Students’ Awakening is the Solution – Rajesh Dogra, Deputy Commandant, CRPF

South Indian Model United Nations (SIMUN) Conference – Fostering Global Citizenship a three-day conference from 1st – 3rd April 2024  starts at The Indian Public School.

The conference commenced with the esteemed presence of Rajesh Dogra, Deputy Commandant of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Coimbatore, who graced the occasion as the honorable chief guest. Dr. Sonali Geed, the chief academic officer, along with the chief guest illuminated the ceremonial lamp, marking the onset of the event.  Dogra was felicitated during the ceremony by Dr. Thara Mohan, the Chief Executive Officer of the School, while the event was presided over by the Director General and Secretary General of SIMUN.

South Indian Model United Nations (SIMUN) is an exemplary MUN (Model United Nations) initiated by students that aims to make the world a better place, one at a time. MUN is a simulation of the United Nations (UN) which provides a platform for students from Grade 6 and above to discuss and propose solutions for various problems and issues surrounding us and prevalent in the world, which has Global Significance.

By simulating unique real-time United Nations experience through SIMUN’s detailed replica of UN procedures, technology, intensity, and ambiance, SIMUN seeks to provide the experience delegates a deep insight into the art of diplomacy, the values of collaboration and compromise, skills in public speaking, research, and debate.

Delegates participating in the three-day conference not only apprehend world knowledge back to their school life but also create lasting memories that chisel them to become better individuals. The three-day conference is a forum to address international issues from the youth’s perspective and look for peaceful solutions for political, socio-economic, environmental, and other challenges faced by the nations today.

In the highly inspiring inaugural speech by Rajesh Dogra CRPF, he greatly appreciated the initiative taken by the students to create global consciousness. He believed that their awakening is the solution. For such reason, it is important to see the world through their eyes and provide them a platform to publish their opinions. He also commended on the students’ vision to become responsible and caring individuals for their immediate community.

The conference features diverse committees G20, UNESCO, UNHRC, WHO, UNSC, NATO, and WHC. By emphasizing on real-life situations. SIMUN harbors such experience and fosters global leaders who are capable of solving issues diplomatically.