National University Model Arab League

 Schedule | Councils | Country Assignments

March 30- April 2, 2023
(Pending Confirmation)
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 2023 conference will be held at (pending confirmation).

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

Details regarding Location, Covid-19 Policies, and Hotel 

Room reservation information to come.


2023 Upper Secretariat

Secretary General Erin Kitchenka 
Assistant Secretary-General Nikki Hammond
Assistant Secretary-General Jeremy Costa
Assistant Secretary-General Hayley Gordon
Assistant Secretary-General for Information (Press Corps)  
Chief of Staff  

2023 Council Chairs

Council Chair
Joint Defense Council Anna Scott
Council on Palestinian Affairs Alexander JP Lutz
Council on Political Affairs Maeve Knepper
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Pashion Israel
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers Olivia Hirsch
Council of Arab Economic Affairs Ministers Angela Brobson
Summit of Arab Heads of State Mikaela Black
Special Council on Medicine and Health Care Sasha Giniger
Arab Court of Justice Amneet Bagga

 2023 Schedule

Thursday, March 30 Time
Embassy Visits Between 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 31  
Registration, Coffee, and Tea 8:00 – 8:45 AM
Opening Ceremony 8:45 – 10:30 AM
Council Session I 10:30 – 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Council Session II 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Break 4:00 – 4:30 PM
Council Session III 4:30 – 7:30 PM
Secretariat Meeting 7:35 PM
Saturday, April 1  
2024 Secretariat Interest Meeting 8:00 – 8:20 AM
Coffee and Tea 8:30 – 9:00 AM
Head Delegate Meeting 8:30 – 9:00 AM
Council Session IV 9:00 – 12:00 PM
2024 Secretariat Interviews 9:30 – 12:00 PM & 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Lunch Break 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Council Session V 1:00 – 4:30 PM
Break 4:30 – 5:00 PM
Council Session VI  5:00 – 7:30 PM
Country Selections for 2024 (Faculty & HDs only)  5:30 PM
Faculty Advisors Meeting  5:30 PM
Secretariat Meeting  7:30 PM
 Sunday, April 2  
Coffee and Tea 8:30 – 9:00 AM
 Summit Session and Awards  9:00 – 12:00 PM

2023 Country Assignments


Texas State University


University of Houston Honors College


Northeastern University


American University – Cairo


Roger Williams University


Converse University


Colgate University



Grand Valley State University


Brigham Young University


University of Utah


Georgia Southern University


Miami University


Georgia State University


University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Saudi Arabia

United States Military Academy


New York University – Abu Dhabi


Hollins University

Syrian National Coalition

Wilmington College


Mercer University


University of Wyoming


George Mason University

Brazil (Observer State)

Chad (Observer State)

Eritrea (Observer State)

 India (Observer State) 

Turkey (Observer State) 

Venezuela (Observer State)