IIMUN Indore Chapter, December 2016
IIMUN Indore chapter was organized at the New Digamber Public School, Indore from Dec 9-Dec 11 2016.
The opening ceremony was addressed by NDPS Principal Mr Winston Gomez, IIMUN President Mr Rishabh Shah and eminent singer Lesslie Louis. Fifteen schools from Indore, Bhopal, Bhilai and Raipur participated in the MUN conference with around 1000 delegates in 20 committees The diversity of the agendas, made the conference unique ,witnessing stimulating debates and substantive solutions on international security issues, impact of Brexit, reallocation of the refugees, corruption in the developing world, provision of technology in education globally, reforming the espionage systems, Hydraulic fracking, Aerial herbicide spraying dispute between Columbia and Ecuador, empowering the adolescent girls, framing of anti-doping laws for Cricket, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Tax evasion, criminal accountability of UN Officials and Kashmir issue.
The Shishukunj International School delegation of 220 delegates participated in the conference. The delegates presented their research confidently in the formal and informal sessions. The school won the Best delegation award of central India, with 10 best delegates,8 high commendations,13 special mention awards and 18 verbal mention awards. The runner-ups were the delegates of DPS Bhopal.
The winners are :
|COMMITTEES||BEST DELIGATES||HIGH COMMENDATION||SPECIAL MENTION||VERBAL MENTION|
|UNSE Double delegation||Mansi Goyal and Parv Golwelkar (Class X)||Vedika Chawla and Rishita Kankaria (Class IX)||Siddharth Lilani (Class XI) and Samyal Shrimal (Class IX)|
|DISEC||Ashlesha Purohit (Class IX)||Nikunj Gupta (Class IX), Krutika Bhojwani (Class IX), Sanika Ghodke (Class VIII)|
|ECOFIN||Lakshya Somani (Class VIII)||Rishabh Jain (Class XI)||Jai Joshi (Class X)||Adityawardhan Tiwari (Class IX)|
|ECOSOC||Adviteey Khujneri (Class IX)||Komudi Bihani (Class VIII)|
|SOCHUM||Gauri Parashar (Class IX)||Debanshi Bansal (Class IX), Anushka Mehrotra (Class IX)|
|UNESCO||Deepanshu Biniwale||Prakhar Khandelwal (Class IX)|
|LEGAL||Fatema Malik (Class IX)||Prarabdh Shiyhare (Class IX)||Madhav Kapoor (Class IX)||Adi Dantre (Class IX)|
|UNEP||Shubhi Mittal (Class VIII)||Sishti Shukla (Class X)||Akshat Vora (Class X)||Kunsh K Nyati (Class VI), Ujjwal Patidar (Class VIII)|
|ICI||Dhruv Rajoria (Class IX)||Bhavit Gupta (Class IX)||Suhani Salgia (Class VII)||Tanisha Shah (Class IX)|
|WB||Shruti Biyani (Class X)||Divye Karnawat (Class X)||Aditya Thamman (Class IX)||Aditya Rathi (Class IX)|
|SPECPOL||Pranavi Agrawal (Class IX)||Aaliya Chandurwala (Class VIII)|
|Kargil War Committee||Shauryaveer Bhasi (Class VIII)||Mihir Bagadia (Class IX), Navya Jain (Class VI)|
|Niti Ayog||Shaan Chadha (Class VII)||Kashish Jain (Class VII)|
|UNHCR||Mustafa Ameen (Class IX)||Zubin Turakhia (Class VIII)||Eesha Turakhia (Class VI)|
|IP and Media||Taha Rassiwala (Class XI)||Stuti Yadav (Class VI)|
Message to IIMUN Indore Chapter delegates (224)
1.Logon to the given link to get your study guides.
