The Objectives of the Model United Nations Society at STFX are:
-To spread interest of political issues at STFX related to the United Nations
-To expand the knowledge base of the United Nations structure and process
-To promote discussion on current security, economic and social Issues affecting
the international system
-To provide a foundation for this society to expand upon
The Requirements for Membership in this Society are:
-Student at STFX
-Interest in Political Issues
-Desire to discuss International Relations
For information on other Model United Nations Societies:
If you are interested in joining the Model United Nations Society,
Professor Youngwon Cho
Taking Model United Nations as a 3-credit course. Offered, normally, every second year, Political Science 357. The prerequisites are PSCI 101, 102 (100) and 6 credits of PSCI at the 200 level (251/252 recommended).
PSCI 357 is an introduction to the structures, activities, and operations of the UN, the protocols and procedures of UN deliberations, and contemporary international issues and agendas faced by the UN and its member states. The course is build around student preparation for, and participation in, simulated UN deliberations at the Five-day annual NMUN Conference in New York scheduled for March. Conference attendance is mandatory; there are additional travel-related costs; and fund raising is required.