Welcome to WFUNA International Model United Nations (WIMUN), the most accurate simulation of the United Nations in the world. Located at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, the World Federation of United Nations Associations has worked closely with the UN Department of Public Information to precisely simulate the United Nations in Model UN programs and provide students with the most realistic experience possible. The WIMUN program features intensive training workshops taught by UN officials, briefings on important agenda items by UN Agencies, and a conference session at the United Nations Headquarters in the New York edition.
During WIMUN 2015, participants had the unparalleled opportunity to engage in the Post-2015 process at the United Nations while the world’s top diplomats debated the exact same issues alongside them in the UN Headquarters during the 70th Session of the General Assembly. Delegates addressed the conference from the podium on stage at the General Assembly Hall, met with UN officials from the Secretariat, agencies, and relevant NGOs in seminars to learn about the UN4MUN system and also receive briefing on their topics. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greeted participants in a video message of support, and guest speakers included Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi, Under Secretary-General of Communications and Public Information Cristina Gallach.
In April 2016, WIMUN journeyed abroad to host our inaugural regional conference in Agra, India. With the beautiful Taj Mahal as our backdrop, delegates focused on the theme of “The 2030 Agenda for Change”, with incredible guest speakers such as Dr. Kiran Bedi Mr. Rajiv Chandran from UNIC. The following year, the second regional WIMUN India 2017 took place with the theme of “Achieving the 2030 Agenda”, where delegates discussed selected issues on the agenda challenges and actively engaged to make a strong and meaningful contribution to the ongoing dialogue. WIMUN India was a great success, and we are looking forward to future regional conferences as we expand the WIMUN network.
In fall 2017- winter 2018, we will have 2 more editions of the WIMUN program: the flagship conference in New York, which takes place February 8-11, 2018, along with one more regional conferences in Brazil in October 15-18, 2017. Registration is now open for both conferences. Please visit each of the program pages for more details and to register!