Sunday, 01 December 2013
The General Organisation for Youth and Sports (GOYS) kick-started the ninth edition of the Bahrain Universities Model United Nations (BUMUN) Conference on November 28-29 2013.The two-day conference continued at The Gulf Hotel and was held under the patronage of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
BUMUN represents a station that briefs youths about the most prominent events that pertain to the world in the current period. This year, the conference highlighted problems like smoking, European debt crisis, impacts and environmental consequences of nuclear energy and the peaceful use of nuclear energy. It also determined the required legal standards for international intervention in order to bring peace upon the world, and therefore to discuss, study and provide appropriate solutions according to the participants’ vision to those issues.
Among the 24 local and non-local Universities participated in the conference, UCB presented one of the big team consisting of 13 representative delegates, where Minister of State Information Affairs H.E. Mrs. Sameera Rajab, UNIC Security Council Director Mr. Nejib Friji and Director of Assessment & Environmental Control Mr. Mirza Khalaf were present. Apart from the participation, UCB enjoyed the privilege to introduce the new BUMUN Secretary General Ms. Noora Al Balooshi, a Business Administration final year student at UCB. Omar Turk, Suleman Turk, Mohammed Majdi, Karim El Sayed and Nada Mohammed were other delegated from UCB in the General Assembly whereas Maher Jammal, Rami Elayyan Dheya Alia and Wassim Whebe were part of the Security Council. Omar Turk was awarded “Best Delegate” and will be one of the chairs in the BUMUN 2014 as the Security General of the General Assembly.
“I hope this year’s MUN showed as much success as the previous conferences. I would like to thank GOYS for being the continued sponsor and backer of this conference, BUMUN Founder Doris Martin for establishing this program, and participants for their continued dedication and loyalty towards this conference”, commented Ms. Noora Al Balooshi, BUMUN Secretary General.
“BUMUN conference represented a pioneering step in the field of youth work, which is in compliance with the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to prepare the youth and strengthen their knowledge in order to lead the promising future of Bahrain and UCB is very much delighted for being a part of this.”, commented Sh. Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Executive Director, Strategy & Resources, UCB.