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1 International School of the Americas Model United Nations San Antonio

2 MUNSA XIII Secretariat Secretary-General: Lauren Theis Director-General: Sam Coronado Under-Secretary-General of External Affairs: Chloe Kempf Under-Secretary-General of Internal Affairs: Moira Allen Event Coordinator: Nisa Sanders Under-Secretary-General of Production: Sophie Borris Director of Substantive Support: Addie Cooper Under-Secretary-General of Finance and Humanitarian: Sana Husain

3 International School of the Americas Agenda Program Overview Introduction of the Secretariat The Work and Support within the School MUNSA XII Film Clip Mini Simulation of the Security Council of the United Nations Student Reflections Questions

4 Model United Nations Conferences/Simulations that allows students to replicate the committees of the United Nations Represent a country from their own perspective Research and debate current issues facing the world Strive toward creating a consensus decision that solves the problem and protects the sovereignty of the individual country

5 What is Model United Nations San Antonio ?(MUNSA) What is Model United Nations San Antonio ?(MUNSA) Student run organization/simulation Dynamic learning opportunity for students from around San Antonio, the state of Texas, the United States, and Mexico Whole school participation Learn about issues of global significance and to use that knowledge in an authentic, meaningful way A forum in which academic, leadership, and interpersonal skills combine to problem-solve our worlds most pressing problems

6 The Curriculum Freshman: ISA Press Corps World Geography, English I Sophomores: Country Delegates World History, English II Juniors: Co-Chairs, Secretaries, Press Secretaries, and MUN Peace Keepers MUN, AP Comparative Politics, English III, Environmental Systems, Global Issues Seniors: Co-Chairs, Secretaries, Press Secretaries, and MUN Peace Keepers Leadership: 8 Students (MUN Secretariat) AP Economics, AP Government

7 What happens? Leadership and Teamwork Development -Faculty and Students Authentic Intellectual Work Performance-Based Assessment Interdisciplinary Instruction Increased Global Awareness International Participants

8 What makes it happen? Promotion of Student Led Instruction Grade-Level Teaming and Common Planning Time -Vertical-Horizontal A Focused, yet expanding, Vision

9 MUNSA XII Film Clip

10 Mini-Simulation Security Council: The Crisis in Darfur Security Council: The Crisis in Darfur

11 You are Invited! To MUNSA XIII December 8-10, 2008 (Monday Evening, Tuesday, and Wednesday) delegates primarily from Texas and Mexico, with some from as far away as Colorado, New York and North Carolina 16 Committees Located in downtown San Antonio, in the Municipal Auditorium and the Tropicano Hotel on the River Walk Students will debate at least two topics with crisis topics inserted through out the simulation Broad range of topics which are current issues and incorporate social and science based problems


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