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Comm(Unity) Weekly: State of the World Podcast

JANUARY 19, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you a new State of the World podcast produced by CTWAC. We also explore a rare look at North Korea’s weapons program, suggest a tried and tested pupusa recipe, and share some tips on how to travel sustainably. Weekly Episode In Case You Missed It — Our State of the… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: State of the World Podcast

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: U.S. Insurrection Has Global Consequences

JANUARY 11, 2020 We are in an extremely fraught and poignant time in our nation’s history. Last week, the U.S. Capitol was attacked in a deadly insurrection. Today, the president was impeached for the second time. One week from today, the 46th president of the U.S. will be sworn into office. In the first edition… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: U.S. Insurrection Has Global Consequences

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Luminary Award

DECEMBER 21, 2020 In the last edition of Comm(Unity) for 2020, we bring you the 2020 Luminary Award and a closing message from Council CEO Megan Torrey. We also recap the top stories from 2020, suggest gift ideas for your favorite global citizens and wave goodbye to 2020 with a cartoon. Weekly Episode In Case… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Luminary Award

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: MUN Closing Ceremonies

DECEMBER 14, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you the MUN closing ceremonies speech given by 2020 MUN President, Anmol Chowdhary. We also look at what a new U.S. administration means for Turkey and look at how a famed Brazilian reporter narrates her subjects’ lives and stories. Weekly Episode In Case You Missed… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: MUN Closing Ceremonies

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Meet the Officers: Model United Nations 2020

Each year we have a fantastic group of students from across the state of Connecticut to lead our Model United Nations committees. This year, we asked our officers two questions: How has participating in Model UN prepared you to be a future global leader? and What does Model UN mean to you? Check out their… Continue reading Meet the Officers: Model United Nations 2020

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Election Interference

DECEMBER 7, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we take a look back at the history of election interference with David Shimer. We also look at how Assad’s Syria resembles Saddam’s Iraq, witness an unlikely friendship form between a painter and a thief and applaud a prosthetics expert giving animals a second chance. Weekly Episode… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Election Interference

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Future of High-Tech Warfare

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you a conversation with Christian Brose on the future of warfare. We also dive deeper into the recent assassination of another high-profile Iranian official, take a look at North Korea’s nuclear program and deliver good news about Paris’ famous bookshop, Shakespeare and Company. Weekly Episode… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Future of High-Tech Warfare

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MUN 2020: Security Council

Security Council Special Committee According to the United Nations, the Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security. It has 15 Members, and each Member has one vote. Under the Charter of the United Nations, all Member States are obligated to comply with Council decisions. The Security Council takes the… Continue reading MUN 2020: Security Council

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MUN 2020: Building Economic Equity in Post-Crisis Scenarios

Building Economic Equity in Post-Crisis Scenarios Committee II: Economic and Financial COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted the global economy, pushing countries around the world into deep recession. While almost nowhere has been fully spared from the pandemic, the economic impacts of lockdowns and fearful consumers are being felt harder by some than by others. As the… Continue reading MUN 2020: Building Economic Equity in Post-Crisis Scenarios

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MUN 2020: 2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae

2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae Committee: Historical Committee In 480 BC King Xerxes I of the Achaemenid Persian Empire launched an invasion of Greece to seek revenge for his fathers’ defeat a decade beforehand and subdue the Greeks, who the Persians blamed for fomenting the Ionian revolts on the western coast of Anatolia.… Continue reading MUN 2020: 2500th Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae