Letter from the secretary general
Honored Delegates, Staff, and Advisers,
Greetings and welcome to UC Santa Barbara’s Eighth Annual Gaucho Model United Nations High School Conference!
My name is Ava Rezai, and I am honored to be serving as your Secretary-General for GauchoMUN 2017 this year. On February 18-19, 2017, we will be hosting our annual high school conference, welcoming delegations from the west coast (and beyond!) to our beautiful seaside campus at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Our student-run team has been working diligently the past few months to ensure our high school delegates receive the most enriching collegiate-level conference experience. Below you will find more information regarding the committees, conference logistics, and how-to guides prepared by our UCSB MUN team. GauchoMUN 2017 is the ideal environment for both seasoned high school delegates to enrich their skills as well as for new delegates keen to try out Model UN for the first time! Our versatile committee sizes of 10 to 50 delegates as well as our dedicated staff will be helping the conference run smoothly every step of the way.
This year, we are excited to offer the following Traditional Committees:
As well as several Specialized Committees including the:
And numerous Crisis Committees of varying difficulty:
We will be sending out more information in the coming weeks regarding committee topics and position paper deadlines. Our team here at UCSB is looking forward to meeting you all this February!
Secretary-General for GauchoMUN 2017