ACT MUN shows at Paris International Model United Nations Conference!
PARIS, FRANCE — ACT’s MUN team participated in the Paris International MUN Conference this past weekend (24-27/5), competing amongst some of Europe’s most prestigious universities. Three students of the six-person team won awards in the competitive simulation.
Model UN is a conference simulating the works of the United Nations where students serve as delegates in committees from numerous countries, presenting their respective country’s position on various topics. The PIMUN annual conference was hosted by Sorbonne University, Sciences Po, and the Institut Catholique de Paris where 600 delegates gathered from over 60 countries.
In the closing ceremony of the conference, three delegates from each of the fifteen committees were awarded for their performance and proposals: best delegate, and two honorable mentions.
Second-year student Faber Lynagh, who represented Romania, was selected as the best delegate for the UNESCO committee. Sylvia Agarici, representing Japan, was awarded an honorable mention for the Security Council Interconnectivity. Third-year student and ThessISMUN Co-Chair Karina Iskandarova, representing Norway, was awarded overall best position paper for the World Health Organization.
This is an extraordinary honour and opportunity for the ACT MUN team to represent and compete against some of the most prestigious institutions in Europe. I am extremely proud of the outcome of the team and hope we can continue this momentum into the next academic year. We have hopes of expanding the team and winning more awards!
- Drew Schmidt, International Relations (3rd Yr.)
I am very proud of our team and glad that we could well represent our school. I would like to thank ACT for their continued support.
- Faber Lynagh, International Relations (2nd Yr.)
The six-person team consisted of second year students Faber Lynagh, Sylvia Agarici, Lazaros Siantsis-Oikonomidis, and third year students Drew Schmidt, Gordan Jordanov, Karina Iskandarova.
We are very proud of our MUN team and wish them continued success!