The Topeka Model United Nations provides opportunities for students to learn about the role of international diplomacy. The program is used to hone public speaking, critical thinking, research and writing skills and is designed to encourage debate, cooperation and resolutions that solve problems. The student led delegations are called upon to represent the views of their assigned country on a variety of topics. Over 600 students attended the Topeka Model United Nations at the Downtown Ramada Inn and Convention Center, See more photos here. Back to Local Snapshots.