Sample Daily Schedule: 9:00-10:00 Fundamentals of International Relations 10:00-11:00 Human Rights Module 11:00-12:00 Model UN Parliamentary Procedure 12:00-1:00 Lunch Break 1:00-2:00 Public Speaking Module 2:00-3:00 Mini-Simulation Module 3:00-4:00 Country Research & Peacekeeping Operations Curricular Components: Public Speaking Module: This is an opportunity for students to perfect their public speaking abilities through developed speeches, spontaneous topic speaking exercise, and group presentations. Model UN Parliamentary Procedue: The program will include introduction to parliamentary procedure, advanced parliamentary procedure, how to write sophisticated draft resolutions, and how to navigate voting procedure. Human Rights Module: The course will cover the foundations of international human rights law and practice, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, CEDAW, and Convention on the Rights of the Child. Fundamentals of International Relations: The Institute will cover the foundation and history of international relations from the Treaty of Westphalia until present day, including the establishment of the League of Nations and the United Nations, and the Cold War. Mini-Simulations: Each day, one block will be dedicated to a mini Model UN simulation that will give to students the opportunity to experience different types of Model UN committees, including the Security Council, International Criminal Court, and a national cabinet. Country Research & Peacekeeping Operations: This will be an opportunity for the participants to prepare for the all-day simulation that will occur on the last day of the institute. The students will be able to research their countries and become experts in Peacekeeping Operations.