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Welcome to the online home of the Institute for Domestic & International Affairs, Inc. Over the past fifteen years, IDIA has established the nation's premier programming in civic education for teachers and students.  For teachers, IDIA offers interactive curricular programming addressing relevant domestic and international issues.  IDIA provides students with the tools they need to affect positive change in an increasingly complex world.  By fostering academic growth and personal development, IDIA is committed to empowering the next generation of civicly-engaged young leaders.


Affiliated Conferences
IDIA will provide all the necessary resources to start a new Model Congress or Model UN program in your school, or build upon an existing one!

Conference Outreach Program
Whether you are new to Model UN and Model Congress or your team is experienced, IDIA staff members will come to your school to help you prepare for your next conference!

Tools for Educators About Civics and History
In order to better prepare students to be active citizens, IDIA provides teachers with innovative tools and lesson plans to augment any Social Studies curriculum.

Rutgers Model United Nations
Attend RUMUN from 5-8 December 2013 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. RUMUN challenges participants to better understand their role in global civil society.

Philadelphia Model United Nations
Come to the birthplace of American Democracy and learn about the East Asia at PhilMUN. From 20-23 February 2014!

Rutgers Model Congress
The 16th anniversary conference of Rutgers Model Congress will take place from 3-6 April 2014. RMC will focus on the tools and strategies of America's representative democracy and challenge students to better develop their political minds.

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