Rhodes to Host 29th Annual Model UN Conference


Publication Date: 2/11/2009

Rhodes will host the twenty-ninth annual Mid-South Model United Nations Conference (MSMUN XXIX) February 13-15, 2009. 

Over 150 students from five high schools throughout the Mid-South area will participate as delegates in the conference, which is considered one of the most competitive in the region. The motto for the 2009 conference is, “Through Discussion All Things Are Possible.”  Michael Pham ’11 is serving as Secretary General for the event.

The MSMUN staff will consist of over 20 Rhodes students who will assist in conference proceedings.  Their tasks will include preparing background materials, chairing committees and councils, and working with delegates during the conference.  Faculty members from the Department of International Studies are also lending their expertise as guest speakers in the councils.

Rhodes has hosted the conference for the past three decades.  For more on Model United Nations at Rhodes, click here