Awards

SSUNS is first and foremost a friendly environment and collective learning experience. As such, awards at SSUNS are bestowed upon those delegates whose behaviour enriches the learning of their peers to an exceptional degree. Awards at SSUNS are granted under two broad categories: Individual Awards & Delegation Awards.

Individual Awards

Gavel

  • Nellie McClung Award for Advocacy — Presented to the delegate who embodies the perseverance and advocacy of the Famous Five on their inspiring fight for suffrage.

  • Lester B. Pearson Award for PeacemakingPresented to the delegate who embodies the tradition of “Pearson Internationalism” through leadership and civility in diplomatic conduct.

  • Pierre Elliot Trudeau Award for Diplomacy — Presented to the delegate who demonstrates innovative and creative policy writing as well as an eloquent and persuasive manner of speech.

All gavel awards are considered equivalent; there is no ranking between the individual gavel awards.

Book

  • SSUNS Book Award — Presented to the delegate who displays the most in-depth knowledge and understanding of the committee and topics, both in their position paper and debate.

Certificate

  • Honourable Mention — Awarded to the delegate who displays the most promising qualities of a rising diplomat in the making.

Delegation Awards

Large Delegation

Delegations whose size falls above the median size of SSUNS delegations are considered eligible for large delegation awards, The awards available are:

  1. Best Large Delegation

  2. Outstanding Large Delegation

Small Delegation

Delegations whose size falls below the median size of SSUNS delegations are considered eligible for small delegation awards. The awards available are:

  1. Best Small Delegation

  2. Outstanding Small Delegation