Noman Benotman was invited by the Cambridge Model United Nations Society to speak at their model United Nations conference which took place on 25-27th November 2011. The annual conference, hosted by the University, brought together delegates from 6 continents to discuss global issues, which included the Arab uprising. Mr Benotman who also opened the conference with his speech, spoke about Libya, specifically, but also tackled the wider issue of the Arab uprising.