2.Kindly note the schedule:
Friday, 9th December, 2016 (Dress Code: Western Formals)
- 12:00 - 15:00 hours: Hotel Check In for delegates taking accommodation
- 16:00 - 17:00 hours: Registrations
- 17:00 - 19:00 hours: Opening Ceremony
- 20:30 - 21:30 hours: Dinner for delegates taking accommodation
Saturday, 10th December, 2016 (Dress Code: Traditional Day)
- 07:00 - 08:00 hours: Breakfast for delegates taking accommodation
- 09:30 - 12:00 hours: Committee Session I
- 12:00 - 13:00 hours: Lunch
- 13:00 - 15:30 hours: Committee Session II
- 15:30 - 16:00 hours: High Tea
- 16:00 - 18:00 hours: Committee Session III
- 19:00 - 21:00 hours: Social Event (Optional)*
Sunday, 11th December, 2016 (Dress Code: Western Formals)
- 07:00 - 08:00 hours: Breakfast for delegates taking accommodation
- 09:30 - 12:00 hours: Committee Session IV
- 12:00 - 13:00 hours: Lunch
- 13:00 - 15:30 hours: Committee Session V
- 15:30 - 16:00 hours: High Tea
- 16:00 - 18:00 hours: Closing Ceremony
*To be confirmed seven days prior to the conference.
Strawberry Fields MUN – Chandigarh: 28-31 July 2016
A delegation of 20 students from the school participated in the MUN organized by the Strawberry Fields High School in Chandigarh. SFHSMUN 2016 endevoured to bring out the most challenging aspects of the MUN debate with an eclectic set of 11 committees , ranging from the traditional Security Council and General assembly to new and innovative committees like the Joint Crisis Committees – NATO and the Warsaw Pact and the International Civil Aviation Organization. The committees witnessed a high level of debating between 350 delegates from 23 schools across the country.
It was indeed a wonderful exposure for the students who returned enriched and enlightened. Zubin Turakhia from Class VIII was awarded a Verbal Mention in this very vibrant and interactive MUN.
PMUN –PRESIDIUM MUN 2016
Conclave of International Diplomats, Hyderabad
The delegates of The Shishukunj International School participated in the Conclave of International Diplomats, Hyderabad organised by Telengana Tourism from July 1, 2016 to July 3, 2016.The conference was attended by the delegates from all over the country including Chennai Vidya Niketan, Chirec Public schools, MVSR College of Engineering, CVSR College of Engineering along with many others.
Comprehensive research papers and effective resolutions were presented and passed on the agendas of disarmament, narco-terrorism, Yemenese civil war and Human rights in Pakistan .
The delegation of The Shishukunj International School comprised of Khyati Vyas, Shruti Biyani, Tanisha Shah, Reetika Gupta, Chhavi Gupta, Ananya Jham, Samyak Shrimal and Vidhi Dev. All students were well prepared for this conclave and presented their views with great confidence and conviction.
Shishyans participate in Youth Parliament held at The Daly College
12 Shishyans participated in the Youth Parliament organized by the Daly College from 24 - 26 June 2016. It was a wonderful opportunity for them to understand, discuss and debate world issues and also interact with delegates from schools across the country.
The following Shishyans were appreciated during this conference:
- Futuristic NSC- Garvit Zalani- verbal mention
Oorja Rungta- special mention
- ADHOC- Om Agrawal- high commendation
- US Senate t- Abhimanyu Sethia- special mention
- House of Commans- Parv Golwelkar- verbal mention
MUN WORKSHOP – APRIL 2016
A workshop for the Executive Board of the ShishukunjMUN 2016 was conducted in the school on April 18 and 19 2016 by the MUN world trainer Mr. Anansh Prasad. Twenty four executive board members and four secretariat members attended the workshop on MUN procedures and varied agendas and crisis simulations. Application of the procedures to various situations with all kinds of delegates was the focus of the workshop. The new executive board learnt the complex task of dealing with varied political, social, humanitarian and economic agendas in eight distinct committees. The method of preparation of the study guide and country matrix was also covered.
The workshop was very informative and enlightening and gave the members of the Executive Board a deep insight on the various procedures and practices to be followed for the ShishukunjMUN 2016
Ivy League Model United Nations
This was the first Ivy League MUN attended by the MUN delegates from Shishukunj and they found it to be a truly enriching experience. The level of debates was high and the organization of the conference excellent .The delegation represented China, Cuba, Denmark, Luxemburg, Mali and Chad.
Samriddhi Agarwal of Class XI won the Honourable Mention Award at the Legal Committee. The delegation was also given the ‘Secretariat Gravel’ for their performance in the Sports Social Event .
