MUN Manipal gets bigger with six councils1 min read
Manipal: Model United Nations (MUN) started from Oct 22nd. The inauguration and the opening ceremony was held at the MIT AC Seminar Hall. MD Nalapat, director for Geopolitics department and UNESCO Peace Chair holder along with M V Kamath, honorary director of MIC were the chief guests.
“MUN is an academic replica of the United Nations and aims at educating the participants about various countries, effective communication and multilateral diplomacy,” said Kumkum Garg, director of MIT.
Speaking about the event at a press conference, Abishek Rajan, president of MUN said, “The fourth edition of MUN is expected to be a bigger success with more than 250 colleges and 200 delegates participating in this event. This year MUN will also see international participation with students from Singapore, Bangkok and Nigeria turning up for the event.” The event will last for three days.
This year six councils will be stimulated unlike last year where only five councils were included. “The event Crisis Committee has never been done before. This is for the first time it has been included and we have taken it as a challenge. We hope to organise it well,” said Surbhi Kanga, secretary general of MUN.
Ramesha C, associate director for Student Welfare and Hostels and Rajat Gupta, director for Media Relations were also present at the press meet.
Sub-edited by Zeba Telkhani