The first Edition of Abuja Model United Nations Conference was hosted by the University of Abuja MUN club which saw the attendance of tens of delegates both within and outside the university. The conference was organized with aims to provide the youths, mostly students, with a credible platform to put forth their thoughts, beliefs, ideas and aspirations in a professional and diplomatic settings like that of the United Nations and there by equip them with needed skills and capacity required in Civic Leadership, critical thinking, Good Governance, innovative and Diplomatic processes and procedure.
The delegates step into the shoes of the world leaders, role-play the Ambassadors of the UN member states and attempt to solve real world issues – Climate Change, Discrimination, Terrorism and Refugee Crisis – using the policies and perspectives of those individual member State/Country they represent.
This event was attended by the Chinese Embassy, the Ghana High Commission and the Embassy of Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia alongside the Vice chancellor of the University of Abuja, The Dean of Faculty of Law of the University amongst numerous other dignitaries.
Such attendance attracted the presence of the notable Nigerian media houses including the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), the Radio Nigeria and the Media trust (the publisher of Daily Trust Newspaper).
Meanwhile, the delegates had earlier before the conference taken round the Embassies of their country of representation for proper briefing and authorization. among embassies visited were; Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, French Embassy, Cuban Embassy, Embassy of Russian Federation, Chinese Embassy, Kenyan and Ghanaian High Commission…
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