Dhirubhai Ambani International MUN ( DAIMUN )
08 students were selected to participate in the Dhirubhai Ambani International MUN ( DAIMUN ) held in Mumbai from 20 to 23 November 2015. Being amongst their peers from so many different schools from across the country was a true learning experience for Shishyans. Armed with intensive research, Shishyans performed well in this very prestigious MUN. Oorja Rungta and Nandini Pillai were given a verbal mention during this event.
The following students participated in this MUN :
|Name of Student||Class / Sec|
|Oorja Rungta||IX B|
|Chinmay Bhalerao||XI C|
|Chirayu Sodani||IX E|
|Diti Rawat||IX E|
|Nandini Pillai||X C|
|Bhakti Badlani||IX E|
|Fatema Malik||IX E|
|Mansi Goyal||IX B|
Shishukunj Model United Nations
The school hosted the Shishukunj Model United Nations from 16 – 18 October, 2015. The theme for the conference was Redefining the Past and Defining the Future. 7 leading schools of the city participated in the same.
Mr. Mehta, eminent entrepren and founder and Managing Director of the Kriti Group of Industries was the chief guest for the inaugural ceremony. In his short, yet impressive address, he advised the students to grab every opportunity that came their way during the years that they spend in school. Principal Dr. Lalita Singh and Vice Principal Mrs. Vasundhara Ohri also addressed the gathering.
This conference was witness to extensive debates among the young delegates. Agendas ranging from the Cuban Missile Crisis to Domestic Terrorism in India, East China Sea to Internally Displaced people, Blood diamonds to The Great Depression to the Right to Protect were discussed at length. The MUN also served as a platform for extensive lobbying, informal discussions and of course making new friends.
The Executive Board worked round the clock to look into every detail and ensure that the three days of the MUN were full of heated debates, innovative ideas, constructive discussions, certain failed resolutions and extraordinary solutions !
This MUN proved to be a good ‘learing package’ not only for the members of Executive Board but for all the 350 delegates as well.
IIMUN Indore Chapter at Choitram International
A delegation of 122 Shishyans attended the Indian International MUN , Indore Chapter. 06 Shisyans were part of the Executive Board. This was a wonderful opportunity for students to debate, discuss, argue ( and arrive at a consensus ! ) with not only MUNers from Indore , but from other parts of the country as well.
The students awarded in this well attended MUN were as under:
|Best Delegate Award||
|High Commendation Award||
|Special Mention Award||
|Verbal Mention Award||
MUN Executive Board Training Workshop
The school organized a two day training workshop for members of the Executive Board from 01 – 02 October 2015. Mr. Anansh Prasad and Mr. Bhavik Muni, eminent MUN trainers from MUN World Mumbai trained the students on the procedures of MUN.
HMUN Hyderadabad - August 2015
Shishukunj, represented by Sonakshi Gupta and Samriddhi Agarwal made its appearance for the first time at this very prestigious Harvard MUN. Enriched by the experience and exposure students gained in this MUN, the school plans to send its students to this MUN every year.
DSMUN – The Doon School , Dehradun - August 2015
This very prestigious MUN was attended by 6 delegates from the school. Shivna Banthia, Khushi Shrivastava, Zainab Arsiwala, Avani Mundra, Aishwarya Satish and Huzaifa Malik.
IIMUN CHAMPIONSHIP CONFERENCE - AAMBI VALLEY CITY – August 2015
The Shishukun delegation comprising of 55 delegates was a force to reckon with ! The delegation bagged a total of 11 awards in different categories. The awards went to :
- Best Photographer Award in IP : Neel Chaterjee
- Verbal Mention Award in Sochum : Om Agarwal,Harshi Agarwal,Pritika Sachdeva,Ananya Khandelwal
- Verbal Mention Award in SPECPOL : Ashlesha Purohit and Nandini Pillai
- Verbal Mention Award in DISEC : Abhimanyu Sethia and Ishaan Nyati
- Verbal Mention Award in UNEP : Jahnavi Shah
- Verbal Mention Award in Kargil Committee : Mansi Choudhary
Emerald Heights MUN – Juniors, The Emerald Heights International School Indore – August 2015
This was an excellent exposure for our young MUNers. Aaliya Chandurwala and Tanushka Agarwal won the awards.
MUN Training Workshop – 27 – 28 June 2015
In order to further train our very enterprising MUNers, a workshop was conducted in the school by Mr. Anansh Prasad and Mr. Bhavik Muni. The aim of this very interactive and interesting workshop was to train Shishyans for the upcoming MUN conferences.
