We rejoice that there is an institution like the United Nations, for it is the symbol and hope of the new world of light dawning beyond the clouds
We owe it to ourselves to find out why the light does not spread and disperse the darkness……..S.RadhaKrishnan.
MUN is a great start to become a great leader and a change- maker. It is a platform to grow as a person of strong convictions, to master social and emotional intelligence, and to experience and apply learning to life.
Samuel Johnson said – ‘Self Confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.’ MUN instills in our youngsters, some dynamic and some nervous delegates, the obligation to be passionate about world events and be convinced to speak and negotiate the truth with an undivided mind.
The fun and entertainment of public speaking exercise and the bonding with other members of Model United Nations is an experience that never goes away.
HPSR MUN 2019
It was an incredible privilege for both teachers and students alike to undertake the task of organizing a mock MUN at the school. It began with the selection of students who had a flair for geopolitics and keen researchers from classes VIII to XII (of age group 13 to 18). MUN helps students develop leadership skills, research, writing, public speaking, and problem-solving skills. A training session for all the participants was conducted for three days, where the aim, proceedings, protocol, decorum, and the very essence of MUN at the school level was discussed. The final session of MUN was conducted on the seventh and 8th November 2019 within the school premises. The participants had to submit their position papers beforehand, which was thoroughly analyzed and studied critically. Master chaired the UNSC. Dhanush T and Krishna, WHO by Saakshi Biradar and Voni Venkat, UNHRC chaired by Chandra Niharika and B. Mohana, UNGA_DISEC chaired by Aryan Balaji and Advay Hani, and IP chaired by Sindhu. The participants expressed their concern and understanding of the critical situation at MUN, representing countries like Russia, the USA, Japan, the United Kingdom, Republic of France, Equatorial New Guinea, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Indonesia, Kuwait, Peru, Poland, Qatar, Syria, and Turkey. In all that came out of the two-day session was a sheer inquisitiveness among all the participants on global politics and its impact on the world economy in general and India in particular.
Moreover, coming up with solutions that are acceptable to a majority of the representatives also inculcates skills of negotiation, conflict resolution, and co-operation. Each participant was keen and had done extensive study and was both competitive as well as friendly. The session ended with high accolades from all quarters. The participant students not only emerged confident but are looking forward to more such sessions with a sharp eye on global politics, which are sometimes subtle but piercingly powerful.