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United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh is a voluntary youth and student movement for United Nations. It is dedicated to convey the voice of the young generation regarding current global issues such as MDG, human rights and development, environment, disarmament, social justice etc. It is an excellent environment for developing organizational and leadership skills, intellectual abilities and research orientation. As one of its main objective, UNYSA, Bangladesh has been a pioneer in setting up a trend of Model UN in Bangladesh. UNYSA, Bangladesh members celebrate their achievements both nationally and internationally. This is an intimidating history of these young ambassadors, as UNYSA, Bangladesh celebrates its 10 years in Model UN. With every Model UN, there is always a strong aspiration to learn something fresh. These events sharpen a person’s problem solving capability and boosts up confidence to overcome modern challenges. This will give a person a chance to learn and get acquainted to UN skills. It is a great opportunity for anyone interested in international relations to learn and get tutored in efficient ways to change the world. Being diplomatic in this world is a needed skill, and these events are great places to enhance this quality. Learning how to cooperate and negotiate to a greater goal has always been a feature on Model UNs; and there is always room to improve it to a professional level.
He fixed his small frame as he looked through the spectacles and spoke in his ever familiar soft voice. “It is so intolerable to see so many women die while giving birth in a world which is expanding with knowledge and capital”, said Mr. Ban Ki Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, at a recent Model UN conference in United States. He also mentioned how he was the first Secretary-General to use Twitter regardless of his age. Mesmerized they were, over two thousand school children kept their minds still as Ban Ki Moon delivered his speech. It was the same podium which these children had used earlier that morning. Model UN has been appreciated and practiced diligently for decades now. Young people taking the responsibilities of ambassadors to discuss and resolve modern day problems in a Model UN conference ensures that they transform eminently to a more aware citizen of the world rather than a
when students from all around the globe modeled the League of Nations. Bangladesh. The diversity of these topics provides the magnetism to bring students from all backgrounds and all societies. They tutor themselves to adjust to new situations without having to compromise the cohesiveness of the policies of their own assigned countries.000. World Health Organization. To have a deep appreciation and compelling oneself to take up the challenges to craft realistic solutions for global issues serves as an objective for all such conferences. It differs from traditional debate exercises. Since it imitates a real conference in the United Nations. The topics put forth for Model UN are derived the United Nations itself. students prepare and do research on a foreign country. college and university participate worldwide in this very prestigious conference. Today students from school. He added “metaphorical diplomacy is not taught at most educational institutes. Security Council. This document contains the representing country’s current position on a particular topic and depending on different policies. changing its name to Model United Nations. In the last fifty years. A model UN conference targets students who are particularly interested in foreign policies. These discussion sessions are rather simulations of various committees within United Nations multilateral bodies and agencies. The replication of the entire process of United Nations and experiencing real politics in these conferences incentivizes students and evokes them to become better ambassadors. Nafiz Nipun emphasized on the fact of development of oneself to a much needed global citizen. These simulations date back to the early 1920’s. United Nations came in existence and these simulations continued. Prior to a Model UN. How do they accomplish this? They debate on these policies in order to achieve a final document or a resolution that serves the best significance. There is no better ground where one can prepare oneself to make a momentous impact internationally. Economic and Social Council and others are mostly included. After the World War II. General Assembly. the paper also expresses the national perspective on the problem. a delegate needs to submit a position paper. This assumption of the role as a country’s diplomat engages them to different issues which they need to sort out and galvanize actions with the best interest in mind. previous actions taken and probable solutions to support the cause. over 1. But what is the necessity of such gatherings? The president of UNYSA. Human Right Council.citizen of any particular country. Students from Bangladesh are however not far .” The delight of seeing these young adults enthusiastic about international topics is now acknowledged all over the world.000 youngsters took part in Model UN conferences.
The theme of the conference was “Terrorism”. Under the protracted co ordination of Saikh Imtiaz Imtiaz. Dr. various UN movements and the Millennium Development Goals. the first BANMUN brought a huge triumph among the students. Upon completion of this organization’s 10 years. United Nations Youth and Student’s Association of Bangladesh devotes itself to a wide range of social awareness movements. Taufique Joarder. Humayun Kabir. It responsibly took up the challenge to initiate all Model UN related activities and popularize this concept among the young people in Bangladesh. UNICEF Representative. former vice president of UNYSA. Bangladesh) stands tall in promoting University level Model UN programs. In 2001. founder president. Mr. This assiduous organization began its journey in 2001. United Nations of Youth and Student’s Association of Bangladesh (UNYSA. Bangladesh went into collaboration with UNIC. Morten Giersing. this associative organization of the United Nations has sent delegation teams to all recognized Model UN conferences across the world as well as arranges Model UN programs in Bangladesh. Almost all the participating delegates signed up for “Meet the Diplomats” sitting. UNYSA. Mr. UNYSA. . UNESCO Representative. Although high school and middle school Model UN programs are popular for quite some time now. UNIC introduced several aspects of Model UN to elucidate the young participants. Bui Thi Lan. Within the next year. The theme picked for that year’s summit focused on HIV. UNYSA. UNHCR Representative and a few others sat down to converse with an eager crowd. Bangladesh BANMUN continued to attract attention and grew expectedly. The second BANMUN was organized in the year 2003.from these events. Mr. FAO Representative and Ms. former president and Rashidul Hasan Naim. Besides practicing this fine art of diplomacy. Ms. Bangladesh tries to provide the youth with a platform to do so. Dhaka and UNAB to organize the pioneering national Model UN in 2002. As a youth organization. UNYSA. Machiko Kondo. UNAIDS Country Representative were invited as special guests. University of Dhaka and Kazi Ali Reza. Ministry of Foreign Affairs. UN Resident Coordinator and Mr. Bangladesh organized the first ever seminar on Model UN where Professor Nurul Momen from the Department of International Relations. WHO Representative and Mr. People’s Republic of Bangladesh conducted the in conference sessions. Wolfgang Vollman. Jorgen Lissner. Suneeta Mukherjee. Officer in Charge. Evaristo Marowa. Bangladesh strives to help the youth of the nation build a brighter future for the country and themselves as individuals and thus with the help of these practices. As anticipated. former DG.
