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Queen's International Affairs Association (QIAA)

What makes your club unique?:

Queen's International Affairs Association (QIAA) promotes debate and dialogue about international affairs, global politics and foreign relations by providing our members with practical outlets in which they can expore their interest in the international system. We attend and host conferences, run speaker's series, publish a journal, host a radio show, reach out to the Kingston community, promote initiatives and run the Queen's Model United Nations Team.

What does your club do?:


The Queen's International Affairs Association is a not-for-profit, student-led organization at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. The organization is devoted towards promoting debate, dialogue and awareness about international relations, foreign affairs and global politics. This is done by hosting two annual conferences: the Queen's Model United Nations Invitational (QMUNi) in the Fall and the Queen's Interactive Crisis Simulation (QICSim) in the Winter. QIAA also publishes the only international relations journal on campus, the Queen's International Observer (QIO) and hosts the only international-relations radio show, Right of Reply on CFRC 101.9FM. QIAA is renowned for its monthly speaker's series as well as the annual Global Passport Online Database and Internship Fair held early in the winter semester. QIAA's flagship initiatve is the Queen's Model United Nations Team which competes in International Affairs and Model United Nations conferences throughout the world. Ranked in the top 25 teams in North America, the Queen's MUN Team has won numerous best delegate and best delegation awards at prestigious conferences such as Cornell International Affairs Conference, Brown University Crisis Simulation, Princeton Interactive Crisis Simulation and the West Point Model United Nations Invitational. 

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Club President: Nirali Patel 

Categories: Academic; Government & Politics; Media & Publications; Discussion & Debate