MDN Participates in Kartal Model United Nations Conference

02/06/2016

MDN team represented by Mehdi Zouauoi, Nihal Ben Mansour and Elif Şentürk participated in the opening ceremony of the International Model United Nations Conference (KAIHLMUN’16) organized by Kartal Anadolu Imam-Hatip High School and held in Istanbul, Turkey during 2-5 of June 2016.

The conference was attended by the teams coming from Turkey, India, Pakistan, Canada, USA, Qatar, Jordan, UAE, Kosovo, Kazakhstan, Germany, UK and South Africa. The opening ceremony and the first General Assembly meeting were held in the prestigious Vera Yıldız Park with participation of VIP personalities.

The conference aimed to provide practical knowledge to youth on the role and dynamics of United Nations through activities that simulate procedures adopted at UN including General Assembly, diplomatic representation, committees, and so on. The KAIHLMUN sessions with rich agenda were held in English, Turkish and Arabic languages, and the event received large media coverage.

Since early 2015 MDN President Murat Daoudov acted as advisor to establishment of MUN Club at Kartal. He guided the school team through participation in a large number of MUN activities hosted by other institutions, an experience gaining process that culminated with the decision of Kartal MUN Club to organize its own MUN Conference, the first MUN activity organized by imam-hatip confessional schools in Turkey.

 

5 June 2016

29 Shaban 1437