Global Classrooms DC (GCDC), is UNA-NCA flagship education program. As a Model UN program, GCDC introduces students grades 5-12 to the work of the United Nations and international issues to prepare globally aware citizens.
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Sign up for the GCDC Community

Signing up for the GCDC Community provides schools and Model UN groups with year-round access to an original global education curriculum complete with activities and Model UN simulations to discuss and learn about the UN and International Affairs. These materials are designed to be flexible for the needs of your community and can be implemented in the classroom, after-school, virtually, or at home.

Signing up for the GCDC Community also provides access to exclusive Model UN workshops, professional development sessions, and more!

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Participate in a Model UN Conference

GCDC offers two annual conference opportunities: the Fall Model UN Training Conference and the Spring Model UN Conference. These conferences take place in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization and U.S. Department of State.

The Fall Model UN Training Conference is an exclusive conference for schools registered for the GCDC Community, taking place at the Pan American Health Organization. The conference is designed to teach newcomers about Model UN policies and procedures.

The Spring Model UN Conference is available to the general public. The conference serves as the culminating event for the GCDC program and takes place at the U.S. Department of State. Keynote speakers at this event have included former U.S. Secretaries of State such as Condelezza Rice, Hillary Clinton, and Rex Tillerson.


Classroom Speaker/Foreign Policy Mentor
Speak to classrooms in-person or virtually about international issues, and share your professional regional or topical
expertise with students and educators.

Model UN Mentor
Engage with classrooms to help students and teachers learn skills important to Model United Nations, prepare for Model UN Conferences, run mini-simulations, and more! Prior Model UN experience required.

Policy Advisor
Act as the “home government” to various delegations at the Fall Training
Conference and/or the Spring Model UN Conference. Advise student delegates on their country’s positions, alliance-building, and resolution-writing.

Conference Supporter
Assist during Fall Model UN Training Conference and/or the Spring Model UN Conference by providing logistical support before and during the conferences. Volunteers are needed for committee support, videography, photography, security and registration, and more.

To volunteer with our program, please fill out this form.

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