Fifth edition of Model United Nations Conference BVCMUN’2014 organised by Bhavan Vidyalaya School in Sector 27 from August 1-3 concluded on Sunday, with the Delhi Public School, Noida, taking away the Best Delegate Award.
Bhavan Vidyalaya played host to many well known schools from the Tricity, Sanawar, New Delhi- NCR, Jaipur, Jammu and Srinagar. Two teams came from Lahore as well, making the event an international venture. The guests of honour for the closing ceremony were P R Aggarwal, Honorary Secretary of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chandigarh, and Madhukar Malhotra, an eminent Rotarian and a noted Kendra Committee member.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, United Nations Convention Against Corruption – Conference of State Parties (CoSP), United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, United Nations Security Council and Indo-Pak Special Meet on Kashmir were some of the formed committees at the conference.
This year too, the agendas were related to crucial global issues. The topics included the role and responsibility of private military companies in armed conflict, children in armed conflict acts of fraud, misconduct and wrong doing, amounting to criminal intent among the peacekeeping forces mandated by United Nations, the question of space debris in earth’s orbit and atmosphere, the situation in Crimea and the issue of Kashmir .