On October 8 and 9, the European School in Azerbaijan organized a Model United Nations conference open to all students from grades 8 to 12.
The event started with the playing of the national anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Taking the keynote Lynda Thompson, EAS Secondary Director, welcomed all delegates and wished them all the best for the two-day conference. UN Representative Amanda Orpana gave a speech and interacted with all EASMUN delegates while explaining all the aims and purposes of real UN conferences.
EASMUN organizers also gave speeches on the background of the conference.
The conference, known as EASMUN, is a Model United Nations conference that encourages all aspiring students to participate in multiple committee sessions held on the secondary campus of EAS.
In each of these sessions, students focused on working collaboratively to solve important global issues with delegates from 25 different countries. By improving their skills in communication, critical thinking, collaboration, public speaking, research and organization, all delegates were thus encouraged to write final resolutions on the topics discussed with the chairs, co-chairs and directors of each committee.
With the aim of inducing a sense of responsibility in the delegates, EASMUN ensured that all students were fully engaged in the sessions through the debates, discussions and negotiations induced in all sessions of this conference. two days offline.
As such, the conference was quite interactive and productive.
At the end of the conference, the director of the European School of Azerbaijan, Francesco Banchini, congratulated the participants and underlined that the topics and debates covered during the sessions will have a significant impact on future education and career. professional of the participants.
At the end of the conference, the most active members of all committees received certificates and gifts.