Model Arab League

2015 Model Arab League

A delegation of students representing the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon brought home several individual delegate awards for their excellent work on the Joint Defense Council, Political Affairs Council, and Social Affairs Council.  UC Berkeley hosted the event, and 13 delegations participated.   A big congratulations to our MAL diplomats, who caucused and voted like they had been doing this all their lives.  Congratulations!

If you are interested in becoming a MAL delegate in the future, take one of the listed MEIS core classes in the fall and/or become a member of MESSA, and enroll in IR 433 Model Arab League in the spring. You can contact Prof. Lucia Volk ( with questions.

Photos from different council sessions: Tea Jiang in conversation with a delegate from Bahrain; Brendon Novel, Martin Haldorsen, and Chris Fagioli in the Joint Defense Council; and Jesse Wai and Bryan Gambogi with their entire Palestinian Affairs Council.




2014 Model Arab League

During the 2014 MAL, our delegates brought home five individual awards and the Overall Outstanding Delegation award -- a huge accomplishment for SFSU students, most of whom attended the event for the very first time.

Photos from different council sessions from the 2014 MAL conference:  Bryan Porte, Dominic Smith and Joshua Clark in the crisis simulation of the joint Palestinian Affairs and Environmental Affairs Councils; Sergio Torres (with a delegate from hosting Santa Rosa JC) in the Joint Defense Council; Masayuki Miyatake and Amina Hakim in the Social Affairs Council.