Global Classrooms: Johannesburg Model UN Conference

Johnannesburg Model UN Conference September 15, 2013

Jan Smuts House (SAIIA Headquarters) at Wits University

South AfricaSince 2005, Global Classrooms: Johannesburg has reached over 1000 students and 78 schools from the Guateng Region. Global Classrooms partners with the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), a non-governmental organization devoted to promoting international relations in South Africa and Africa as a whole. SAIIA hosts trainings and professional development events to its teachers. Students are provided with free computer and internet access in the SAIIA library, and one-on-one tutoring for conference preparations.

UNA-USA is proud to continue Global Classrooms: Johannesburg, a global education program that addresses the curricular, extracurricular and professional development needs of Johannesburg students and teachers.

Please browse Model UN 101: Getting Started and Why Global Classrooms to learn more about using Model UN as a vehicle for international learning.

Photos from Johannesburg Conference

See the full photo set. For more photos from Global Classrooms Model UN Conferences and Events, visit UNA-USA's flickr page.

Quick Facts about the Global Classrooms Program

  • Established in 2005;
  • South African Institute of International Affairs has worked with UNA-USA to implement the program locally;
  • Serving 74 Schools in Johannesburg;

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