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Model United Nations Team Debates at Columbia University


7 Student Delegates Represent CMSV at the Crisis Committee Conference

Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent’s Model United Nations team traveled to Columbia University for the Columbia Model United Nations in New York (CMUNNY 9) 2014 Crisis Committee Conference held from Thursday, October 9 through Sunday, October 12, 2014.

This is the ninth annual CMUNNY conference; last year, CMUNNY welcomed 450 delegates from 62 institutions, representing 18 committees. This year the conference announced 19 committees, of which the Mount’s Model U.N. team participated in two. CMSV’s team debated issues ranging from the three Korean kingdoms of Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla, to the Syrian Civil War.

The students representing the Mount’s Model U.N. team included: Victor Vasquez ’16, Gidalthy Estevez ’15, Danielle Federico ’16, Kaitlin Moreno ’18, Matthew Silva ’18, Maria Tardieu ’16, and Papa Jo Amissah ’16.

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