LaxMUN 2018 new

LaxMUN 2018, a mock UN Conference, was held on 1st and 2nd November 2018 in Laxman Public School. 20 schools and a total of 200 delegates made the programme a great success by participating enthusiastically.

The programme commenced on 1st Nov with the welcome speech of the Head Boy, Jesto Peter, which was followed the song ‘Heal the World’ sung by the school choir. The Director and former Directors of LaxMUN society Aditya Apurva and C Karthika Sajeev paid tribute to the two great souls of the world lost this year – India’s lion hearted leader Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee and UN’s eight benevolent Secretary General Mr Kofi Annan. This was followed by words of encouragement by the HoS Mr D N Tiwari to all the delegates present. Finally The Secretary General, Mohit Gupta introduced the executive board and declared open the conference.

The conference had five committees: General Assembly, Security Council, Stakeholders’ Meet, Human Rights Council and Council of Lemuria with the agendas of Funding of UNO, The Threat of Misuse of Military Arsenal by Pakistan, Secularism in Indian Constitution, Human Rights and Accommodation of Minorities. The committees were chaired by Sankap Suman, Arwind Sarawagi, Vanshika Mittal, Tavleen Kaur and C KArthika Sajeev respectively. By the end of the second day all the committees were able to pass their resolutions and more or less came to a consensus.

The prize distribution ceremony was held on 2nd November. The following students were given away the prizes in their respective committees:

General Assembly

Special Mention 

  • Brazil (Khushi Singh, LPS)
  • UK (Tijil Parak, Hillwood)
  • France (Priyaldeep, LPS)
  • Canada (Ajitesh, LPS)

High commendation

  • Russia (Aditya Gupta, LPS)
  • USA (Shaurya Kapoor, DPS, Rohini)
  • South Africa (Anoushka, LPS)

Best Delegate

  • Democratic Public Republic of Korea (Shreshta Singh, LPS)

Security Council

Special Mention 

  • Pakistan (Manav, Bombay Scottish)
  • Turkey (Jenitte Thomas, St Anthony)

High commendation

  • France (Saarthak Saxena, St Paul’s)
  • UK (Abdullah Aftab, LPS)

Best Delegate

  • USA (Vasushrava Mahipal, LPS)

Stakeholders’ Meet

Special Mention 

  • Mohan Bhagwat (Srijan Kumar Jha, DPS, R K Puram)
  • Subramaniam Swamy (Anishka Goel, DPS, Rohini)

High commendation

  • Rahul Gandhi (Nihskam Tyagi, Ahlcon International)
  • Asaduddin Owaisi (Nandish Nanda, St Paul’s)

Best Delegate

  • Citizen 1 (Aditya Apurva, LPS)

Human Rights Council

Special Mention 

  • UK (Kavya Papreja, LPS)
  • Palestine (Kriti Khatri, LPS)

High commendation

  • Russia (Harsh Kedia, LPS)
  • China (Hitanshi Gupta, DPS Rohini)

Best Delegate

  • Turkey (Himani, Navy Children School)

Council of Lemuria

Special Mention 

  • President (Atharva Gupta, LPS)

High commendation

  • Bhante Adelar (Buddhist Army Head – Kirti Advani, LPS)

Best Delegate

  • Abbot Batukhan (Head of Lemurian Monastery – Ishaan Vohra, DPS Rohini)

The best delegation award for LaxMUN 2018 was bagged by DPS Rohini. The programme ended with a vote of thanks given by the Head Boy of the school.