National University Model Arab League

 Schedule | Councils | Country Assignments

March 21 – 24, 2024
George Washington University
Washington, DC

**Open to Collegiate Institutions**

Conference Fees: $55/delegate


Held annually in Washington, DC, the National University Model Arab League (NUMAL) celebrates its 40th year in 2023.  Started as an informal demonstration simulation at Georgetown University in 1983, NUMAL has grown to host over 400 students from approximately 25 colleges and universities annually. Delegates train year-round through mock simulations, course-structured research, and participation in regional MAL conferences to prepare for this highly competitive international simulation. The 2024 conference location is still under consideration.

Due to high demand, the National University MAL conference is by invitation only; to be added to the waitlist please contact NCUSAR and




2024 Upper Secretariat

Secretary GeneralJeremy Costa
Assistant Secretary-GeneralAnna Scott
Assistant Secretary-GeneralAmneet Bagga
Assistant Secretary-GeneralOlivia Hirsch
Assistant Secretary-General Caleb Mimms
Chief of Staff Nalini Gunawardena

2024 Council Chairs

Joint Defense CouncilJack Stokes
Council on Palestinian AffairsSierra Feser
Council on Political AffairsAnusha Loganathan
Council of Arab Social Affairs MinistersNasyve Beech
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs MinistersAyoub Nachat
Council of Arab Economic Affairs MinistersSam Ames
Summit of Arab Heads of StateOwen Haynes
Special Council on Medicine and Health CareSasha Giniger
Arab Court of JusticeSusanna Helms

Room Assignments

Access this link to view council room locations.

 2024 Schedule

Thursday, March 21Time
Embassy VisitsBetween 9:00am-5:00pm

 If you are interested in scheduling an embassy briefing please contact the National Council by e-mailing and The National Council will do everything it can to arrange a briefing for you at the time you request. The absolute last day to request an embassy briefing is March 6, 2023.

Friday, March 22 
Registration8:00 – 8:45 AM
Opening Ceremony8:45 – 10:30 AM
Council Session I10:30 – 12:00 PM
Lunch Break12:00 – 1:30 PM
Council Session II1:30 – 4:00 PM
Break4:00 – 4:30 PM
Council Session III4:30 – 7:30 PM
Secretariat Meeting7:35 PM
Prayer Room Duquès 3621:00 – 2:00 PM
Prayer Room Duquès 2594:30 – 5:30 PM
Prayer Room Duquès 3627:30 – 8:30 PM
Saturday, March 23 
2024 Secretariat Interest Meeting8:00 – 8:20 AM
Head Delegate Meeting8:30 – 9:00 AM
Council Session IV9:00 – 12:00 PM
2024 Secretariat Interviews9:30 – 12:00 PM & 1:30 – 4:30 PM
Lunch Break12:00 – 1:30 PM
Council Session V1:30 – 4:30 PM
Break4:30 – 5:00 PM
Council Session VI 5:00 – 7:30 PM
Country Selections for 2024 (Faculty & HDs only) 5:30 PM
Faculty Advisors Meeting 6:00 PM
Secretariat Meeting 7:30 PM
 Sunday, March 24 
 Summit Session and Awards 9:00 – 12:00 PM

2024 Country Assignments


Georgia Southern University


Texas State University



University of Cincinnati


Northeastern University


Converse University


Brigham Young University


Wilmington College



Grand Valley State University


George Mason University


University of Houston – Honors College


American University – Cairo


University of Wyoming


George State University


Mercer University



Indiana University

Saudi Arabia

Colgate University



Spartanburg Community College


United States Military Academy – West Point


Miami University


University of Arkansas – Little Rock


Roger Williams University


Hollins University

Brazil (Observer State)

Chad (Observer State)


Eritrea (Observer State)


 India (Observer State) 

Turkey (Observer State) 

Venezuela (Observer State)