December 25, 2014 9:12 pm
A four day long Dhaka University (DU) National Model United Nations (DUNMUN) 3rd conference took place at the Nobab Nowab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban of the university. Dhaka University Model United Nations Associations (DUNMUNA) organized the conference. DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique formally inaugurated the conference as chief guest while UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh, Argentina Matavel Piccin was present as guest of honor. Counselor of Cultural Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka Chhen Chung, DU Professor Dr Delwar Hossain of the Department of International Relations and Md Moniruzzaman, Officer -in Charge of United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) were present as special guests of the opening ceremony of the conference.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique said that Bangladesh has been playing a leading role in UN peace keeping missions worldwide. Thus, the country is contributing significantly to ensure world peace and human rights. He urged the students of new generation to be an active partner of sustainable development initiatives of the world by representing their respective educational institutions and also the country. The Vice Chancellor laid emphasis on the proper understanding of the UN systems by the students so that they would be able to accomplish their responsibilities more effectively.
PLATFORMIANS actively took part in Dhaka University Model United Nation (DUNMUN) 2014.Medical Students are no longer engage only into their item, cards, prof or educational studies, they are also playing diplomatic role in model united nation conference.From 3000 applicants only 550 delegates were selected , and only these 6 lucky delegates are from medical science background! hope in next years participation of medical students will be even more increased..
Here is the list of their assigned country & committee:
Anindita Ghosh Delegate of Peru, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Tonmoy Shekhor Biswas Delegate of Mexico, Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee (SOCHUM)
Yameen Hamid Delegate of China, United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
Palash Golder Delegate of Poland, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Sazzad Shahriar Siam Observer of United Nation Development Program (UNDP)
Sifat Rahman, Delegate Of Iceland, United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP)
Photo courtesy: Anindita Ghosh