"Don't fear uncertainty ; let it inspire you"
- Director Ms. Shabana Hussein
Two weeks before the official launch of the conference, a workshop had been held to orient new and previous delegates on the updated rules and regulations. Chairs and co-chairs did their best to facilitate the process, making the conference accessible to delegates of various ages.
Students assumed positions in bodies such as the Security Council (SC), Disarmament Council (DC), Human Rights Council (HRC), World Health Organization (WHO), World Food Program (WFP), and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), where they debated various issues, from health to women's rights to security, and worked hard to submit resolutions to theseissues.
During the last day of the conference, and after about two day's worth of heated debate, students were surprised with the Secretary General Jurie Tashkandi and Deputy Secretary General Sara Aly calling out "Crisis!" to committees. A crisis is a sudden issue that needs to be solved in the matter of about an hour, and delegates of the same country from different committees group together to form a resolution. Crisis committees included present-day and futuristic events, which made delegates excited and eager to compete with other delegates.
"Never give up the right to be wrong," said Director Ms. Shabana Hussein during the closing ceremony as the second annual Dar Jana Model United Nations came to a close. Secretary General Jurie Tashkandi and Deputy Secretary General Sara Aly expressed their happiness towards a successful MUN that exceeded their expectations, and hope that it never stops growing and evolving year by year.
Secretary General of DJISMUN 2016 Jurie Tashkandi
Written By: Monica Karas
Grade 12 Yellow