Nafiz Imtiaz. Sheikh Mohd. Erfan Uddin was chosen to represent Uzbekistan at APMUN. China.In the following years. And so it did. In 2009. Turning the calendar pages to the year 2007. former director. AIMUN in Beijing. Farhan Rahman. In 2004. Professor Dr. former vice president and Farheena Rahman. Shahed was the faculty advisor of the team. Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) was honored to work in collaboration with UNYSA. Either home or abroad. Bangladesh in the arrangement. Bangladesh was sent to AIMUN. Shammy Wadud and Shajalal Karim was sent to the first WFUNA Model UN conference held in Beijing. Bangladesh were acknowledged for their success in Model UN. Taufique Joarder. Bangladesh was ready to send another team to the second WFUNA Model UN in 2006. The organization’s accomplishment was heighted when Shammy Wadud and Sheikh Mohd. China. India followed by two of the most recognized Model UNs. The theme chosen for the conference was “quality education and Millennium Development goals”. The third BANMUN took place in 2006. After successfully giving birth to the resolution at that year’s conference on Millennium Development Goals. an established and confident UNYSA. UNDPI launched the first ever Global Model UN conference or GMUN. Farheena Rahman. a team comprising of Taufique Joarder. three separate delegations are recorded to attend three Model UN conferences. Korea. China and WorldMUN in Geneva. Shadman Sadikin and Farhan Rahman formed a delegation and decided to fly to China to take up the roles of foreign ambassadors. International affairs organized a Model UN workshop in the middle of 2007. Beijing. UNDP Resident Representative appreciated that year’s resolution as he spoke at the closing ceremony of BANMUN 2006. Larry Maramis. vice president led a team of five into the “Palais Des . Switzerland. former president. Nine members suited up and traveled to China at the Peaking University. Bangladesh turned its attention to the international arena. UNYSA. Bangladesh lived up to its expectation and standard when it organized several Model UN workshops through the year of 2008. Over 400 students from university. Delegates were chosen from all across the world and were gathered in the UN European Headquarters in Geneva. In 2008 another batch representing UNYSA. Switzerland. Incheon. It was by then UNYSA. college and school registered for this workshop. WFUNAMUN in New Delhi. Bangladesh knew that its attempt had been successful judging by the feedback from the students. UNYSA. Mr. UNYSA. Nafiz Imtiaz. Syed Md. Erfan Uddin.
on 5 July 2008 mentioned about idealism and aspirations. He mentioned the hardship during the Korean War and his strong . Seeing youngsters taking interest into world affairs was indeed hope. Delegates sent from UNYSA. Malaysia in the prestigious GMUN 2010. AIMUN. Besides travelling around. Encouraging. With this year’s calendar just starting. National schools have also approached UNYSA. Bangladesh to assemble teams to train their young students. Selected delegates have already packed their gears to attend three of the most recognized Model UN conferences in the world: the 20 th Harvard World MUN. How hope can lead to world peace. NAMUN. NTUMUN and VITMUN. With the platform already constructed. Bangladesh put its footmark in six different international Model UN conferences. UNYSA. Bangladesh were credited for their merits at the conference. The Bangladesh stall was recognized as one of the most decorative stalls at the traditional Global Village program for its display of culture. Bangladesh persists on its purposes. Bangladesh arranged several workshops on Model UN at different universities and colleges. UNYSA. tutoring and challenging these students in a simulation continued helping them learn this excellent skill of diplomacy. Sheikh Mohd. heritage and history. The theme of the first GMUN was “The Millennium Development Goals – Lift the bottom billion out of poverty”. Ban Ki Moon while visiting Cheongju University. UNYSA. Ban Ki Moon’s speech touched the hearts of many. This someday will certainly bring the harmony that this world deserves. It has also decided to take this novel venture across Bangladesh to different cities. Ten years might not seem much. Delegates participated in EMIMUN. UNYSA. Erfan Uddin. The Current Secretary General of United Nations. In NAIMUN 2008. The ‘gurus’ of Model UN in Bangladesh. promotion of Model UN has already begun for quite some time. Flying from Dubai to China to Canada and then to Malaysia. AIMUN 2011 and the National Model United Nations in Washington DC. for the second time in a row led a team of eighteen delegates at KL. Bangladesh have settled on hosting an International Model UN conference in Bangladesh. With its established wings in different districts. the founding members of UNYSA. UNYSA. Bangladesh has decided to gather all its past experience and schedule a ground breaking year. believes in its strength and delivers to the highest prospective. BANMUN. but its trail of accomplishments speaks on their behalf. Bangladesh turned the year 2010 into a milestone. UNYSA. GMUN.Nations” building. Bangladesh earned its much deserved recognition as a respected unit to make an impact. Republic of Korea.
in turn. “I have seen the United Nations as a savior. “It made me think. “Let’s not have fate dictate us. It was a very inspirational and unforgettable experience for me. but our determinations bring fortune. This prosperity.” Ban Ki Moon continued. he said firmly that he did not want to leave the world in such a bad shape for the future generation and thus this urgency. ‘What should I do for my country?’ and made me make up my mind – I need to be a diplomat.” While talking about the several world issues.determination gaining him access into the Red Cross society. helped a boy from rural Korea to rise up through his country’s diplomatic ranks and eventually become Secretary-General of the United Nations.” .
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