CASTELLI INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS OFF TO THE HARVARD MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE.

This year’s graduating students from the Castelli International School in Grottaferrata, are departing for their 14th  session at the Harvard Model United Nations Conference 63rd session. They will first visit the United Nations in New York  City and then proceed to Boston to participate in a simulation of the United Nations run by Harvard students. From January 28 to January 31st they will be assuming roles of UN representatives. The Castelli students will be delegates of Somalia.  The will join more than 3000 delegates from nations around the world to  approach  today’s outstanding issues in international relations.

Castelli’s HMUN delegates present their topics to the parents.

Some of the major topics that the Castelli students  will discuss  and debate in committee sessions are:

  • Missile Defence Systems in the Disarmament and International Security committee
  • Trade and Currency Manipulation at the Economic and Financial Committee
  • Disputed Area in the East China Sea and Peacekeeping forcesin the Special Political and Decolonization committee
  • Political prisoners and diplomatic asylum in the Legal committee
  • Human experimentation with the World Health Organization
  • Land Rights for indigenous people
  • Genetic testing and privacy at the Summit on Biotechnology
  • Women in Higher Education at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

     

     

This vast array of topics and committees will ensure a uniquely engaging and thought-provoking experience for our delegates where they will address some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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