Udisha-Rotary Model United Nation Conference- 2015
The Rotary Model United Nations-2015 (Rotary MUN-2015) Conference was organized in collaboration with Rotary International, Distt. 3010 and New Delhi Municipal Council by a group of students from Amity Law School, I.P. University, Delhi and Amity University, NOIDA at NDMC Auditorium.
Around 200 delegates participated in the Conference from schools and colleges of Delhi and NOIDA. The meetings of the General Assembly and five United Nations Committees: General Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Commission, Human Resources Council and International Atomic EnergyAgency were held during the Conference. The participating students from different colleges/ educational institutes of Delhi and NOIDA expressed their views as country delegates in different Committees.
The Conference was inaugurated by Sh. Jalaj Shrivastava, I.A.S., Chairman, NDMC. Justice R. B. Misra, Chief Justice (Retd.), Himachal Pradesh High Court delivered the Key Note Address. Rtn. Avneesh Bajaj, President, Rotary Club Delhi South West (Representative of District Governor, R.I. District-3010), the main organizers of the Conference and Sh. Suresh Sharma, I.G. (Retd.), Punjab Police and Sh. BipinBihari, I.P.S., Commandent, Delhi Home Guards also addressed the delegates and the Guests.
Sh. Jalaj Shrivastava, Chairman, NDMC initiated the conference with a story about the history of the world and an appropriate one at that- the beginnings of the United Nations. The humble formation of the United Nations, as a daughter organisation of the now redundant League of Nations, in the midst of the Blocs – the Allied Powers and the Axis Powers- was narrated by him. His inspiring speech ended with the existence of United Nations as it currently stands for, i.e. peace.
Hon’ble Chief Justice R.B. Mishra, (Retired), High Court of Himachal Pradesh talked about Law as such and the birth of law in the pre-historic times, where divinity ruled the people. He deliberated upon the present condition of law, its legislation and the judicial process. Hopefulness with regards to law and its execution were salient points of his speech, which ended with the hope for the delegates to have a fruitful event.
Rtn. Avneesh Bajaj, President of Rotary Club Delhi South West, Representative of the District Governor, R.I. Dspoke on the subject involving Rotary International. He talked about the importance of the NGOs like Rotary International in the international scope and emphasised on the various activities, which the NGO engages.The importance comes in the fact that the United Nations facilitates such humanistic activities and it is very consequential for the delegates of their respective nations to realise that. His speech ended with a grateful note to the organisers and the appraisal for the different members sharing the stage with him. His final statements were those of a hopeful nature and he wished the delegates, organisers and the executive boards for a successful conference. He also assured the Organizers that R.I. District-3010 and Rotary Club Delhi South West will always be willing to be a part of any such event in future also.
Delebrations held in Committees
The General Assembly had two important Agendas: Threat faced by non-nuclear states from the proliferation of nuclear weapons and Militarisation, weaponization and prevention of Arms Race in Outer Space. The Security Council discussed Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflicts and Militarisation of the Global Communities. The Economic & Social Commission deliberated upon Economic Reconstruction in Post Dayton Era Bosnia and Constructing an effective, structural economic blueprint of Post 2015 Millennium Development Goals, specially sustainable development. The Human Rights Council had two very contemporary issues as its Agenda- Establishing and ensuring status and rights of sexual minorities and Accessing human rights violations in combating illegal immigrants. The International Atomic Energy Agency debated the Agendas on Improving Global Emergency preparedness for Global Crisis Situation and Establishment of Nuclear Fuel Bank. itself in. The importance comes in the fact that the United Nations facilitates such humanistic activities and it is very consequential for the delegates of their respective nations to realise that. His speech ended with a grateful note to the organisers and the appraisal for the different members sharing the stage with him. His final statements were those of a hopeful nature and he wished the delegates, organisers and the executive boards for a successful conference.
The meetings of the General Assembly and five United Nations Committees: General Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Commission, Human Resources Council and International Atomic EnergyAgency were held during the Conference. The participating students from different colleges/ educational institutes of Delhi and NOIDA expressed their views as country delegates in different Committees.
The conference succeeded in addressing the burning international issues that not only educated the student delegates outside the four walls of the class room but also helped them to develop academically, socially and culturally.
The Valedictory Session was presided by Hon’ble Justice Sunil Gaur of High Court of Delhi. While addressing the participating students, he highlighted the importance of such events of legal-politico education and appreciated the efforts of the Organizing Committee in conducting the proceedings of the Conference in true spirit of the United Nations. He also gave away the awards to best country delegates representing different Committees and members of the Organizing Committee.