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Because It's 2022: The Empowerment of Women and Girls

The first session of the Model United Nations of the Far West was held at Stanford University in 1951. This year’s session, Because It’s 2022: The Empowerment of Women and Girls, will occur April 8th through April 12th, 2022. Topics considered include women and children’s human rights and development, refugees, and peace and security, among others. For a full list of topics, please see the conference agenda listed on the Current Session page.

The Seventy-First Session of Model United Nations of the Far West will be hosted in Burlingame, CA, near the site where the UN Charter was signed and the United Nations organization founded in 1945.
Contact MUNFW for more information on how to participate this year.

Important Conference Announcements

August 1, 2021 – Country assignment submissions are officially available. Click here to submit your school registration and request the countries you would like to represent at the 71st Session in April, 2022.

Recent Conference Announcements

April 16, 2021 – The 70th Annual Session of MUNFW has officially begun. Click here to access a recording of the Opening Plenary Session.

April 9, 2021 – MUNFW is proud to announce the launch of the 70th session, to take place virtually via zoom. For access information, please reach out to your faculty advisor or email The conference program is available here.

March 16, 2021 – MUNFW will host two UNITAR training sessions, to occur March 25 and April 8, 2021. These sessions will review virtual conference logistics, rules, and resolution writing. Please reach out to your faculty advisor or email for more information.

September 3 and 11, 2020 – Fall information sessions for faculty and student leaders will occur virtually on September 3rd at 3PM (PDT) and 11th at 12PM (PDT). For more information or to request an invite to the virtual information session, please email

August 14, 2020 – The 70th Session of Model United Nations of the Far West will occur April 16-19, 2021 in a virtual format.  Additional information will be provided to conference members and prospective schools at upcoming information sessions and via email.

The 71st Session is hosted by the Faculty and Students of Heidelberg University

Katie Bauman

Katie Bauman


Emma Baughman

Emma Baughman

Under Secretary-General

Announcement Pending

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