NMUNA is an independent organization committed to advocating for the values and work of the UN. By establishing a network of like minded individuals across Kurdistan and Iraq, NMUNA seeks to promote intercultural understanding among people of different ethnicities, religions and backgrounds. Our Model UN programming promotes the work of the UN in the region and serves as a platform for global engagement. Our education, training, and advocacy emphasizes the importance of cooperation amongst nations and the need for open discussion in the Middle East and around the World.
NMUNA seeks to engage and link the citizens of Iraq with the UN through independent initiatives. By doing so, NMUNA aims to convey a sense of belonging to youth in today’s global society, bringing forth their sense of responsibility towards the issues that affect our planet, and train them to encourage their concrete commitment as leaders, diplomats and thinkers of tomorrow.
NMUNA was founded in Washington DC in 2016 by the US Department of State alumni A.J. Braverman and Mohammed Shwani.