Sri Kumaran Children’s Home of Educational Council, organised Model United Nations for the 9th time on 18 to 20 July 2019. This is considered the largest of all MUNs conducted in the entire city of Bangalore with as much as 16 committees and about 800 delegates participating from schools across the city.
The students from Jain International Residential School (JIRS) participated in KMUN 2019. We were 16 in number and participated in 6 allotted committees. They represented different countries and started research on given agenda. Socials were conducted on 19 July. The students were accompanied by two members of faculty every day to the conference.
The opening ceremony started with a short video of KMUN and the principal of SKCHEC addressed the gathering by her motivating speech. The student delegate of different countries had discussion in the committees headed by chair, vice chair and moderator.
Committees of JIRS were as follows:
AIPPM (All India Political Party Meet) – 3 Delegates
UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) – 2 Delegates
IMO (International Maritime Organization) – 3 Delegates
F500 – Fortune 500 companies – 3 Delegates
African Union – 3 Delegates
UNSCCPCJ –United Nations Special Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice – 2 Delegates
The students passed directives on the crisis and discussed extensively in the committee which was set by the EB members. On the second day, the International Press Conference was conducted and interrogated us on various issues. The session was one of the best. On the third day, they solved the crises successfully. Finally, all the committees came to an end with lots of prize winners who were duly felicitated in the closing ceremony.
Master. Dhruv Shah won a Special Mention in the Fortune 500 Committee – representing Qualcomm. This was an extensive and comprehensive platform for students to develop their skills like speaking, debating, researching and presenting.