Students Discuss Key Global Concerns During MRMUN

  • 400 delegates from 23 schools of Delhi NCR participate in the event
  • Student delegates debate upon pertinent United Nations subjects/issues
  • The Best Delegation Award was won by MRIS 46, Gurugram

The fourth edition of Manav Rachna Model United Nations (MRMUN) organised by Manav Rachna International School (MRIS), Sector 14, Faridabad concluded with a grand award ceremony. More than 400 student delegates from 23 schools of Delhi-NCR were segregated into eleven committees of the United Nations and put forth ideas and recommendations to solve critical issues across the globe.

The Chief Guest of the culmination ceremony Mr. Vijay Lokapally, Sports Editor, The Hindu was awed by the energy, enthusiasm and knowledge of the young student delegates. Congratulating the students on their research and knowledge, he said: “Spending time with kids is like spending time with the best cricketers of the world.” He added, “Debate teaches you to learn to respect your opponents and with the intellect that I witness today, I am sure that the future of the country is in the right hands”.

Also present on the occasion were Dr. Prashant Bhalla, President- Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI); Dr. M.M. Kathuria, Trustee, MREI; Ms. Deepika Bhalla, ED- MRIS-14; Ms. Mamta Wadhwa, Principal, MRIS-14; and senior teachers from various participating schools.

Representing diverse nations and pondering over pertinent issues like Women Empowerment in the Third World; Use and deployment of lethal autonomous robots as weapons in warzone; Marvel vs DC; the eleven committees took forth the discussion with their thoughts, inputs and confidence. The students were rewarded and acknowledged for the depth of their research and knowledge.

The Best Country Profile was awarded to the team of Manav Rachna International School (MRIS), Sector 14, Faridabad and the Best Delegation award went to MRIS 46, Gurugram.

While encouraging all the participants to believe in themselves, Ms. Mamta Wadhwa said: “The confidence and clarity of thoughts that the students displayed during the three-day MRMUN event; speaks volumes about the exposure, best practices and mentoring being provided to the students.”