Daly Emerald MUN , Indore April 2015
The Shishkunj contingent outbeat the others with their research and oration thereby bagging the most coveted CHAMPIONS TROPHY . The awards won by Shisyans were as follows:
- Hasnain Zeenwala
- Kartik Devpura
- Omisha Purohit
- Abhimanyu Sethia
- Ishaan Nyati
- Mohammad Alvi
- Prachi Palod
- Pragya Bhagat
- Raj Singh Parmar
- Muskan Salgia
February 08, 2015:-Shishyans excel in Junior Model United Nations (MUN)
The junior delegates of the MUN club participated in the DCMUN Junior conference on Feb. 8, 2015. They proved that though junior in age, they were not behind in talent in any way.
The conference was attended by 4 leading schools of the city with 15 delegates each. Three delegates of Shishujkunj Zubin Turakhia, Asmi Chelawat and Suhani Salgia bagged high commendation awards for their effective points, motions and amendments. Stimulating debates leading to the passing of effective resolutions was witnessed in the two committees on the eradication of slavery and terrorism.
MUN is an effective activity for the young learners to improve their thinking skills, research skills and public speaking skills. It simulates the working of the UN in a colllaborative environment leading to effective writing skills in the form of draft resolutions also.
November 15, 2014:-First SISMUN (SISMUN - 2014)
The Shishukunj International School organised its first School Model United Nations Conference on Nov 14 and 15 2014.The conference was attended by around 100 students who formed different committees and councils. The conference was inaugrated by Mr Vinay Chhajlani, Founder and Chairman , Diasparka and well known entrepreneur of the city.
Three international issues namely the Ukraine Russia crisis, the Drug Trafficking on the Balkan route and the Rights of the Women were discussed under 3 committees ie. The Security Council, The UNODC and The UNHRC.
The best delegate awards were handed over by the Executive Director , Mr. Dhirendra Davey and the Principal Mrs. Lalita Singh. .The conference was conducted under the supervision of the Supreme Court law intern Mr Keshav Gupta.
The conference was one more step towards internationalism by the school. It made the students aware and sensitive about international issues . They learnt to research, negotiate , argue, appeal and finally be ready for action. The students research and oratory skills were given a wonderful platform during this conference.
The students thanked the school and its management for this wonderful opportunity .
IIMUN Indore Chapter – November 2014
It was indeed a proud moment for the entire Shishukunj family when Shishyans brought home the Champions Trophy.
- Best Delegates : Fatemarani Presswala, Mohammad Alvi, Samriddhi Agrawal
- High Commendation : Kartik Devpura, Garvit Zalani
- Special Mention : Abhimanyu Sethia
- Verbal Mention : Oorja Rungta, Omisha Purohit
Sriram MUN ( SRMUN) – Sriram College of Commerce - New Delhi April 2015
Undaunted by the college students whom they competed with , the following students bagged the awards:
- Garvit Zalani
- Juhee Goyal
- Abhimanyu Sethia
Junior MUN at The Daly College , Indore Dec 2014
This MUN was attended by a group of young and enthusiastic Shisyans . They were able to put across their points of view in a clear and lucid manner, and their debating and research skills were highly appreciated by one and all.
They following students bagged the awards:
- Asmi Chelawat
- Suhani Salgia
- Zubin Turakhia
ILMUNC New Delhi October 2014
Being a part of the MUN organized in Delhi was an enriching experience for the budding MUNers of Shishukunj. Competing with the country’s best speakers and thinkers made them aware of the high level of research and debate that MUN involves.
DCMUN- The Daly College Indore August 2014
12 Shishyans participated in the MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE (DCMUN) organized by The Daly College, Indore. They participated as delegates in all the 5 committees/councils and made their mark for their research , lobbying and collaborative working skills.
Disha Atolia, Vitasta Jain, Kuhoo Mishra, Arunima Rathi and Pragya Bhagat were declared the best delegates of their respective committees.
Muskan Salgia, Sonakshi Gupta, Anuragsheel Gupta and Hasnain Zeenwala were among the best 4 delegates in their respective committees.
It was the first time that Shishyans participated in MUN, but their performance was exemplary.
Well done Shishyans, keep up the good work !