Early Registration for NHSMUN 2023 has begun!

Session I: Friday, March 10, 2023 – Monday, March 13, 2023
Session II: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 – Saturday, March 18, 2023
Join us for the world’s premier Model UN conference!

Established in 1975, NHSMUN is the world’s largest and most prestigious Model UN conference for secondary school students. Long recognized for having the best substantive program on the MUN circuit, NHSMUN is known for its diverse, talented attendees, its world-class staff, its highly engaging debates, and its academically rigorous material. Located in the heart of New York City, NHSMUN offers delegates unparalleled access to the UN system. Students are able to attend meetings with the diplomatic representatives of the countries they are representing, and other UN and NGO leaders visit committees for dynamic question and answer sessions. Whether you are a beginner or veteran, if you are looking for a highly engaging, immersive experience in the world of international affairs, problem solving, and diplomacy, NHSMUN is the conference for you.

Students are able to attend meetings with the diplomatic representatives of the countries they are representing, and other UN and NGO leaders visit committees for dynamic question and answer sessions. Whether you are a beginner or veteran, if you are looking for a highly engaging, immersive experience in the world of international affairs, problem solving, and diplomacy, NHSMUN is the conference for you.

Why attend NHSMUN?

World-Class Staff

MUN Experts from the world’s top programs and universities serve as mentors for their secondary school counterparts

Exclusive Access

Use NHSMUN’s comprehensive digital resource library as well as research and training materials, acclaimed as the best on the circuit

Premier Guides and Materials

Access the most comprehensive background guides and preparation materials in the world, for beginners and experts alike

Professional Advancement

Distinguish yourself from your peers in college applications by showing your involvement with NHSMUN

Individualized Attention

NHSMUN’s leadership team is known for its meticulous attention to detail and around-the-clock availability

Solutions You Take Home

View and share your digitally published resolutions online at the end of each conference

Academic Rigor

Enjoy deep immersion into the UN system and engaging resources with a direct connection to the Common Core and IB curriculum

Build a Network

Become a part of the powerful network of the best and the brightest in the 21st-century Model United Nations community

Many years ago, I, myself, was a Model UN delegate. In fact, my high school came to NHSMUN each year. To this day, I give credit to my faculty advisor, who has since become a dear friend, for getting me involved with Model UN, as it directly inspired me to pursue a career in foreign service.

Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen

Ambassador Jonathan R. CohenUS Mission to the United Nations

It’s great to welcome you to New York, and please know that we’re thrilled by what you are all doing. The next few days of your conference may be grueling, but push yourselves. Push yourselves, push yourselves. You are the next generation of leaders and we are counting on you to practice now and learn how to solve some of our world’s problems. And for that, we salute you.

Governor Kathy Hochul

Governor Kathy HochulNew York State Governor

NHSMUN Details

Register for NHSMUN 2023

We would love to work with you at our 2023 conference! Early registration has begun, and you can reserve your seats by clicking on the “Register” menu button. If you have any questions in the meantime, or if you simply wish to join our e-mail distribution list, please contact us at registration.nhsmun@imuna.org. We would love to hear from you!

Conference Costs

NHSMUN’s participant fee includes all materials, sessions, and conference programming. For more details about our fee structure, please navigate to our conference fee page.

Mark the Dates and Sessions

NHSMUN 2023 will consist of two identical sessions: Friday, March 10 to Monday, March 13, 2023 and Wednesday, March 15 to Saturday, March 18, 2023. Schools may select their preferred session dates. Both sessions feature the same programming.

Reserve Seats and Submit Requests

During your registration, you will specify your preferred conference session dates, approximate group size, and basic group information, as well as indicate which countries and committees that you would most like to represent. Our conference team will then make assignments, provide background guides, and share a suite of digital resources to guide students as they prepare for the world’s premier Model UN conference experience!

We may be citizens of our sovereign countries, but more importantly, we’re also global citizens. This presents a tremendous responsibility for all of us. That’s why I commend you for being here at NHSMUN. You’ll use what you learn here in the real world; of this I’m certain — and sooner than you may think.

Charles (Chuck) Hagel

Charles (Chuck) HagelFrmr. U.S. Secretary of Defense

Networking, negotiation, compromise…this is the stuff that makes the world go around. You might not realize it until years from now, but the skills you’re learning here…they might be more important than anything you’ll ever study in a classroom.

Ambassador Susan Rice

Ambassador Susan RiceFormer US Ambassador to the UN; Former U.S. National Security Advisor

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