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MDMUN is a program of Foundations for Leadership, Inc. in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. This conference provides educational opportunities to students across Miami, and is shaping the way students learn about the world around them. We hope your team can join us this year! 

 

Please bookmark this page, as it will be updated throughout the year as we approach the conference date. If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to our Model UN Events Coordinator Allyson Holley (allyson@foundationsforleadership.org).

MDMUN is a program of Foundations for Leadership, Inc. in partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. This conference provides educational opportunities to students across Miami, and is shaping the way students learn about the world around them. We hope your team can join us this year! 

 

Please bookmark this page, as it will be updated throughout the year as we approach the conference date. If you have any questions or concerns, reach out to our Model UN Events Coordinator Allyson Holley (allyson@foundationsforleadership.org).

2019 - 2020 Important Dates
November 25, 2019 - Country Assignments Posted, Add/Drop begins
January 17, 2020 - Conference Fees Due, Add/Drop ends
January 25, 2020 - Practice Simulation - Palm Springs Middle School

MDMUN High School Conference at MDC North Campus - February 21-22, 2020

MDMUN Middle School Conference at MDC North Campus - February 29, 2020

2020 Committees & Topics
2020 COUNTRY MATRICES

The country matrices show what countries will participate in each committee. You may wish to review these and build a preferred country list to include when you register, though it is not required.

 

Please note: country preference lists are not guaranteed, and schools may not hold a Security Council seat in two consecutive years.

High School Country Matrix [PDF]

Middle School Country Matrix [PDF]

Registration Information

Registration for MDMUN 2020 has closed.

Country assignments and background guide information will be emailed to advisors on November 25.

Fee Structure

Miami-Dade County Public Schools:

School fee $125

Delegate fee $15

Non-MDCPS Delegations:

School fee $175

Delegate fee $35

Advisor fee $50

(the first advisor for every 10 students will attend for free)

 

Fees include all conference materials, participation in the practice simulation and the MDMUN Conference. Here is a breakdown of how lunches will work this year:

FOR THE SIMULATION ON JANUARY 25: Please bring a sack lunch, lunch is not provided.

 

FOR THE HS CONFERENCE: Please have your students eat lunch before arriving on the first day, as MDMUN High School ONLY includes lunch on the second day.

FOR THE MS CONFERENCE: Lunch will be provided. 

Schools will be invoiced upon registration.

 

Transportation 

All bus transportation to and from the event for MDCPS schools will be organized by the department of social sciences. Once registration is closed, you will be contacted regarding the specific transportation information and logistics. In addition, substitute coverage will be given to participating teachers at no cost to the school.

 

For non-MDCPS schools, please contact Allyson Holley at allyson@foundationsforleadership.org for details about transportation and area hotels.

practice simulation

The practice simulation open to all MDMUN registered schools. The simulation is a chance for your students to increase their comfort level prior to the conference, especially for those delegates who are new to MUN.

 

They will practice using rules of procedure and writing resolutions, and complete a full simulation all the way through to voting procedure. They do not need to do anything to prepare in advance.

The simulation is free, but lunch and transportation are not provided. There should be a chaperone present for your school at all times during the day. 

Where: Palm Springs Middle School - 1025 W 56th St, Hialeah, FL 33012

When: Saturday, January 25, 9am-3pm (lunch 12pm-12:45)

Who: Registered middle and high school students who will attend MDMUN

Dress Code: None - though some schools do use this simulation as a "dress rehearsal"

Sign-up details for the Practice Simulation will be posted after registration closes in November. 

position papers

Position paper due dates and submission details will be posted after registration closes in November. For general information about position papers, visit Resources.

Conference Schedules
These schedules are based off of previous years and are subject to change. Please check back in January 2020 for the finalized hourly schedule. 

High School - February 21-22, 2020

Day 1 - Friday, Feb 21

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Bus Arrival and Conference Check-In

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Opening Ceremonies

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Committee Session I

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Faculty Advisors Informational Meeting

Day 2 - Saturday, Feb 22

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Committee Session II

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch (staggered) 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Committee Session III

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Faculty Conference Evaluation Meeting 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Closing Ceremonies

middle School - february 29, 2020

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM Bus Arrival and Conference Check-In 

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Committee Session I 

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Faculty Advisors Informational Meeting

11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Lunch (staggered) 

12:30 AM - 4:00 PM Committee Session II 

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Faculty Conference Evaluation Meeting 

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Closing Ceremonies

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