Groupe ISCAE has just organizedthe first edition of Model United Nations, in partnership with the Konrad AdrenauerStiftung Foundation and MUN Morocco.
Globally recognised for substantive excellence, MUN enables students to the first exposure to the actual challenges of international diplomacy, debate argument and final resolutions to the topical and urgent issues of major importance, and engage with the world around them.
The event consists of a simulation by students to the roles of diplomats and converge for a weekend of stimulating discussion.
This first edition brought together people from different continents, notably China, the United States and Ghana, around a common topic;« Youth Leadership: A key factor for sustainable peace. »
The event, which lasted for three days, from March 30th to April 1st.
The first day, Friday, 30 March, each country was represented by delegateon UNESCO, UNSC and ECOFIN councils, and had attended a preliminary session to understand the rules of procedure of the United Nations assemblies as a way to get prepared for the diplomatic negotiations the upcoming sessions.
The second day, the delegates have attended the opening ceremony, which brought together several distinguished guests. HE Baba Garba- Ambassador of Nigeria, Andy Halus- Director of Dar America and Head of Public Affairs of the Consulate General of the United States in Casablanca, Jiang Xiaof-representative of the Chinese Embassy, Naima Elkorchi- Founder of Africa’s Women’s Forum, Lahoucine Khabid- Founder of Atlas Center of Diplomatic Studies and Cherragui Aymane- President of NouabooK.
Eachguest speakerhas participated in the discussion around the theme “Youth leadership: A key factor for sustainable peace.”The opening negotiation sessions were raising valuable questions, enriching debates, lobbying, public discourse, suggestions, and the adopted resolutions came from those discussions.
During the last day, the delegates have attended the closing plenary session of the negotiations, to vote for the adoption of the final resolutions.
The distinguished delegates were rewarded during a closing ceremony that took place Sunday, April 1st to give them the prize “best delegate”.
This experience was remarkable and enabledto develop professional and soft skills. This event has offered a fast growingcompetitive activity that turns students into leaders, confident in themselves and form lasting friendships with people from all over the world.