INDIAN INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS (IIMUN) CONFERENCE, TIRUPATI CHAPTER – 1 (29 JUN 18 TO 01 JUL 18)
Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) is a school of leadership and one of the World’s largest education conference management brand having organized the World’s Largest MUN Conference in Mumbai amongst many other conferences. It also became the first organization to conduct full-fledged MUN conferences inside United Nations Headquarters in New York. Being a conference of the youth, for the youth, and by the youth, it is run completely by students in the age group of 16-25 years. It has its operations in 160 cities in India and 22 countries globally. It is guided by its 14 Board of Advisors who are pioneers of their respective fields. It is a movement to unite nations by making the youth of the world become global citizens.
Sree Vidyaniketan International School (SVIS), Tirupati has pioneered in conducting the IIMUN Tirupati Chapter – I from 29 Jun 18 to 01 Jul 18. SVIS invited schools in and around Tirupati region to participate in IIMUN. Over 100 students from SVIS and other schools (Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Edify School and Rainbow School, Nellore) participated in the conference.
IIMUN team from Mumbai, led by Mr Pratik Dawre and comprising of Mr. Mayank Jain, Ms. Kushi Parikh incorporated significant training in the MUN skill set for all who are new to MUN, which simulated the work of United Nations and included the use of diplomatic language during debate and formulating resolutions.
The conference promoted student leadership, for experienced delegates, from all participating schools and delivered a highly professional student run conference featuring various committees viz. UNSC, WHO, International Press, Loksabha, etc.
Mr. Kierane Eugene Rigney, Principal SVIS and various dignitaries witnessed the opening ceremony and enlightened the young delegates with their wisdom. It was an honour to have Prof. Ganesh, Director, IISER Tirupati as the Chief Guest for the occasion. He emphasized on generation of electronic waste and its disposal for a safer environment.
For the delegates of SVIS, it was an enriching experience as they won a total of 13 awards including the much coveted Overall delegation award.