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Clemson Model UN and CIRA

Clemson Model UN and CIRA at The Clemson University Department of Political Science Clemson University students from a variety of majors participate in inter-collegiate competitions in the U.S. and abroad simulating the proceedings of the United Nations as well as international crises. Clemson Model UN delegations have won successive domestic and international awards going back to 1989. Students can choose to either enroll in a special political science course (POSC 3110) to provide one credit hour for participation in the program or join a student organization to participate. Aside from regular competitions and activities, members organize and run a Model UN competition for high schools (CUMUNC).


Clemson University Model United Nations Conference2017 Clemson University Model United Nations Conference

The 2017 Clemson University Model United Nations Conference (CUMUNC) for high school students will take place October 20th - 22nd, 2017.


Clemson International Relations Association (CIRA)

CIRA is a student organization housed in the political science department for promoting and carrying out international relations activities across campus. Activities include organizing roundtables and talks on current international affairs topics and coordinating with other internationally oriented student groups on campus.

Dr. Michael Morris and the 2010 Model United Nations team.

Michael Morris, Ph.D., and the 2010 Model United Nations team.

2013 Conference - Background Papers

Security Council:

Special Political and Decolonization Committee:

World Health Organization:

Crisis Committee:

CIA World Factbook: http://www.cia.gov

Map of Clemson campus: http://www.clemson.edu/campus-map/

Guide – How to Write a Resolution: http://bestdelegate.com/model-un-made-easy-how-to-write-a-resolution/