MUN (Model United Nations) WorkshopMonday, Dec 10, 2018
A workshop of Model United Nations (MUN) was organized by our school for classes VI –X. For the workshop, Mr. Ekshaan, was invited as the resource person and MUN trainer. MUN is an educational simulation of the United Nations in which students learn about the functioning of the UN, diplomacy and international relations. It involves and teaches researching, debating, public speaking, writing skills, critical thinking, besides team work and leadership abilities.The workshop commenced with the introduction of resource person and theconcept and objective of MUN workshop.Mr. Ekshaan discussed the functioning of the UN and various related terms like agenda, draft resolution and motions like moderated caucus and unmoderated caucus,spomsors and signatories.He pointed out the roles students could choose in MUN like being delegates,media persons,photographers,cartoonist,conference staff and observers.The resource person explained the short comings to the students and the ways to overcome them.The workshop was a memorable experience for all the participants especially the students as it helped them to understand the working of the UN.It also provided an insight of International Relations and the roles various countries play in the development of international affairs.