Dear Delegates, Faculty Advisors, Sponsors and Visitors,

On behalf of the UPMUNC 2016 Board of Directors, I welcome your participation in the 14th University for Peace´s Model United Nations Conference that will be held from 16th to 19th March 2016.

Each year, the conference give the uninque opportunity to high-school and undergraduate students from all over the world, members of the University for Peace and representatives of the International Organizations to meet at the United Nations Mandated University for Peace’s campus in Costa Rica.

The University for Peace was created to foster a community of leaders committed to promote ideals of peace for a better future. Each year UPMUNC has been an integral part of this community. UPMUNC is an educational simulation of United Nations Organization, its main bodies and specialized agencies, held for the purpose of providing participants with valuable insights into procedures and conflict resolution within the United Nations Organization.

This year’s, Board of Directors are privileged to continue this legacy, and remain committed towards creating an exciting journey and a memorable conference for everyone. The theme for UPMUNC 2016 is ‘Preparing for peace,planning our common future’ . 

This year´s board is a professional and dynamic group of individuals coming from a diverse range of nations. This reflects the diversity and cooperative spirit underlying the United Nations. We sincerely welcome your remarkable participation to make this year's conference a historical one and we look forward to meeting you in June.


Board of Directors