Vocal debates on current global issues began today at the 9th session of the Model United Nations at International School Suva.
Students from six schools including International School Suva, International School Nadi, Marist Brothers High School, Jai Narayan College, Adi Cakobau School and Yat Sen Secondary School are convening to debate on pressing global issues.
Students from the six schools will have discussions in the UN councils which they have been appointed to.
These include the General Assembly and the Security Council.
Secretary General of Model United Nations Muhammad Akhtar says that they have implemented a more competitive system in this year’s Model UN.
Akhtar says they will be discussing issues that are affecting the world today.
Meanwhile Emosi Caniogo of Marist says that he hopes to learn new things from the Model UN.
Coordinator Milika Waqainabete says the main objective of Model UN is to help young student leaders to be ready for the world.
The 9th session of the Model United Nations will finish tomorrow with the councils writing up resolutions.