Insights into the role of digital approaches to protecting and preserving Iraqi history

Join a conversation with Dr. Abdulameer Al-Hamdani, archaeologist and former Iraq Minister of Culture about the past, present, and future of cultural heritage in Iraq and the connections between Iraqi histories and identities today. Dr. Hamdani will share updates on the state of cultural heritage and museums in Iraq, and insights into the role of […]

How US-Iraq Higher-Education Partnership Make Education Better

Are you ever demotivated by the educational system in Iraq? Is it not interesting enough? Does it fail to produce aware citizens? Anyone who has been exposed to the system is likely to answer yes to those questions. This is why initiatives like the US-Iraq Higher-Education Partnership Program funded by IREX and US Embassy Baghdad […]

2021 Global Engagement Summit

It was a busy weekend at the 2021 Global Engagement Summit. The event commenced with speeches by António Guterres, UN Secretary-General and John Kerry, US Presidential Envoy for Climate Change. Secretary-General highlighted the continued challenges faced by climate change and welcomed the United States back to leadership in tackling the crisis. Mr. Kerry also reaffirmed […]

Global Engagement Summit February 19-20

UNA-USA is hosting its first ever all-virtual Global Engagement Summit February 19-20. We are excited to participate in this event and delve into the mission and work of the United Nations. UNA-USA’s Global Engagement Summit, typically held at UN Headquarters in New York City, is the largest annual gathering of UN supporters in the country, […]

Organizing Kurdistan and Iraq’s first Model UN conference

We are one step closer to organizing Kurdistan and Iraq’s first Model UN conference. On February 7, Mohammed M. Obaid Shwani, Co-founder of NMUNA and Grant Manager at Soran University, visited UCF to kick-off collaborations on a joint project.The project, titled Building Global Citizenship and Leadership of Kurdistan-Iraq Youth: Model United Nations 2021, is funded […]

NMUNA Meets The UN Senior Delegation

On February 10th, NMUNA was honored to meet with the UN Senior Delegation at the United World College in Mostar. The delegation was lead by Mr. Adama Dieng, the UN Special Advisor of Secretary- General on the Prevention of Genocide and former Assistant of Secretary- General. In an answer to Mr. Obaid’s question in regards […]

Training Session for the staff of Erbil Model UN

On Saturday, July 8th, Mr. John Millock, Chief Advisor & Planning Director of National Model United Nations Association, conducted a training session for the staff of Erbil Model UN. Besides the training, our session included a simulation of The General Assembly. We then concluded our day by handing out TOT certificates to the staff. We’re […]