20 February, 2017
Ahmad Kazi won the 3rd Prize (Special Mention) at GLCMUN 2017 held from 16th – 18th February 2017.
Government Law College, Mumbai, Asia’s Oldest Law School Est. 1856, conducted its yearly Model United Nations conference from 16th-18th February 2017. GLCMUN as is popularly called is considered to the best amongst the top 3 MUNs in the country.
In the MUN the delegates representing various nations come together and meet to Discuss, Debate, Deliberate and Draft.
The inauguration of the conference was done at the hands of Dr. Ajay Nathani (Principal District Judge) – Principal, Government Law College. GLCMUN ‘17 hosted 6 Committees. Ahmad Kazi of Don Bosco Matunga was representing South Korea (Republic of Korea) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Committee.
Agenda of the UNHCR:
- Protecting Refugees from Human Trafficking and Re-Integration of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons.
- Restoring, Reforming and Restructuring of International Refugee Law and Rights with A Focus on Regional Mandate.
The conference was held in the iconic GLC building and the concluding ceremony was held at Trident Hotel. The Chief Guest to grace the ceremony was His Excellency Soungeun Kim, Consul General – Republic of Korea. As Ahmad Kazi, was representing Republic of Korea, he got an opportunity to converse with the Counsel General for more than half an hour, and also had dinner with the dignitary.
For the UNHCR, there were a total of 3 prizes, being – Best Delegate, High Commendation and 3 Special Mentions (not in any particular order), besides there were 3 Verbal Mentions.
Ahmad was awarded special mention in the UNHCR Committee.
The conference concluded with delegates promising to meet once again and Discuss, Debate, Deliberate and Draft under the aegis of Model United Nations.