Model United Nations (MUN) 2010


The curse of long hours in private tuition after school and at weekends means that most children have neither the time nor the energy to engage in extra-curricular activities. Therefore, the Model United Nations (MUN) conference stands out as a beacon on an relatively barren landscape of citizenship building activities. It is not surprising that some students become very attached to this event, talk of their first involvement as a life-changing moment and return to help the following year.

The MUN conference is a large scale role play of the activities of the UN General Assembly and its various committees, commissions and councils. It is, without doubt, an amazing feat of organisation and one wonders if it could possibly exist in Mauritius without the indefatigable contribution of the lead coordinator, Mr Narain Dabee. It provides students with an opportunity to debate, practice diplomacy and extend their grasp of global issues. It also gives them a rare opportunity to interact with their peers from other schools.
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Miss Earth (Mauritius) 2010

We are busy conducting interviews for our amazing 12 month action learning programme in Public Relations and Social and Environmental Advocacy. The best candidate will receive training, an all expenses paid trip to Vietnam, a salary and medical insurance – are we generous or what? The closing date is 31st August 2010, so there is still time to apply. Send your cv to info@missmu.org or missmu.org@gmail.com. Visit missmu.org for more details or check out the press clippings below (no comments on the smile please :D)
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