BU earns highest award at National Model United Nations in New York City

BU earns highest award at National Model United Nations in New York City

Photo credit : Courtesy of the Bishop’s University Department of Politics and International Studies

By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – It is the second year in a row that the Bishop’s University Model United Nations (UN) has received the Outstanding Delegation award, the top recognition for a team, at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) held from March 24 to March 28 in New York City. Led by Dr. Heather McKeen-Edwards and Head Delegates Marta Matuzonyte and Jonas Viles, the team of 14 students represented Honduras at the Model UN conference. Over 5,000 students converged to New York City to discuss current global issues in a real-world context, with 23 simulated UN committees. Published in the Monday, April 1 edition of The Record.

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Congratulations!!! This is so wonderful! What an incredible achievement!