Model UN Conference – BANMUN 2016 concludes in Dhaka

Untitled-1Dhaka, Saturday, 16 July 2016: With the collaboration of UNIC Dhaka, UN Youth and Student Association of Bangladesh (UNYSAB) organized a for-day long Bangladesh Model United Nations (BANMUN 2016) Conference at Adamjee Cantonment College Auditorium during 13 to 16 July 2016. More than 650 delegates from different educational institutions took part in the UN simulation.  The opening ceremony was inaugurated by Honourable MP Advocate Sanjida Khanam as chief guest while M. Moniruzzaman, Officer-in-Charge of UNIC Dhaka spoke as guest of honour. The special guests were Hon’ble MP Mr Nahim Razzak, Brig-Gen Tameem Ahmed Chowdhury, Principal of Adamjee Cantonment College, Dr. Syed Md. Saikh Imtiaz of Dhaka University and UNYSAB President Mamun Mia. The students discussed all the 17 goals of the new SDGs. The theme of BANMUN 2016 was ‘adolescent sexual and reproductive health’. The Chairman of University Grant Commission Prof Abdul Mannan distributed certificates among the delegates in the closing session. Ten draft resolutions were prepared by ten committees that were passed in plannery session. During the committee sessions, national and international issues such as women and children rights, Syria crisis, international migration and its effect on world economy were addressed. Total ten ‘Best Delegate’ from each of the committee were awarded and another 30 participants were conferred ‘Special Award’ for outstanding performance and ‘Best Position Paper’.