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About Model Diplomacy
Model Diplomacy offers free National Security Council (NSC) and UN Security Council (UNSC) simulations that present both historical and hypothetical scenarios based on real issues,with content informed by Council on Foreign Relations experts. Cases focus on topics that offer a balance of newsworthiness and evergreen educational value, and are accessible to both high school and college students. Students who participate in a Model Diplomacy simulation gain essential knowledge, build important skills, and broaden perspectives surrounding global issues.
Pop-up cases are short, one-page scenarios based on issues reverberating in the news today. Use one of the cases below to spark discussion and put your students in the shoes of policymakers.
As the United States emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic into a recession, policymakers need to consider another global crisis: climate change.
Intelligence shows that foreign actors are already interfering in the 2020 U.S. election. How should the United States respond?
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has indicated that the COVID-19 pandemic, already a global health crisis, will cause a global recession and risks causing a depression without a robust response.