New Taipei City held Model United Nations

新聞日期: 2017-08-24 發佈單位: New Taipei City Government 發佈類別: News

 New Taipei City Mayor, Chu, Liluan, welcomed all undergraduate and high school students and volunteers to join New Taipei City Model United Nations (NTCMUN) conference at the opening ceremony. He pointed out through participating international affairs; young people would expand their vision and learn to care more things around the world, furthermore, to respect the cultural difference between global village.

The 2017 NTCMUN opening ceremony held on 16 August on the 3rd Floor of Multi-Purpose Auditorium in New Taipei City (NTPC) and followed for two days conference. The meeting held by the mixed-age student's role-play as the dais team, delegates representing each country, and observers to simulate United Nations(UN)conference in six committees to discuss world problems in climate change, food safety, caretaking among children and elderly, employability and minimizing the risks of infectious disease outbreaks.

The climate change, food crisis, culture exchange and expanding education should be known and focused on wherever happened in Africa, Central, and South America or the other countries, etc. Mayor Chu said.

He emphasized NTPC is the first city to provide the opportunity for Model UN, to encourage young people to pay more attention to the public community and current events and to enhance the abilities of issue analysis and global vision by preparing and collecting information. Besides, NTPC Government hopes to popularize this event for different school-age students and to encourage more young people to put enthusiasms for expressing themselves, raising culture sensitivity and broadening imagination.

Research, Development and Evaluation Commission expressed that UN selected 12th August as International Youth Day and continuously focused on and discussed the youth issues. Model UN provided the platform for training their global vision, addressing public issues, and voice for the future. Some attendees even came to join the conference from far away cities such as Pingtung, Kaohsiung, Tainan, Taichung, etc.

These two days conference held all in English but provided Chinese translation simultaneously to let the attendees could fully experience the atmosphere of the UN meetings, and the closing ceremony took place on 17 August 2017.


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