07-DEC-2018: Mock UN Conference held at AMU school
ALIGARH December 7: Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School, Aligarh Muslim University organized a Model United Nations' Conference with the enactment of General Assembly and Security Council in session. A total of nine school teams participated in the mock conference including Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary (SHSS) School, Senior Secondary School (Girls), STS School, AMU Girls School, AMU City Girls High School, AMU City School, ABK High School (Boys), ABK High School (Girls) and Our Lady of Fatima, with every school representing two countries. The participating teams were invited to discuss two topics at the conference including World Terrorism and Security and Refugee Crisis and Their Rehabilitation.
Inaugurating the mock conference, Prof Mohammed Hanif Beg, Pro-Vice Chancellor appreciated the efforts of the organizers and hoped the participating students will learn the traits of an influential statesman and experience the powers of impacting speakers. He said the idea to hold such a students' convention was novel and its success will lead to holding of such programmes on annual basis.
Prof Asfar Ali Khan, Director, School Education, AMU presided over the inaugural session.
AMU Registrar, Mr Abdul Hamid, IPS, presided over the Security Council session and gave away prizes to the winners of General Assembly. Applauding the efforts of the host school for holding such a unique programme, Mr Hamid appreciated the decorum and discipline maintained by the participating teams.
The Security Council session was chaired by a student, Mohd Hassan Ullah Khan. Prof Abid Ali Khan, Deputy Director, Directorate of School Education and Mr Habib Ahmad, Vice-Principal, SHSS School distributed prizes to winners of the Security Council session.
Earlier, welcoming the guests, Mr Syed Mohd Mustafa, Principal, SHSS School introduced the concept of Model UN Conference. Dr Vibha Sharma, Dr Faiza Abbasi and Dr Anwar Shahzad judged the proceedings of General Assembly discussion while Dr Shireen Sherwani, Dr Ali Jafar Abedi and Dr Faisal Hasan judged the proceedings in the Security Council.
In the overall prize category, Saiyyid Hamid Senior Secondary School (Boys) bagged the first and third prize representing Norway and China while the second prize was won by the Senior Secondary School (Girls) representing Russia. In other segments, STS School, AMU Girls School, AMU City Girls High School, AMU City School, ABK High School (Boys) and ABK High School (Girls) also received prizes y representing Thailand, Japan, Germany & Somalia, Afghanistan, Australia and Hungary, respectively.
Event Coordinator Mohd Hassan Ullah Khan proposed vote of thanks.
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Related PicturesWinner Team of Model United Nations Conference with Registrar Mr Abdul Hamid and other guests