450 students across the globe participated in Amity's model

Amity's International Model United Nations had colours from not only India but from across the globe. In this three day event which concluded on Saturday, 450 students across the globe participated. The students played the roles of Delegates in eight Councils-General Assembly, Security Council, UNESCO, CCPCJ, Futuristic Security Council, UNFCCC, Raw and NATO.

Students also discussed and debated on several issues like cyber war, arms trafficking and terrorism, equal access to education for women, the future of nanotechnology, nuclear program of North Korea, post 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan, ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention against corruption, international cooperation for for the improvement of access to legal aid in criminal justice systems, water-ice cap melting, thermal expansion and ground water depletion.

450 students participated in Amity's programme

Among the special dignitaries, Janos Terenyi, ambassador of Hungary in India, Lise Grande, UN resident coordinator and UNDP resident representative in India and Amita Chauhan, chairperson, Amity International Schools were present during the valedictory function and facilitated the students delegates for their performance.

Students from countries like France, United States of America, Italy, Germany, Slovenia Spain, Mauritius and Kazakhstan participated in the event.

Addressing to the mass, Grande says "MUNs (Model United Nations) is very important since they give international experience to students and help them in acquiring the skills to deal with international crisis. Being a good leader is is important for business as well as internal and international politics. A good leader knows how to arrive at consensus and in a globalised world, it is very important to understand each other and compromise with each other to live in harmonious world."

During the ceremony, the outstanding delegates in each committee were honored with "Best Delegate and High Commendation Award"; the delegates who submitted the Best Paper in their respective committee prior to the conference were given 'Best Position Paper Award' and the delegations who excelled in all areas were given 'Best Delegation Award'.

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