Launch of Model United Nations Mobile App

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 19, 2014

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs, in partnership with the United Nations Association of the USA, is pleased to announce the release of the new mobile app, “Model United Nations.” Geared toward teachers, community leaders, and students of international affairs, this app uses step-by-step tools to engage users in the vital work of the UN.

This app educates users through lesson plans on topics like climate change, poverty eradication, globalization, and even features a tongue-in-cheek simulation on the Zombie Apocalypse that is sure to engage youth in the important work that multilateral organizations do. It also features country backgrounds on each topic, Model UN resources for students preparing for a conference, and a calendar of events for Model UN conferences and other multilateral events happening around the word.

Without needing any previous knowledge of the UN or Model UN, students become UN delegates and hone leadership, problem-solving, and public speaking skills in a 60-minute lesson plan.

The iPhone app is free and available for download at the Apple store for iPhone. The mobile site can be accessed by all other mobile devices.

For more information and to download the app, visit the Model United Nations App Apple store page.