United Nations Guide to Model UN

This guide is designed for students and teachers who want to know how to organize and participate in MUNs that accurately simulate the UN, with practical guidance, tips, history, context and information based on how the UN actually works.


Charter of the United Nations

The Charter of the United Nations is the founding document of the United Nations and a multilateral treaty. It was signed on 26 June 1945, in San Francisco, at the conclusion of the United Nations Conference on International Organization and came into force on 24 October 1945. 


Universal Declaration of Human Rights 

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations.


Basic Facts about the United Nations

Published since 1947, Basic Facts serves as a trusted guide to the United Nations and its system of related agencies. It provides a concise overview of the Organization’s work including current peacekeeping and peacebuilding missions, together with information about UN membership and structure.


Yearbook of the United Nations

The authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. It includes the texts of all major General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council resolutions and decisions, from 1946 onwards.