GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Education and Training

 
  Share
  • 2017 theme for the conference  - International Response to Global Conflict
  • Over 1,000 students from 45 different schools around the world participate in the only THIMUN affiliated conference in the UAE

Dubai, 16 March 2017:   DIAMUN 2017 – the Dubai International Academy's (DIA) Model United Nations, an annual event, begins today. The conference will host over 1,000 student participants from 45 different schools around the world, discussing pressing global issues centred around ‘International Response to Global Conflict”. 

The four-day conference event will take place at the American University in Dubai and Dubai International Academy.  Solely a student led effort, the conference will address a variety of modern day, highly relevant issues prevalent in today's world such as government intervention and responsibility in cyber sovereignty and Internet censorship. 

Students are encouraged to cultivate confidence and leadership skills through the experience. Model UN conferences are opportunities to practice research, public speaking, teamwork, negotiation, and writing skills in a safe and structured environment. Over the years, DIA's students who have held designations as Secretary General (SG) and Executive team members of DIAMUN have gone on to joining the world's top universities such as Yale, Cambridge, Princeton, Stanford, London School of Economics, UPenn, Wharton School of Business, University of Michigan, McGill.

DIAMUN, now in its 9th year of existence, is a platform for students to discuss world topics and generate resolutions (comparable to the legal documentation developed by the UN) on thought-provoking topics. The conference enables students to enter a life-like simulation of conferences held at the UN, enhancing students' critical skills and international understanding. 

Poonam Bhojani, CEO of Innoventures Education, said: “We are very pleased to host yet another thought-provoking DIAMUN conference in Dubai. Over the years, we have witnessed the conference grow as it raises the benchmark for international discourse.  Students are placed in settings that require evaluation and analysis of complex world issues, be it on a micro or macro level, and in turn need to develop plausible solutions to address these issues. Through initiatives such as DIAMUN, we are confident that we are developing future leaders and diplomats, and are extremely proud of our students and of students from participating schools.”

The Dubai International Academy Model United Nations is the only THIMUN (The Hague International Model United Nations) affiliated conference in the UAE. The first THIMUN conference was held in 1968 and has now set the standard for Model United Nations conferences- DIAMUN being one of the conferences receiving the prestigious affiliation. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 9095 times
Posted on : Thursday, March 16, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : UAE can be a global force for good, education experts say
Next Story : 350 Emiratis Graduate from National Drilling Company's Training Centre
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Fresh Hair in an Instant with SHOW Beauty
Amadeo® Fleurier 39 “Fan”
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 from The Little Birdy Group
Show/Pop-up Event “Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane” to Be Launched in Dubai From March...
Moreish Café in Dubai introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito
True Colours
Robinsons Honored for Outstanding Store Design
Splash receives 2 awards
UAE Team Emirates' Mirza Takes Gold at Asian Cycling Championships
Phenomenal development in falconry racing from small beginnings: HHC Deputy CEO
WGS 2018: Opening Session Highlights Importance of Embracing Smart Living to Enh...
RAK Hospital launches the biggest weight-loss challenge in association with MoHA...
2XL launches Malmo Bed with floral designs for a vintage shabby chic inspired ma...
Food Lovers Rejoice: Dubai Food Festival Is Back This Month
Bridal Glow is Skin Deep: Tips for every bride-to-be in 2018
Mealtop, Introducing a Whole New Dessert Experience
Optim-Eyes Lashes & Brows with Filorga
Al Ahli Holding Group to redefine the UAE value shopping category through an AED...
NEZO launches new identity to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for the...
Safilo Group Reveals Its Spring/ Summer 2018 Collection
WGS 2018: Governments Need to Prioritize Wellbeing of Citizens, Say Internationa...
Redefining the Skin Clinic Experience. #allnewkaya opens in Muscat City Centre!
The new BMW HP4 RACE arrives at Abu Dhabi Motors – one of just 750 built
The Robots Are Coming: Ministry of Finance Brings Artificial Intelligence to Dub...
Leading Scientists, Astronauts Share Insights on why Space Exploration Matters a...
Kate Spade New York Spring 2018 Collection
New Report from Accenture and the World Government Summit Finds That Regulators ...
ADNOC Schools Team Wins Etihad Artificial Intelligence Competition
Garbiñe Muguruza Hungry for Success at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
First Ever UAE Race Car Fitted with Immensa 3D Printed Parts
Global Expansion in sight for ICONS© Coffee Couture
WGS 2018: Innovation to Propel Dubai into the Next Century
WGS 2018: Governments of the Future Must Work Smartly with Innovation and Technology
Catch Some Zzz's in the IKEA Nap Truck
Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional an...
Turkish Airlines has announced its 2018 January passenger and cargo traffic results.
Global energy shifts set to transform the Middle East energy sector
Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Dubai Airports' new Modular Data Centre Complex (MDCC) a 'world first'
Al Ghurair Foundation for Education Event on ‘Graduating Work Ready Youth' Unvei...
Dual Investments Brand LE66 to Relocate from City Walk to New Dubai Location in 2018
WGS 2018: Global Policy Platform Panel Considers Supporting Female Entrepreneurs...
Do You Feel Sleep Deprived? Nearly Half of UAE Would Give Up Social Media for an...
WGS 2018: Renowned Innovation Expert Fast Forwards Time to Showcase Glimpse of t...
South African artisans of fine leather products look to make big impression at L...
Former Indian Space Chief Presents Country as a Global Low-Cost Provider of Sate...
WGS 2018: For the Future of Mankind, Mars is the Next Frontier, Says Renowned Ar...
15,000 participate in the Dubai Cares' annual Walk for Education 2018 in support...
Ground-breaking cellular therapy set to revolutionise treatment for children wit...
DAMAC Properties deliveries surpass 20,000 unit milestone as it reports net prof...