About the US Leadership Tour

The US Leadership Tour is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet important players in international affairs and compete in the world’s largest, oldest, and most prestigious Model United Nations conference – the Harvard National Model UN held in Boston, Massachusetts.

The study tour is in its fourth year. In February 2018, fourteen New Zealand University students, selected by UN Youth New Zealand as young ambassadors for their universities and their country, will embark on a political and historical tour of the United States of America. You could be leading them!

The delegation will be staffed by two Co-Directors who are responsible for the planning and execution of every aspect of the study tour, as well as pastoral care of the delegation while travelling.


The tour includes a three-day planning weekend before the trip. This will be a residential event, taking place on a weekend in late November 2016. This planning weekend is compulsory for all participants to attend in its entirety. This is used to organise trip logistics, training, educational workshops and delegation bonding.

Our meeting with Mary Wareham at Human Rights Watch. A great way to end the week.