Helpful Websites

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP))
The mission of UNDP is to improve the quality of life across the world. UNDP seeks to accomplish this by focusing on achieving the Millennium Development Goals. UNDP also supports the production of the annual Human Development Report.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID is the U.S. government organization in charge of directing and coordinating the development of foreign economies and societies since 1961. Some of USAID's core focuses include education, gender equality, water and sanitation and economic growth.

The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA
IDA is part of the overarching mission of the World Bank to help the poorest countries. Since 1960, IDA has helped to alleviate poverty by providing loans and grants to in-country programs which seek to grow the economy, decrease social inequalities and improve the quality of life.


Related Conferences

Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA)
SCUSA facilitates student delegate interaction and constructive discussion during an annual four day conference held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The conference helps students better understand the intricacies of challenges the United States faces in a global society.

Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC)
Brings together outstanding undergraduates to meet and discuss major contemporary issues at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. Student delegates engage in lively discussions, hear renowned experts on the issues, share their own personal views on world events, and learn more about the United States Naval Academy and the U.S. Naval Service.

Academy Assembly
The symposium at the U.S. Air Force Academy promotes meaningful, proactive debate on current national and international issues between student delegates.

Student Conference on National Affairs (SCONA)
Each year, SCONA gathers student delegates from around the nation and world to Texas A&M University to discuss a different topic of national importance.

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