Mandela Movie Night Sign Up
Join Civitas in seeing the new movie, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. We will be meeting at the Civitas office, and then going to a local theater. This event is free to all high school students, but we’d like you to sign up in advance so we can pre-order tickets….
GA-12 Disarmament & Countering Proliferation of WMDs
GA-12 Re.: Disarmament & Countering Proliferation of WMDs (Weapons of Mass Destruction) Submitted to: General Assembly Submitted by: New Zealand Date: November 9, 2013 Whereas the Preamble of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS states, “As a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to…
GA-10 International Nuclear Proliferation
GA-10 Re.: International Nuclear Proliferation Submitted to: General Assembly Submitted by: India Date: November 9, 2013 Whereas Article 1 of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS states, “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should…
GA-08 Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa
GA-08 Re.: Primary Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Submitted to: General Assembly Submitted by: Finland, United Kingdom Date: November 9, 2013 Whereas Article 26, section 1 of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS states, “Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and…
2013 Online Model U.N. Session
A few quick things to note about the online program: These resolutions will be available for debate until mid-January. You will need to make a Disqus account to comment and offer amendments. Please state your name and the country you are representing in your comment. Resolutions up for discussion: GA-06…
GA-06 Counter-Terrorism Program and Dialogue
GA-06 Re.: Counter-Terrorism Program and Dialogue Submitted to: General Assembly Submitted by: Saudi Arabia Date: November 9, 2013 Whereas Article 5 of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS states, “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.”, and Whereas Article 6 of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF…
Issues Roundtable: November 23, 2013 Photos
Here are some pictures from the Nov. 23 discussion group. Many thanks to all the students who attended.
2013 Fall Pulitzer Program Pictures
The photos are from a variety of schools including Lindbergh High School, Hixson Middle School, Nerinx Hall, and John Burroughs.
2013 Civitas High School Model United Nations Photos
Many thanks to all of the delegates who attended! (Click on an image to see the full picture!)
Photos from High School Model U.N. Prep Session 2
Students were kept busy writing resolutions for the upcoming Model United Nations session.
Crossroads Goodwork Program Day 2
This time we had the students from the Crossroads Goodworks program focus on solving a local problem. They researched an issue and made a video resolution with their solutions.
What’s happening at the United Nations — Week of October 14
In an effort to provide useful information to high school and middle school students and teachers in our model U.N., Civitas will be providing useful and timely information on what’s happening at the U.N. Hopefully other readers will also find it to be of interest. Saudi Arabia Rejects U.N….
High School Country Draft Results for 2013-2014
***For the Spring conference, click here to see the country roster! Eureka High School: China France India Peru Sweden Syrian Arab Republic Hickman Mills: Argentina Bangladesh Italy Kazakhstan Korea, South Morocco Turkey Ladue: Czech Republic Finland Korea, North United Kingdom McKinley: Afghanistan Bosnia & Herzegovina Cuba Egypt Iran Iraq Russian…