1. To make students more aware of serious issues affecting the global community, such as war, poverty, food and hunger, environmental issues, world political issues, human rights, economic development, the security of nations and terrorism.
2. To teach students that regional problems can have global significance.
3. To improve participants' skills in the areas of debate, public speaking, active listening, negotiating, research, analysis of information, conflict resolution, small group communications, plotting strategy, and technical writing.
4. To teach students that academic stimulation and MUN simulation can be fun and can build a network of friendships.