Seth M.R. Jaipuria School convened the sixth edition of the Annual Conference of Model United Nations also known as Model UN or MUN, on 18th May, 2018. MUN is an educational derivative and/or academic activity in which students can learn about sensitive issues, inter-relations, international politics and The United Nations.
At Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow MUN is an extra curricular activity which the students take up from class 8 and on wards. This involves students researching, develop public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical analysis, teamwork, and leadership abilities it is meant to engage students and allow them to develop deeper understanding into current world issues.
The 3 Day Conference was inaugurated by the Deputy Chief Minister of Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Dinesh Sharma on 18th May, 2018. Dr. Sharma along with the Principal Mrs. Promini Chopra, Vice Principal Dr. Anupam Vidyarthi, lighted the `Lamp of Knowledge’.The event was declared open by the student Secretary General, Madhav Agarwal. The nine engrossing Committees, each as intense and diverse as the other, over 450 students; member delegate from all over the city and country, attended the conference. The Principal Mrs. Promini Chopra in her speech emphasised the fact that JMUN is not an event but a `phenomenon’. Mrs. Chopra advised the young delegates to carry about healthy debates in a compassionate environment with rationality and broad thinking and carry memories that each one will cherish for a lifetime.
JMUN not just an event but an emotion which was felt by each who attended the conference. The Delegates deliberated upon global issues with careful consideration, defended policies and left the committee rooms with an experience of a standard as well as one of the successful MUN to which any ‘Munner’ aspires to be a part
The three day Jaipuria Model United Nations conference 2018 saw a plethora of diplomatic courtesy and cultural debate truly lived up to its motto, ‘DELIBERATE, DEFEND, DELIVER’.