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Georgia Southern University hosts 45th Annual High School Model United Nations Conference

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Political Science and Division of Continuing Education are hosting the 45th Annual High School Model United Nations Conference in the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on February 4-6.

This year’s conference brings 350 high school students/delegates from twenty-one schools throughout Georgia and South Carolina to the University. The delegates will caucus and debate world issues and write resolutions during this program.

A brief agenda is listed below:

Thursday, February 4

8:30-9:30 a.m.  Registration – Nessmith-Lane Conference Center

9:30-10:40 a.m.  Welcome and Explanation of Procedures / Opening Statement

10:40-10:45 a.m.  Move to Caucus Sessions (General Assembly Only) / Committees Begin

10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m.  Session I: Military and Security Issues – Begins

10:45-11:15 a.m.  General Assembly Caucus Sessions and Committee Briefings

10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Security Council, African Union, Human Rights Council, Organization of Islamic Conference

2:15-9:30 p.m.   Session I: Military and Security Issues continues

Friday, February 5

8:30-10:30 a.m.  Session II: Economic, Social and Other Issues

10:45 a.m.-9:30 p.m.  Session II continues

Saturday, February 6

8:45-11:40 a.m.  Plenary Session

11:45 a.m.-12 p.m. Presentation of Awards/Adjournment

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