Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at MUN conferences, which is usually organized by a high school or college MUN club.
10 delegates were selected from C. M. Academy for the IIMUN Surat Chapter 2017, by the MUN Coordinator and the Principal of the school.
The team was as follows-
Harsh Thakkar (DISEC)
Amal Shaji (ECOFIN)
Zehan Ankleshwaria (ILO)
Eshita Agarwal (UNSC)
Aditya Trivedi (UNSC)
Aikya Shetty (ECOFIN)
Harshavardhan Vallecha (UNHRC)
Akash Banerjee (LEGAL)
Chinmay Tripathi (UNDP)
Sweta Garai (ECOSOC)
MUN Coordinator, Mrs Deepali Vallecha was appointed as a faculty advisor for the team.
Luckily all the delegates received the same country, Russian Federation. IIMUN commenced on 6th of October, 2017.
The host was G. D. Goenka International School, Wisdom Valley campus, Nr. Anuvrat Dwar, New City Light Road, Surat. The opening ceremony started at 5pm at the auditorium, GDGIS and there were many speeches which included:-
Jeevesh Garg (Secretary General)
Sakshi Thakur (Director General)
C. R. Patil (MP, Lok Sabha)
Bankim Chandra Shah (Senior Advocate, Gujarat High Court)
Pooja Vyas (Speaker)
Yash Soni (Actor, ‘Chello Divas’)
Even there were entertainment dances done by girls of G. D. Goenka International School and even a group of Bollywood Mixtape.
On 7th October 2017, the committee sessions commenced.
All the committee sessions were extremely engaging and enjoyable.
Socials were also organized where the students had a good time.
On 8th October the closing ceremony was held.
We had closing ceremony where three of our school students were appointed as ‘Best Delegate’,
Also three students were titled as ‘High Commendation’ and they were –
One of the student received ‘Special Mention’,
One of the student received ‘Verbal Mention’,
And all the students received participation certificate, and the memorable part was C. M. Academy adjudged ‘Best Delegation’ in the IIMUN Surat Chapter’ 17. It was a good learning experience for all the delegates.