Annual United Nations Civil Society Conference. Here is what they had to say about their memorable experience: "The conference provided a much needed recommitment by NGOs to advocate for sustainable cities...

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NHSMUN and International Youth Day

On International Youth Day, we celebrate and recognize the role of the young population as absolutely essential to achieve change in the world. This year’s theme for International Youth Day is “Transforming Education,” which means making sure education is accessible for all. As many of you already know, passion...

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

On August 9, the international community recognizes the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. Here is what NHSMUN director for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Elizabeth Dudley, notes about this momentous day: “It is the responsibility of non-indigenous peoples to set aside time to think...

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