Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to attend HNMUN-LA to participate in NextGen?

No. While we welcome delegates attending conference to join us at NextGen, many of our attendees are students who want to practice their debate skills without participating in the entire conference. 

Who can attend NextGen?

Anyone elementary school, middle school, or high school student with a desire to improve their MUN skillset. We divide participants into groups based on age, experience level, and English proficiency with the goal of making sure every single person is engaged and challenged. 

Do I need to be proficient in English?

No. We run groups in both Spanish and English and encourage delegates to practice their English in our safe, welcoming environment.

Why should I attend NextGen?

The opportunity to work closely with a Harvard director to develop your debating skills is unique to HNMUN-LA. We pride ourselves in running a conference where you can meet people from all around the world and where you can develop close relationships with your director. We never want our delegates to feel lost in the craziness of Model U.N., and for that reason, we invest a lot of time and effort into creating a NextGen experience that is tailored to what our delegates want to learn. We are also people outside of Model U.N. and love talking to delegates about our experience as Harvard students, our connections to Latin America, and anything in between.

Does participating in NextGen affect how my director evaluates you in committee?

No, we neither penalize nor reward delegates for attending NextGen in our evaluations. 

How much does NextGen cost?

$35 per participant. 

What is included in the NextGen delegate fee? 

Your NextGen delegate fee gives you access to the entire day of NextGen programming.

What is not included in the NextGen delegate fee?

Lunch or any personal expenses you incur at the venue. 

Who do I reach out to if I have questions?

Please reach out to