Michigan Model Arab League

 

February 16-18, 2023

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

**Open to Collegiate Institutions**

Conference Fees: $45/delegate

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Contacts

Local CoordinatorNational Council Representative
Dr. Majd Al-MallahHannah Norton
Grand Valley State UniversityNational Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
(almallam@gvsu.edu)

hannah@ncusar.org 

616-331-3634202-735-7702

Hotel:
Holiday Inn Downton Grand Rapids (310 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, 616-235-7611). Rooms can be reserved for $136+taxes per night by mentioning Grand Valley State University and the Michigan “Model Arab League” conference. The hotel requests that reservations are made by 1/31/23.

 

Council Chair Positions

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS. TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT APPLY FOR COUNCIL CHAIR.

Secretariat

Secretary-GeneralJaydon Dietrich
Assistant Secretary-GeneralColtrane Bodbyl-Mast 
Joint Defense CouncilMatt Maloney
Council of Arab Social Affairs MinistersKyla Ozinga
Council of Political & Palestinian Affairs (topics 1 and 2 from each council will be debated)Nick Arnold

For topics for each Council, see the agenda.

Schedule
Conference proceedings will be held in the 
Eberhard Center

Thursday, February 16Time
Secretariat Meeting4:30 – 5:15 PM
Registration and Pizza5:30 – 6:30 PM
Opening Ceremonies and Keynote6:30 – 7:45 PM
Break7:45 – 8:00 PM
Council Session I8:00 – 9:15 PM
  
Friday, February 17 
Council Session II9:00 – 12:00 PM
Faculty Advisor Meeting11:00 – 12:00 PM
Secretariat Meeting12:00 – 12:30 PM
Lunch Break12:00 -1:30 PM
Council Session III1:30 – 5:30 PM
Secretariat Meeting5:30 – 6:00 PM
Cultural Activity Event (Arabic Film)6:00 PM 
  
Saturday, February 18 
Secretariat Group Interview for 20238:00 – 8:30 AM 
  
Council Session IV9:00 – 12:00 PM 
Faculty Advisor Meeting 11:00 – 12:00 PM
Lunch Break12:00 – 1:00 PM 
Summit Session1:30 – 3:00 PM 
Awards Ceremony3:00 – 3:30 PM 

2022 Country Assignments

Algeria

Grand Valley State University

Bahrain

Anderson University

Comoros

 

Djibouti

 

Egypt

Aquinas College

Iraq

Aquinas College

Jordan

Spring Arbor University

 

Kuwait

University of Michigan – Dearborn

                                      Lebanon

Grand Valley State University

Libya

Anderson University

Mauritania

                                     Morocco

 

                                          Oman

Grand Valley State University

                                     Palestine

Aquinas College

                                          Qatar

Grand Valley State University

.                                  Saudi Arabia

Grand Valley State University

                                       Somalia

                                 

 

                                        Sudan

 

                          Syrian National Coalition

 

                                       Tunisia

                                 Grand Valley State University

 

                                          UAE

 

                                        Yemen

 

Featured image: “The Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University” by Kjetil Ree licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.