MUN ….MUNNING……….DELEGATES………….have become synonym with the students of Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow. A group of 11 delegates who were accompanied by Mrs. Preeti Singh attended the Twentieth Edition of Cathedral Model United Nations, held at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai from 18-22nd of August, 2016. The delegation comprised Nalin Mishra, Anavi Jaitley, Purujit Arora, Atharva Tewari, Muskaan Malhotra, Fiza Khan, Arushi Somani, Aniket Chauhan, Aditya Gupta, Bhaskar Vishwajeet and Lavanya Agarwal.
The delegation got to meet and converse with international students from Nepal, Bahrain and the UAE, as well as the elite group of national students from different schools across the country.
The conference began with the opening ceremony where the Chief Guest was the Israeli Consulate General to India, who addressed the august gathering about the relations which India had with Israel and how the youth can shape the future. Following this were three days of assiduous debate and formulation of competitive paperwork.
At the end of the three days, Nalin Mishra and Anavi Jaitley won an Honorable Mention as the Co-delegates of People Republic of China in the Special Commision on Scientific Weapons. Seth MR Jaipuria emerged as the only school from Uttar Pradesh to win an award at the conference.
It was quite a fruitful experience for the students as they were exposed to the international standard debate and orthodox UN procedures. The press delegates on the other hand got to witness the revolutionization of the Press Corps as it followed the HMUN Boston Procedure. In totality, this was an enriching experience which has left the delegates with felicitous memories and innovative ideas for Jaipuria Model United Nations.