History of the National Collegiate Conference Association (NCCA) and National Model United Nations (NMUN)
NCCA Annual Report
2015 NCCA Annual Report
6,500 Student Delegates
440 Colleges and Universities
Diversity by the Numbers (NY 2016)
55% Non-U.S. Student Participants
27% U.S. White/Caucasian
6% U.S. Hispanic/Latina
4% U.S. Black/African American
4% 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.
Our first NMUN•DC conference is 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 the 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 conference.
1960s | Our conferences are mainly staffed by Harvard, Yale, and other U.S. east coast students.
In the early 1960s there are references to the organization being known as National Model General Assembly (NMGA). There are also references to National Model United Nations General Assembly from at least 1966. It's unclear when the name
National Model United Nations (NMUN) was adopted but it was definitely in use by 1968.
1950s | Eleanor Roosevelt is reported to have served as a keynote speaker.
Our conference reorganizes and becomes the Mid-Atlantic Model General Assembly.
1945 | The UN Charter is ratified on 24 October.
1927 | Our conference begins with a small number of schools on the U.S. east coast and is known as the Model League of Nations.