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2013 Model U.N.
November 1st and 2nd, 2013

Diablo Valley College
321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Topics & Committees for 2013

 

Cal High 2013 Model United Nations Best Delegation

Model United Nations Coordinator Kevin Chan presents the Best Delegation Award to California High School. Accepting the award is California High MUN Club President, Charlie Li.


2013 Model United Nations Outstanding Delegate Award

This year's Outstanding Delegation Award went to Dougherty Valley High School.
Pictured from right to left are: Ryan Sim, Nikita Gawande, Yash Sanghrajka,
Kevin Chan (MUN Coordinator) and Sebastian Paine.

View all 2013 Model U.N. Award Winners (PDF)

 

The Contra Costa County Model United Nations program is an exciting, educational way for high school students to learn about global issues. The Model UN simulates the activities of a UN body such as the Security Council or the General Assembly. Students assume the roles of diplomatic representatives to the UN as they consider contemporary international concerns. Through this role-playing event, students develop a greater understanding of world problems and the complexity of international relations.

The Model UN also offers students an opportunity to gain substantive knowledge about the cultures, policies and countries they represent. They can learn the mechanisms for peaceful resolution of disputes, while at the same time honing their interpersonal skills. They must practice writing and speaking skills in order to persuade delegates from other attending schools.

The Model UN differs from the Academic Decathlon and the Mock Trial programs in that it is not so much a competition as it is an event. Participants are commended for outstanding committee work and trophies are awarded to committee rapporteurs.

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The Contra Costa County Office of Education gratefully acknowledges
GJEL Accident Attorneys for their generous support of the CCCOE Academic Events

 

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