Six students from Years 9-12 took part in this year’s virtual MUN conference hosted by Withington Girls’ School.
Representing the USA, our delegates got involved in discussing issues as varied as UN reform, women’s rights in Latin America, conversion therapy, and weapons possession amongst young people.
All delegates enjoyed the conference (even though everybody is looking forward to the return of actual conferences, such as our own project, Q-MUN 2 in November!) and a number received awards in their committees!
Dora received a Special Mention in the Future Committee, Hannah was commended in the Security Council, and Anoushka was awarded Outstanding in the Human Rights Committee.
Hannah, joint MUN prefect at Queen’s, said: “I really enjoy doing MUN as I think that it is a fun way to learn about the world, as in this time being globally aware is more important than ever. I had great fun at WiMUN as it gave me the opportunity to explore ideas of different countries, and debate them in a fun and safe environment.
"My involvement ranged from debating human rights in Kashmir to have a 'Come Dine with Me' competition in the UN to solve world peace. From this very enjoyable conference I came away with new experiences, skills and confidence, as well as some new friends.”