YorkMUN 2019

8-10th February


For a competitive price, YorkMUN offers the chance to participate in truly unique committees. With a world class chairing team, YorkMUN continues to provide a highly competitive delegate experience for an affordable price.


Relax from the heat of debate at our stunning social events. Our socials offer both a luxurious black-tie dinner, and an exciting opportunity to explore the city of York by night.


The city of York is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in England. Aside from immersing yourself in the world class debates of YorkMUN, take a chance to explore the rich history of this ancient city.


Welcome to YorkMUN 2019

It is a pleasure to serve as Secretary General of the York Model United Nations Conference. From my first time as a delegate, it became clear to me the value Model United Nations has in contributing to our personal development. Through debate and negotiation, we learn more about the world around us, and find solutions to the globe’s most pressing issues. YorkMUN 2019 offers you a unique opportunity to engage in the discussion, raise your voice, and help solve the complex problems we face as a planet.

With a world renowned chairing team, fantastic socials, and stunning venues, don’t miss your opportunity to attend this truly prestigious conference.


We are proud to announce that the following committees will feature at YorkMUN 2019:

International Court of Justice (ICJ)


Commonly referred to as the World Court, the International Court of Justice is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations.

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)


A security alliance between 29 European and North American countries, NATO was founded as a counterbalance to the Soviet Union.

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)


Founded in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is an intergovernmental organisation comprising ten member states.

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UN Security Council


Charged with the maintenance of international peace and security, the Security Council is the principal organ of the United Nations.

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The United Nations Human Settlements Programme works to promote sustainable cities and other forms of settlement.

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Historical Crisis

Triple Cabinet Crisis

May 1974, the UK teeters on a knife-edge. Welcome to the Disunited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. 

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About the Conference

About the Conference

The York Model United Nations conference (YorkMUN), is an annual Model UN debating event hosted by the University of York.

History of the Conference

YorkMUN 2019 will be the 9th edition of our conference, and will build on the tremendous successes of recent years.


YorkMUN is proud to have a number of partnerships with many other MUN conferencces in the UK and Europe.

The Secretariat

Bennett Nightingale


Rob Dykes

Deputy Secretary-General for Personnel

Niels Boender

Deputy Secretary-General for Logistics

Jess Reeve


Oscar De Rosa

Under Secretary-General for Chairing

David Rowley

Under Secretary-General for Finance

Jessica Savery

Under Secretary-General for Delegates

Hattie Oliver

Under Secretary-General for Press and Publicity

Russell O’Brien

Under Secretary-General for Speakers

Imogen Godwin

Under Secretary-General for Welfare

Luke Elliott

Under Secretary-General for Outreach

Nicolas Gardner

Under Secretary-General for Socials

Nick Meadowcroft-Lunn

Conference Adviser