History of the National Collegiate Conference Association (NCCA) and National Model United Nations (NMUN)
NCCA Annual Report
2014 NCCA Annual Report
6,600 Student Delegates
411 Colleges and Universities
Diversity by the Numbers (NY 2015)
57% Non-U.S. Student Participants
26% U.S. White/Caucasian
5% U.S. Hispanic/Latina
5% U.S. Black/African American
3% U.S. Asian American
4% U.S. Multiracial/Other
2015 | UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon once again serves as a keynote speaker at the annual NMUN conference in New York City.
2014 | NCCA creates a DC Advisory Group.
2013 | NCCA/NMUN becomes a registered UN Academic Impact member.
An international conference with our first service project, NMUN•Latin America held in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
2011 | APEC Conference is held in Washington, DC in conjunction with High Level APEC meeting in the US capital.
2008 | UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon serves as keynote speaker at the annual NMUN conference in New York.
NMUN premiers NMUN•China, the first of many international conference locations.
2007 | To better serve participants, NMUN is held as one conference at two New York City venues. More than 4,000 students attend, half from outside the United States. Attendance has more than doubled in the past 10 years.
First NMUN•DC conference held in November.
1999 | UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan serves as a keynote speaker at the annual NMUN conference in New York City.
1990 | NCCA develops the Southern Regional Model UN conference (SRMUN) in Atlanta in response to the absence of Model UN opportunities in the region. In 1993 SRMUN incorporates as a separate nonprofit organization.
1982 | NCCA is named a non-governmental organization (NGO) with consultative status to the U.N. Department of Public Information.
1981 | NCCA creates a New York Advisory Board.
1974 | NCCA develops National High School Model UN conference (NHSMUN). In 1979 this conference incorporates as a separate nonprofit organization.
1968 | The National Collegiate Conference Association (NCCA) is incorporated on April 30 to assure the long-term educational integrity and financial success of the NMUN conference.
1960s | Before the late 1960s our conferences were mainly staffed by Harvard and other U.S. east coast undergraduates. To become the preeminent program of its type, it was decided that administrators and staff would have to become intercollegiate.
1950s | Eleanor Roosevelt is reported to have served as a keynote speaker.
1945 | The UN Charter is ratified on 24 October. Support for the United Nations in subsequent years includes the development of UN simulations like National Model United Nations (NMUN).
1927 | Our conference traces its lineage to a Model League of Nations founded in 1927 by a small number of schools on the east coast of the USA.