Do you want to bring the world to your city/country?


WorldMUN was founded in 1991 by several Harvard students who were looking to create a different Model United Nations experience.  It was only natural that the conference’s first session would be in Miedzyzdroje, Poland, a city that had just had its borders opened with the fall of the Iron Curtain.  There were about 100 delegates at the 1992 conference.  The conference grew for several years, and, in 1997, WorldMUN partnered with its first host team, the Budapest University of Economic Sciences.  With the introduction of the host team, the conference began to develop its social activities to expand the conference experience beyond committee: Global Village, with delegates bringing food, drink, songs and traditions from their homelands, and Cabaret, a global talent show, began to bookend the conference as much as Opening and Closing Ceremonies did.

From the conference’s 10th year on, it began to venture beyond the traditional cities of Europe into Asia Minor, South America, North Africa and the Middle East, East Asia and even North America. As the conference approaches its 20th year, it has grown to represent the most diverse university conference in the world.  WorldMUN was founded in the spirit of idealism and today’s conference represents those ideals in a way that promises a unique experience to its almost 2,500 delegates from over 60 countries.

Past WorldMUN Locations:

1992 Miedzyzdroje, Poland
1993 Prague, Czech Republic
1994 Luxembourg
1995 Geneva, Switzerland
1996 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1997 Budapest, Hungary
1998 Brussels, Belgium
1999 London, England
2000 Athens, Greece
2001 Istanbul, Turkey
2002 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
2003 Heidelberg, Germany
2004 Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
2005 Edinburgh, Scotland
2006 Beijing, China
2007 Geneva, Switzerland
2008 Puebla, Mexico
2009 The Hague, The Netherlands
2010 Taipei

If you would like to learn more about hosting WorldMUN 2011 (WorldMUN’s 20th Anniversary) or a future WorldMUN in your home city, please visit http://www.worldmun.org/bring-worldmun-to-your-city to download the bid guidelines! Bids are due April 18, 2010, and in the meantime you are encouraged get in contact at strategy@worldmun.org , so you can receive access to several past successful bids as well as more information.

Source: WorldMUN website

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