SAI International School, one of the leading schools of India with a commitment of purposeful education in the K-12 educational space of the country has shared details today about eSAI Model United Nations 2020 (eSAIMUN 2020), the annual Model United Nations (MUN) Conference which it is organising on August 13 and 14, 2020 adopting the digital route, the first ever such Conference being organised virtually at SAI International.
SAI Model United Nations (SAIMUN) Conference is considered as one of India’s largest MUN.SAIMUN is a duly accredited registered event of United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC), under the aegis of the United Nations (UN) and follows the UN4MUN procedures. Initiated in the year 2013, the maiden event of SAIMUN was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik.
The objective of SAIMUN is to seek, through discussion, negotiation and debate solutions to the various problems of the world, enabling the participating students learn to adopt views and attitudes, other than their own and break away from the confined self-interest and develop international cooperation and tolerance. SAIMUN is held every year to build leadership skills, increase global literacy and expand critical thinking in students by exposing them to the working of the UN. The theme of SAIMUN is “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”- One world one family, which inspires the participants to work collaboratively and come out with innovative solutions to the various challenges outlined in the agenda.
Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Founder and Mentor – SAI International Education Group & Advisor and Working President of Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, Government of Odisha said, “The pandemic is a challenge thrown to the humanity to re-think and rediscover that is yet untouched and unexplored, to make learning more meaningful. Across the globe, the pandemic has sparked uncertainties of an unparalleled magnitude, not only on the economy of the countries but also on the education sector. eSAIMUN has given us an opportunity to connect with luminaries across the globe who will provide a great input on the working of the UN, insight on the contemporary global challenges and stimulate the young minds to ideate and come out with rational solutions”.
Participants from countries like Pakistan, Australia, Japan, UAE, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vietnam, USA and India along with 18 round square schools are participating in the mega event.
The first ever eSAIMUN assures to be a more dynamic and intellectually stimulating event and will bring about a prolific change in the learning horizon of all the participants. Apart from the enriching debates and interesting agendas, a lot of global interactions would take place during the two-day Conference which would complement the learning experiences of the delegates.
For easy monitoring and better interaction, two different groups are formed, one for Classes 9 and 10 and another for Classes 11 and 12. Each group will have ten different Committees with interesting and contemporary agendas and will be chaired by extremely competent Executive Board.Posted in Campus, News