The fifth edition of VHMUN kick started its 5th annual conference in The Westin hotel of Goregaon East from 25th June 2015 to 27th June 2015.
Online PR News – 25-June-2016 – Mumbai/Maharashtra – VIBGYOR High Model United Nations (VHMUN), an initiative by VIBGYOR HIGH Group of schools, India is one of the biggest and fastest growing Model United Nations in India, launched in June 2011. VHMUN has played a vital role to inspire the youth and get connected with the issues of global importance. It has given them an opportunity to polish their social skills and channel their voices. At VHMUN, Delegates – the representatives from different countries, step into the shoes of international diplomats and discuss issues that demand global attention.
The fifth edition of VHMUN kick started its 5th annual conference in The Westin hotel of Goregaon East from 25th June 2015 to 27th June 2015. Mr. Rohit Bansal, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Reliance Industries Ltd. was present as the Chief Guest and Keynote speaker at the event while Ms Maria Davydenko, Vice Consul, US Consulate General, Mumbai was the Speaker at the closing ceremony. Besides, Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi, National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress was also present at the event. There were more than 400 delegates from Mumbai and all over India; Delegates from New Zealand and US were also present at the conference.
During the conference, Mr. Rohit Bansal, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Reliance Industries Ltd. said that, “I am extremely privileged to be a part of VHMUN 5 where the goal is to empower individual students anywhere in the world to act as leaders. I am sure that such an universal platform will help students to network on an international scale and build contacts in the process.”
At the occasion, Mr. Rustom Kerawalla, Chairman and Managing Director of VIBGYOR High Group of Schools adds, “The VIBGYOR High Group of International Schools has gone beyond the system of conventional education and has taken up the challenge to provide quality education to students through novel methodologies. With platforms like Vibgyor High Model United Nations, we strive to provide students with a better understanding of the inner working of the United Nations and to foster skills in diplomacy and global peace and harmony.”
There were 6 Committees present at VHMUN including the United Nations Special Summit (UNSS), Disarmament and Security Council (DISEC), Special Political and Decolonization (SPECPOL), Human Rights Council (HRC), Historical Security Council (HSC) and Security Council (SC). This year 6 VIBGYOR schools across 4 states of India and delegations from more than 30 Schools from all over the country had participated in VHMUN 5. The glittering venue was filled and enlighten with Secretariat and Executive Board from different prestigious schools and colleges (VIBGYOR HIGH, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Bombay Scottish, University of Toronto and a few more) with a combined experience of chairing more than a 100 local, national and international MUNs.
About VIBGYOR High Group of Schools:
Founded in 2004, VIBGYOR High is one of the leading chains of schools in India known for its quality education and academic excellence. Ranked second in the ICSE board, 2014, the institution offers a unique range of world class educational services for the holistic development of students in curricular and co-curricular studies. Under the leadership of Mr. Rustom Kerawalla, Chairman and Managing Director of the institution, VIBGYOR High is set to explore new horizons with 21 schools in seven major cities, reaching out to more than 24,000 students nationwide. VIBGYOR High caters to the students from Pre-primary to Grade 12, with a student teacher ratio of 1:10 on an average. A diverse experiential and integrated learning programme is the key highlight of VIBGYOR’s curriculum. VIBGYOR High provides a mixed spectrum of national and international levels of University education such as ICSE, CBSE and University of Cambridge International Examinations (IGCSE and A-levels).