City Montessori School MUN
14 July 2017
The City Montessori School in Lucknow organized the second edition of City Montessori School Model United Nations (CMSMUN 2017) from 14 to 16 July 2017. The event saw participation of over 300 students from schools in and around the city. The opening ceremony was conducted on the 14th July 2017, which saw the talks by Mrs Abha Anant, the principal of City Montessori School, Lucknow; Dr.Jagdish Gandhi, founder manager of City Montessori School and Mrs. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon, the President, CMS Board. Mr. Rajiv Chandran, the National Information Officer, UNIC served as the chief guest of the day and declared the Model UN conference open.
The MUN saw 8 committees being simulated which included the committees of the United Nations such as the General Assembly, Security Council and the Human Rights Council. The MUN also simulated unconventional committees such as the All India Political Parties Meet, Politburo of Communist Party of India, and Enquête. The agenda and topics of discussion were spread across the canvas with discussions aiming at Measures to achieve SDGs by 2030 and Gender Equality.The Model UN saw many fruitful discussions throughout the three days and the delegates were involved in negotiation process and diplomacy to solve the global issues at hand.
The closing ceremony was conducted on the 16th of July 2017 and saw Mrs Farida Vahedi, Head of Youth Empowerment at CMS as the Chief Guest for the event. Mrs Farida, along with Mrs Abha present the awards to the Best Delegates in each committee and the Best Delegation Award, post which the Secretary General of the conference declared the conference closed.