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November 18, 2017

RMMUN’17: Diplomats attend general assembly session


November 18, 2017

Islamabad :Roots Metropolitan Model United Nations 2017 (RMMUN’17) began its second day with committee sessions followed by the Diplomatic Moot that allowed the students to get a glimpse into the world of diplomacy, says a press release.
RMMUN 2017 hosted diplomatic moot in which more than 5 diplomats from different embassies were given a forum of discussion with the youth they formulated the policy and also gave their perspective on the trending agendas under discussion. The session involved both youth and the ambassadors on the same platform and engaged them in the dialogue and discussion with regards to the agendas.
The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sakib Foric, Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia, Walid Abu Ali, the Ambassador of Palestine, Ivan Ivanissevich Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Argentine Republic, Sherali S. Jononov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan embellished the session on the behalf of their respective countries.
Diplomatic Moot usually know as General Assembly Session is one of the most interesting ritual of MUN, it is the main forum of discussion where different diplomats formulate policy and give their perspectives on the topics under discussions.
The theme for this year’s conference is Effective Responses to Global Crisis – Empowered Lives, Resilient Nations. The participants are deliberating on a variety of issues including drone strikes, drug trafficking, literacy and development disparities; and futuristic issues like possibilities of water exploration on Mars and nuclear holocaust and outer space treaties.
TV anchor Faisal Rehman, moderated the whole General Assembly Session and made it an overall interactive and spellbinding experience for all the delegates. The use of nuclear weapons: A potential threat for International peace and security, Women Rights, Islamophobia and its discontent around the globe,

establishing a Nuclear Free Zone through the Middle East, Dynamics of warfare, FIFA financial fair policy, Pak-Afghan and Pak-India relations, importance and need of establishing new provinces in Pakistan were the epicenter of discussions.
“I am highly impressed by the importance of MUN given in Roots and I see it as a really good practice for students to try to resolve contemporary issues,” said H.E. Mr. Sakib Foric, Ambassador of Bosnia, who came to Pakistan a month and half ago and has taken the position as Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary to Pakistan.
CEO RIS Walid Mushtaq stressed on how these conferences have metamorphosed from socio-political think tanks into associations that nurture agents of positive social change. He discussed how such conferences help the students get a more holistic view of the problem rather than what it means for a single country
The second night students experienced loud music and an amazing house party with the best DG in town Somewhat Super, who actually got them all on their feet.

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