2018 Summer Institutes in Global Leadership

Registration for 2018 Summer Institute in Global Leadership is now open!

Join other young people who are just as passionate about global issues as you are. To learn more about each week and to register, click on the dates and topics below that are of interest to you.

2018 Institutes in Global Leadership:

UNAGB Summer Institutes bring together local and international students to discover global challenges and to address them through Model United Nations programming. Students will learn to think critically about the problems facing our society, to use diplomacy and compromise as tools, and to form policy proposals that make solutions possible.

  • Meet other students who are passionate about global issues and current events
  • Learn from guest speakers, including NGO leaders, diplomats, and local politicians
  • Improve your public speaking and negotiation techniques
  • Learn new Model UN strategies!

When: Week-long programs in June, July, and August. Students are encouraged to attend multiple weeks!

Where: Harvard University

Cost: $695 per student/week

Questions: Contact us! Please call 617-482-4587 or email [email protected]

Note: Students involved in student government, human rights related clubs (UNICEF, Amnesty International), honor societies, simulation or public speaking programs (Model UN, Model Congress, Mock Trial, debate, speech, theatre), or in other leadership roles (sports team captains, peer mentoring programs) are especially encouraged to attend.  No prior Model UN experience is required. 

June 25 - June 29, 2018, Global Health (Grades 7-12)

This week, we’ll explore the issues involved in global health. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

 

When: June 25 -June 29, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-12

Where: Harvard Business  School

Interested in Registering: Click here

July 9 - July 13, 2018, Climate Change (Grades 7-10)

This week, we’ll explore the issues involved in climate change and its consequences. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

 

When: July 9 – July 13, 9am-4pm (day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard Business  School

Interested in Registering: Click here

July 30 - August 3, 2018, Human Rights (Grades 7-10)

This week, we’ll explore the issues about human rights. Be prepared to learn different aspects of this topics, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put your learning together in a full day Model UN simulation.

When: July 30 – August 3, 9am-4pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 7-10

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Interested in Registering: Click here

Advanced Institutes

Advanced Institutes bring together older students who are passionate about global issues and aspire to be in leadership roles that demand advanced communication skills.

  • Meet other students who are passionate about global affairs and are leaders or aspiring leaders in their school communities
  • Learn from guest speakers, including NGO leaders, diplomats, and local politicians
  • Apply skills to current real-world topics

When: Week-long programs in July and August. Students are encouraged to attend both weeks!

Where: Harvard University

Cost: $695 per student/week

Questions: Contact us! Please call 617-482-4587 or email [email protected]

Note: Previous Model UN experience is strongly recommended for the August 6 – August 10 (Public Speaking). 

July 9 - July 13, 2018, Advanced Negotiation (Grades 11-12)

This week, students will work together to learn about negotiation styles, as well as learn new techniques in negotiation facilitated by experienced members of the Bridgeway Group. No-prep Model UN simulations will take place throughout the week as a medium for practicing new skills. The week will culminate in a multi-lateral negotiation.

When: July 9 – July 13

Who: Students entering grades 11 and 12

Where: Harvard Business School

Interested in Registering: Click here

August 6 - August 10, 2018, Advanced Public Speaking (Grades 9-12)

This week, students will work together to develop public speaking skills through the format of Model UN crisis simulations. There will be a particular focus on presentation tips and tricks and extemporaneous speaking. Join us for a fun and fast paced week!

When: August 6 – August 10, 9am-4pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 9-12

Where: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science

Interested in Registering: Click here

Young Delegates (Intro to Model UN)

We are excited to announce our first ever Young Delegates week for students entering grades 5 – 7! Does your child love the oceans and have an interest in learning beginner Model UN skills? If so, this is the program for them! Join us for a hands-on, interactive week with other students from the Greater Boston area as we dive deep into topics related to the ocean using introductory Model UN as our platform.

Note: This week is appropriate for students entering grades 5-7 who are passionate about oceans and/or want to learn introductory skills for Model UN. 

When: 1 Week-long program in July

Where: Belmont Day School

Cost: $495 per student/week

Questions: Contact us! Please call 617-482-4587 or email [email protected]

July 23 - July 27, 2018, Young Delegates (Grades 5-7)

This week, students entering grades 5-8 will learn introductory Model UN skills while delving into issues related to the oceans!

When: July 23 – July 27, 9am-2pm (this is a day program only)

Who: Students entering grades 5-7

Where: Belmont Day School

Interested in Registering: Click here