Wednesday, June 7, 2023

India’s International Movement to United Nations state level conference begins


A three-day 12th India’s International Movement to United Nations (IIMUN) state level conference of Nagaland began on Thursday at G. Rio School Kohima with minister of Tourism and Higher Education, Temjen Imna Along as the chief guest.
Speaking at the inaugural programme, the minister said he was impressed to see such a young dynamic organisation that dreams and upholds the aspiration of the future of this nation. He thanked the G. Rio School for initiating and organising the event which holds an energetic future and strategy of the students.
Along stated that he was more impressed with the conference because this was something very new and interesting way of shaping the young people. “This was a platform to discuss and debate on topics to bring out the best, we should be more open to discuss real issues openly and with honesty”, he added. He informed that the first step to education is to be able to listen, hear criticism and to be patient.
“Get rid of tribalism and practise that we are one, don’t be afraid to say what is in your heart, be bold and be fearless and work hard towards your goal”, he advised.
Dr. Tseilhoutuo (Ato) Rhütso, MLA who was also a special guest shared that, to shape for a better Nagaland is within the four walls of each class room and advised the students to identify God’s given talent and aim for the best.
The MLA also mentioned that each individual’s pride is not defined by wealth or the size but one should be proud if they have proper education and skills. He said one should not just hold a degree certificate but should also have the skills to be employed.
Guest speakers, Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Shanavas C, Vice Chancellor, North Eastern Christian University, Darlando T. Khathing also had conversation with the students. Charge De Affairs at IIMUN, Deepak Narayan, addressed the opening ceremony and gave brief introduction of IIMUN.
IIMUN is a youth organisation comprising of 26,000 young organisers who put together student conferences in 220 cities and 35 countries, and work with over 7,500 schools impacting 10 million students. IIMUN has been the world’s largest education conference brand, having organised the World’s Largest MUN simulation in Mumbai among many other simulations. It is also the first organisation to conduct multiple MUN conferences inside the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
300 students from different schools of Kohima and Dimapur are participating in the conference. Every students who participate at any IIMUN conference follows three step approach: Comprehend, discuss agendas through videos and face to face tutorials, Congregate: debate possible solutions of each stimulation, Create: execute of IIMUN goal and get rewarded with a certificate.


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