During registration, teams will pick their first, second, and third choices from this year's topics. Teams will be notified of their final topic after registration closes. Background papers providing a broad issue summary are provided for all topics, and can be found in Competitor Information.  



Disaster Preparedness
Prescription Drug Prices
Retirement Crisis


Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis
South China Sea
Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis

New York City

Affordable Housing
Public Transportation
Waste Management

Spotlight Country: Spain

Tourism versus Preservation
Unemployment and Education


Artificial Intelligence
Net Neutrality


registration for the 2018 competition is now closed. 

interested in participating in 2019? 

sign up for our interest list!