Shuva MUN

The third edition of Shuvatara MUN, organized by former students of Shuvatara, commenced from 8th Aug - 11th Aug 2019. The 3 day event aimed to discuss multilateral issues including the crisis in South Sudan, controlling the proliferation of modern weapons, termination of genocide of Yazidis and Christians in Syria and Iraq etc. The opening ceremony was conducted under the presence of Chief Guest Lt. General CB Gurung; the founding director of Shuvatara School, Mrs. Rani Kakshapati; Chairman of Shuvatara School, Mr. Shyam Kakshapati; School Principal Mr. Khyam N. Timsina, School Administrator Mr. Prawesh Khanal and the special guests Nathan Markowski, Dr. Sarfaraz Ahmed, Mrs. Bina Gurung and Mrs. Ela Pia. 150 participants from 7 different schools attended the event, which took place at Shuvatara School in Lamatar. The opening ceremony took place early in the morning, where the participants, referred as delegates, were welcomed. The event organizers and the dais members of different committees were also acknowledged by the guests present at the ceremony.In this year’s Shuvatara Model United Nations, the delegates represented over 50 countries in six different committees of the United Nations, namely United Nations Environment Environment Program (UNEP), Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC), Economics and Financial Committee (ECOFIN), United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Social Cultural and Humanitarian Committee (SOCHUM) and United Nations Security Council (UNSC), where they discussed different agendas related to their specific committees. The discussions lasted for three days, and the resolutions were announced on the final day of the conference on August 11. SOCHUM, for example, urged the formation of a third body named ISIS Eradication and Refugee Management for their agenda, which was the termination of genocide of Yazidis and Christians in Syria and Iraq. The best delegates were acknowledged in the closing ceremony held on 11th August 2019, in the presence of Chief Guest Ms. Bandana Rana, Ms. Meekha Mathema, Mrs. Rani Gurung Kakshapati, Mr. Khyam N. Timsina and Mr. Prawesh Khanal. Ms. Rana is the Vice Chair of UN CEDAW Committee and the Chair of Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. She is also the Co-founder and Strategic Advisor of Saathi, Nepal. Ms. Rana also addressed the delegates with a few words of her own and shared her experience working for the United Nations. She highlighted how Nepal is using UN mandates to upgrade the lives of women and emphasized on the negotiation skill of UN diplomat, which is highly recognized all over the world. She further inspired students, by stating examples on how right attitude, positivity, confidence and self-dignity will take one to new heights. Special guest Ms. Meekha Mathema also attended the event and addressed the audience with inspiring words of her own. She is a professional teacher, educationist and founder of Daya Foundation. She aims to establish quality libraries in community schools, indulges in uplifting the overall community school development and emphasizes on education outside classroom as well.
All in all, the 3rd SHUVA MUN was a grand success, which imparted communicating, negotiating, debating skills in students as per the UN standards.

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