This Simulation Model seeks to demonstrate how a Parliamentary Assembly in the United Nations would function in practice, with a simulation of citizens represented at the UN by popularly elected officials to influence global policies.
By carrying out this innovative simulation, we engage students through discussion and debate on issues affecting the world around us, on the importance of addressing global problems through joint solutions. Students are taught to put themselves in the shoes of UNPA legislators and design, debate and vote on new legislation and bylaws to address relevant issues on the world agenda.
This Model is based on the campaign that promotes the creation of a Parliamentary Assembly in the United Nations.
It is made up of three pedagogical stages: an introduction to the key concepts related to global governance, the Parliamentary Committees and the Session at the Parliamentary Assembly.
First Simulation Model
In August 2019, Democracia Global held the first United Nations Parliamentary Assembly Model(MUNPA) simulation in Latin America with a central focus on the care and preservation of the environment. 60 students participated from Political Science and International Relations degree disciplines from the University of Belgrano.