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LEAD MUN 2011 successfully ,managed to simulate three UN councils on 15th and 16th October 2011 in collaboration with the Jaipuria Institute of Management.Model United Nations has attained the status of one of the most sought after and engaging co-curricular activities in educational institutions. Each student attending the MUN as a delegate has been assigned a country to represent and shall act as the an ambassador of the same, working towards meeting his/her country’s interests and keeping them in line with the United Nation’s goal of maintaining international peace and security.he Security Council shall take up the matter of self determination with special emphasis on Kosovo, Chechnya and Kashmir; ECOSOC will discuss the reconstruction
and development of African countries emerging from conflict and the General Assembly shall center its debate on humanitarian aid in conflict situations.
MUN isn’t just about debate and deliberation. Like any other frequently organized activity.New ways of participating and engaging with an MUN have come up, the International Press and Organizing Committee experiences being some of the many. LEAD MUN 2011 release a newsletter on both days of the conference, highlighting and remarking on the key events of the day. These newsletters were created wholly by students, right from the official reports to the gossip columns.
This conference has been organized over the short period of one month and the budget formation, execution and management of LEAD MUN 2011 have all been headed by college students Delhi, also called the ‘capital of the MUN world’ is famed for hosting at least one MUN conference per month and it is only fitting that students from the Delhi University chapter of the world’s largest student run organization- AIESEC get together to organize one.AIESEC in Delhi University has partnered with International Hindu Model United Nations, Deen Dayal Upadhyay College Model United Nations and Brainwiz Model United Nations in the past and has the support of the same for LEAD MUN 2011. The organization has already successfully delivered three major events in 2011, ‘Discovering Hope’, ‘Udaan’ and ‘Kick for a Cause’ and is set to present ‘The HR Summit’ in November.Ever since its inception in 1984, AIESEC in Delhi University has stood for youth leadership and social entrepreneurship. We endeavor to enrich lives by providing young persons with unique learning experiences. Through LEAD MUN 0211 we hope to foster a greater understanding of international concerns among students of Delhi University and thus enable them to formulate informed opinions about conflicts and dilemmas that plague the globe, taking the first step towards leadership’ - Asmita Prabhakar, Secretary General LEAD MUN 2011 & Vice President Communications and Information Management- AIESEC in Delhi University.
The MUN circuit of Delhi University is ever growing and the inclusion of AIESEC in Delhi University in the same marks an important milestone in Delhi’s MUN journey.