Fall 2011 In-School Conference:

UN ECOSOC Commission on Population and Development

Congratulations to all delegates on a successful conference! It was great to see everyone pull together at the last minute to pass resolutions, and we're glad everyone was interested enough to stay even after the bell.

Here are the two resolutions we passed:

Special congratulations to our award winners:
  • 3rd Place: Holy See (Lauren Korczakowski)
  • 2nd Place: Indonesia (Sam Jacobson & Tim Chwal)
  • 1st Place: Nigeria (Justin Gaskey & Diana Wu)


We hope to see everyone at the rest of our events throughout the year.

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  • Location: UDHS Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
  • Time: 7:40 – 11:00; lunch: 11:00 (C Lunch) – all students are dismissed from school at 11:30 that day
  • Topic: World Population Growth
  • Dress: Western business attire or your country's traditional clothing.

Instructions for all participants:

1. Read the background guide. Make sure you know basic conference procedure.
Less experienced members may also want to browse the MUN Conferences page for more information.

2. Research & Write a Position Paper. A useful tool for starting your research is available here
A guide to writing position papers can be found here. You can read a sample position paper here.
Submit your position paper to jongewirtzman@gmail.com by Monday, November 21 or you may be replaced.

3. Get teacher permission. Have each of your teachers sign form this in advance.
Turn it in before the conference begins.

4. Come to the conference prepared! Bring your research, a copy of your position paper (for your own use), and paper and pens for taking notes and drafting working papers/resolutions. Please wear Western business attire or your country's traditional dress.

Participating Member States:
Registration is now closed. Delegations in red still need to submit position papers.
  • Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh: Carter Merenstein and Kyle McKibbin
  • Japan: Stinkypants McGee and Peter Moller
  • Republic of India: Steven Yang and Ruban Kopli
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Bread Hirsch and Julie Im
  • Federal Republic of Germany: Tatum Lauder-Mulvany and Lucile Ionescu
  • United States of America: Ryan McCann and Julie Hu
  • Holy See: Lauren Korczakowski and Gloria Kim
  • Kingdom of Cambodia: Ross Fine and Seth Harrison
  • Federative Republic of Brazil: Kevin Li and Georgianna Sandilos
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria: Diana Wu and Justin Gaskey
  • Republic of Indonesia: Tim Chwal and Sam Jacobson
  • Arab Republic of Egypt: Alex Woodin and Tim Klein
  • United Mexican States: Greg Fry
  • People's Republic of China: Seth Carver and Sam Hotchkiss
  • French Republic: Brian Day
  • Commonwealth of Australia: Zach Bohm and David Goosenberg
  • Moderator: Jon Gewirtzman