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Who we are
The Model United Nations Society is ODU's window on the United Nations and international activism. The Society's mission is promoting global, multicultural education and leadership experience through experiential learning, stressing student participation in simulation conferences and courses. We represent the university at model UN, European Union, Nato and crisis simulation conferences around the country, and by organizing major simulations of our own, including ODUMUNC, held every February. Membership is open to students from all colleges and disciplines at the university.

ODU United Nations Day 2013

When: Friday, 18 October 2013, 9.00 am to 2.00 pm
Where: ODU Webb Center, Hampton/Newport News Rooms (behind the North Cafeteria)
Who: All ODU students are welcome. The event is free!  

TO PARTICIPATE contact UN Day Secretary-General, Sean McGuffin at smcgu007@odu.edu. The event is free. Meals are provided. Academic excuse letters are available.


UN Day Flyer
UN Day Program (coming soon)
The ODU Model UN Society’s premier on-campus activity is Friday 18 October, commemoration the creation of the United Nations in 1945. ODU United Nations Day is your opportunity to learn about simulations, conferences and how the United Nations really works. Over 100 countries will be represented by ODU students.


UN Day welcomes students from all over campus to be an ambassador for a day. Learn international politics through debate and diplomacy.  Represent the country you know best or want to know better. Scheduled speakers include ODU Provost Carol Simpson and Dean Charles Wilson of the College of Arts & Letters. Refreshments are included.  


UN Day 2013 Topics and Issue Briefs


1. War and Chemical Weapons in Syria

     Syria and the Chemical Weapons Convention


2. Prevention of Human Trafficking
     Issue Brief on Human Trafficking



From 2013 UN Day


"United Nations Day 2013 at ODU," InsideODU, 28 October 2013

UN Day 2013, photo story

ODU UN Day resolution, Prevention of Human Trafficking, 2013