Students from MYP4, MYP5, DP1, T5 and V5 are proud to be hosting a Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest Model United Nations (RijnMUN) conference, taking place from 11 to 13 October 2024.

A Model United Nations (MUN) is a conference that can be organized anywhere in the world, by and for students or pupils. An MUN simulates conferences of the working bodies of the United Nations.
The language of instruction is usually English. Interested? Take a look at this website created by our students and watch the video below, in which the students introduce themselves:

What is MUN?
Model United Nations (MUN) is an educational simulation where students take on the role of a country’s representative (known as a delegate) and debate with other delegates. Students will be given real-world issues with the goal of reaching a solution together with others during the conference, where each debate from the perspective of their representing countries. Debates will be moderated by student officers, who are experienced MUN students selected by the RijnMUN Board of Directors.

Who is RijnMUN for?
RijnMUN will be for all students of any age between 14-18 and will be aimed towards providing a low-cost conference for complete beginners to comfortably get acquainted with the MUN community through beginner workshops and guided debates. Through this educational model of the United Nations, participants can improve their public speaking skills, critical thinking, as well as honing their knowledge about international relations and real issues in the global community. It is suitable for students interested in politics, history, debating, environmental and or human rights, law, or just simply interested in making friends from other schools!

Interested? Find out more about RijnMUN at and keep an eye out on RijnMUN’s official Instagram and TikTok accounts!