Why HMUN?


Substantive Excellence

The staff of HMUN is carefully selected to include the most passionate and dedicated directors. Each background guides is carefully crafted for its respective committee and reflects months of thorough research and critical thinking. All of our directors are experts on their chosen topic, and are committed to HMUN’s ideals, resulting in well-run, challenging, and focused committees. Many delegates leave our conference with a new-found passion for international relations and greater awareness of the issues that dominate our world.

Tradition and Innovation

Begun over 75 years ago with a simulation of the League of Nations, our conference is the product of years of constant innovation and a commitment to excellence. While our conference has expanded considerably including to over 50 nations around the world, we are fully committed to the same high standard of experience for every individual delegate. HMUN is an organization dedicated to exploring new and exciting opportunities for all conference delegates and Faculty Advisors. HMUN 2019 will continue to offer innovative, challenging committees, cutting-edge technology, and, of course, great entertainment for delegates outside of committee.

Size and Diversity

At HMUN 2019, you will have the opportunity to meet and interact with more than 3,300 high school students from hundreds of high schools around the world. HMUN challenges this diverse pool of young leaders to tackle some of the most pressing issues in the world, through sustained discussion, respectful debate, and negotiation. Our conference is designed to foster negotiation and public speaking skills, introduce students to a range of global challenges, and provide culturally diverse perspectives on a variety of issues. Our strong emphasis on representation at our conference from schools across the globe ensures the HMUN experience is a truly international one.