WMHSMUN XXXI

Posted on March 21, 2017, 11:22 a.m.


It's official! WMHSMUN XXXI will be held from November 17th-19th, 2017! Registration will open on April 21st.

WMHSMUN App Launched

Posted on Oct. 18, 2016, 8:22 p.m.


The official app for WMHSMUN is now available for Android and iOS, providing all the information about the conference, plus an interactive map of campus to help everyone get to committee on time. It includes the ability to view the information on this site offline as well, so it's definitely worth a look if you're attending! Check it out at the links below.


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Registration Now Open

Posted on April 29, 2016, 9:11 a.m.


Registration is now open for WMHSMUN 30.

Registration Opening Soon

Posted on April 27, 2016, 5:11 p.m.


Registration will open on Friday, April 29th, 2016 at midnight. Contact the registration director at registration@wmhsmun.org if you have any questions.

Registration Closed

Posted on Oct. 5, 2015, 5:29 p.m.


Registration is now closed, please contact our Director of Registration at registration@wmhsmun.org, to be added to our wait list.

WMHSMUN Values

Posted on July 7, 2015, 8:11 p.m.


The Twenty-Ninth session is excited to introduce WIlliam & Mary High School Model United Nations Values. Follow along every Friday during the summer to learn the seven values identified in successful WMHSMUN delegates.

Registration is Now Open

Posted on April 28, 2015, 9:53 p.m.


Registration for WMHSMUN XXIX is now open! The conference is November 20-22, 2015. Spaces fill up quickly so register today and direct any inquiries to our Registration Director, Hannah Berk, at registration@wmhsmun.org. We look forward to seeing you!

Brendan McNamara Confirmed as Secretary-General of XXIX

Posted on Dec. 1, 2014, 10:37 p.m.


This evening, the William & Mary International Relations Club's Executive Board unanimously confirmed Brendan McNamara '16 as the Secretary-General of the twenty-ninth session of the William & Mary High School Model United Nations Conference. McNamara previously served as the Director-General of XXVIII, the Director of Conference Development of XXVII, and the Assistant to that position for XXVI. He is a son of WMHSMUN, and we have every confidence that he will deftly lead this conference through December 2015!

WMHSMUN Gavels Another Session Closed

Posted on Nov. 19, 2014, 11:39 a.m.


The College of William & Mary’s International Relations Club held its twenty-eighth WMHSMUN conference with over 1,400 high school delegates and educators in attendance this past weekend in Williamsburg, Virginia. The twenty-eighth session continued WMHSMUN’s tradition of excellence and diplomatic debate that has characterized the College since its founding. The charity effort supported by WMHSMUN this year was Kiva, a microfinance organization that connects lenders with entrepreneurs in the developing world. WMHSMUN XXVIII was the most generous conference ever held on William & Mary’s campus, with delegates donating over $2,750.00 to the lending effort that will promulgate economic development long after the gavel strike closed the session. Delegates from across the United States came to Williamsburg for innovative committees spanning a variety of topics and time periods. This year, WMHSMUN held thirteen General Assemblies and fourteen Specialized Agencies.

WMHSMUN Rated the Best Model UN Conference in Virginia

Posted on Nov. 12, 2014, 8:43 p.m.


All-American Model UN's online magazine, Unmoderated Caucus, released its final tranche of US High School Model UN conference ranks this evening. WMHSMUN has been rated higher than any other conference in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the top ten in the United States.

Delegate and Sponsor Information Due Today!

Posted on Nov. 11, 2014, 7:53 a.m.


Head Sponsors: The names of all delegates and sponsor information must be entered into your web portal by 5:00PM today. Doing so allows us to create their credentials, placards, and spaces on attendance rosters.

Domain Issues Resolved

Posted on Nov. 10, 2014, 4:14 p.m.


Email service and access to the site has been restored, and the domain issues have been fixed.

WMHSMUN Email Domain Issues

Posted on Nov. 10, 2014, 1:48 p.m.


WMHSMUN email is currently experiencing an outage. To contact the Secretariat, please address email to our Director of Registration at mjgilbert@email.wm.edu. We will update this announcement when service is restored.

David Trichler to Speak at Leadership Summit

Posted on Nov. 5, 2014, 1:03 p.m.


Conference Development is ecstatic to announce that David Trichler will be addressing the WMHSMUN Leadership Summit on Saturday, November 15th! David Trichler is Director of Operations at AidData. Previously, David served as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Special Assistant to the USAID's Chief Economist as a Presidential Management Fellow. He holds a master's degree in foreign relations from Georgetown University (graduating with highest distinction), during which time he worked as faculty assistant to Secretary Madeleine K. Albright and as researcher for former USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios. David also served as an adviser to the ExxonMobil Foundation and as a consultant for the World Bank.

Keynote Speaker Announced

Posted on Oct. 26, 2014, 5:56 p.m.


WMHSMUN is proud to announce that Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, USA, Retired will deliver the twenty-eighth keynote address! He is the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William & Mary. Professor Wilkerson's last role in government was as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. Since leaving the State Department, Wilkerson has spoken to groups all over America—World Affairs Councils, university and war college audiences, and members of local and state governments and the U.S. Congress and their staffs. In addition, he has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun, the Miami Herald, the New York Daily News, The American Conservative, The Washingtonian, the Cairo Review, Torture, and other newspapers and magazines across the country and the globe. He has also appeared on television with Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, and Wolf Blitzer, and on the BBC's Hardtalk and Newsnight, Al Jazeera, Russia Today, and others. His remarks will be titled "The Travails of Empire."

Background Guides are Posted

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014, 4:10 p.m.


All Background Guides are up on the Committees tab.

Country Assignments are Posted!

Posted on Oct. 6, 2014, 9:54 a.m.


Country assignments have been posted to school accounts. Please review them with your delegations and keep in mind instructions from the Director of Registration while assigning them to your delegates. Background Guides will be posted soon!

Deposit Deadline & Country Assignments

Posted on Oct. 3, 2014, 10:36 a.m.


It's October 3rd! Initial deposits should be received or postmarked by this date. Country Assignments are in the works, so be sure to finalize your delegation's preferences by close of business today!

Welcome to the New WMHSMUN!

Posted on Sept. 29, 2014, 12:48 a.m.


Welcome to our redesigned website! Take some time to poke around for information about the conference and our organization. Participating schools can log in under the Registration tab.

Registration is Closed!

Posted on Sept. 19, 2014, 10:25 a.m.


WMHSMUN XXVIII has reached capacity ahead of our Registration Deadline. Schools wishing to register for the conference should email Melanie Gilbert, our Director of Registration, at registration@wmhsmun.org to request placement on the wait list.

Unmoderated Caucus Magazine runs Secretary-General's Editorial

Posted on Sept. 9, 2014, 3:08 p.m.


Check out Secretary-General Southerly's editorial, Why Gaveling Isn't the Point, in All-American Model UN's online magazine: Unmoderated Caucus.

Clayton Southerly Named Twenty-Eighth Secretary-General

Posted on Aug. 6, 2014, 8:47 p.m.


Clayton Southerly '15 has been confirmed as Secretary-General of the Twenty-Eighth Session of the William & Mary Model United Nations. He served as the Director-General of the twenty-seventh session, Undersecretary-General of the Twenty-sixth session, as well as on the secretariats of the William & Mary Middle School Model United Nations and the Fairfax Area Invitational Model United Nations. Southerly comes to William & Mary from Fairfax, Virginia.