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Maria�s Model United Nations held

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, May 24 - The second edition of Maria�s Model United Nations (MMUN) was organised by Maria�s Public School from May 21 to 23. The three-day event was inaugurated by journalist and political commentator Wasbir Hussain.

The programme began with founder and managing trustee of the school Nellie Ahmed Tanweer�s address on leadership skills, role models who the world should emulate and experiences that will remain for a lifetime.

Hussain discussed the importance of realising one�s own privilege and being a catalyst in extending that privilege towards the deprived.

School Principal Alpana Khound Phukan said successful diplomacy means the ability to understand all positions including the ones that one opposes. This quality of accepting different viewpoints will help delegates to assume leadership roles in the future, she added.

They can be the catalysts for change by creating social networks for the work of the UN, and come up with innovative approaches to help confront the challenges of the global community, Smt Phukan further said.

The conference which was attended by leading schools of Guwahati, finally came to an end with the convening of the General Assembly that discussed the emergence of the Russian Federation as a strong rival of the USA and the NATO countries and its repercussions in Central Asia and the world at large.

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Maria�s Model United Nations held

GUWAHATI, May 24 - The second edition of Maria�s Model United Nations (MMUN) was organised by Maria�s Public School from May 21 to 23. The three-day event was inaugurated by journalist and political commentator Wasbir Hussain.

The programme began with founder and managing trustee of the school Nellie Ahmed Tanweer�s address on leadership skills, role models who the world should emulate and experiences that will remain for a lifetime.

Hussain discussed the importance of realising one�s own privilege and being a catalyst in extending that privilege towards the deprived.

School Principal Alpana Khound Phukan said successful diplomacy means the ability to understand all positions including the ones that one opposes. This quality of accepting different viewpoints will help delegates to assume leadership roles in the future, she added.

They can be the catalysts for change by creating social networks for the work of the UN, and come up with innovative approaches to help confront the challenges of the global community, Smt Phukan further said.

The conference which was attended by leading schools of Guwahati, finally came to an end with the convening of the General Assembly that discussed the emergence of the Russian Federation as a strong rival of the USA and the NATO countries and its repercussions in Central Asia and the world at large.