Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Three Bahrainis took part in the annual National Model United Nations Conference held in New York. The group, representing Bahrain Universities Model United Nations Delegation, includes University College of Bahrain (UCB) student Noora Ebrahim, Bahrain University student Maryam Nazzal and Royal University for women graduate, Aysha Al Fadhel.
They were led by the National Model United Nations Programme Advisory Board member and Bahrain Universities Model United Nations founder and advisor, Doris Martin. More than 5,000 delegates from six continents took part in the event and debated global issues and promoted a positive image about Bahrain to the international community.
The delegation’s travel expenses were sponsored by the GOYS. The event ran from March 16th to 21st, at the Sheraton Towers and Hotel, with the closing ceremony at the UN headquarters in New York. (GDN news report, dated on 26-03-2013, Tuesday)