NZ Model UN
11 – 14 July 2017
Venue: Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington 6012

NZ Model UN is the premier Model UN event on UN Youth’s calendar, offering four days of thrilling debate, engaging guest speakers and a whole host of other events guaranteed to prove educational, exciting and, most importantly, fun.

Hosted at Victoria University in the heart of Wellington, NZ Model UN offers students the chance to interact with 250 other like-minded individuals on an equal playing field and to experience a little bit of life as a diplomat. NZ Model UN is a life-changing experience, giving everyone the chance to learn about the world around them whilst discussing relevant and serious topics in realistic and fast-paced committee sessions.

Delegates are sure to be fully immersed by the busy and fulfilling four-day agenda.


The Conference

To start, the basics; NZ Model UN 2017 will take place from 8:00am when registrations open (Registrations close at 9am) Tuesday 11 July until 5.00pm Friday 14 July 2017 at the Victoria University of Wellington Kelburn Campus. Other venues include Parliament for the Opening Ceremony on the evening of Tuesday 11 July, Regional Group Dinners at restaurants in the city on the evening of Wednesday 12 July and the NZ Model UN 2017 ball at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum on the evening of Thursday 13 July. A full timetable of the conference is available under the “Event Schedule” page.

Delegates who have received scholarships from the diplomatic community in Wellington will also have the opportunity to meet their relevant representations on the first day of the conference Tuesday 11 July


What to expect from NZ Model UN 2017

What can you expect from NZ Model UN 2017? We promise there will be four days full of engaging committees, interesting guest speakers, fun (yet thought provoking) workshops, approximately 250 new friends, good food, better banter and a million and one unforgettable moments. If you’re feeling a little nervous then trust us, half the people there will be too. So don’t be afraid to throw yourself into the conference, speak up, be heard and make the most of it, because even you Tuvalu can change the world!

The whole committee look forward to seeing you at the NZ Model UN this year, and welcome you to join us in making this conference the best ever!