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La Salle Jérusalem: The first Model United Nations (MUN) conference

La Salle Jérusalem: The first Model United Nations (MUN) conference

The first Model United Nations (MUN) conference was organized by the school administration and the English department. A total of 40 students participated in this conference, representing various countries. The opening ceremony commenced with the presence of Mr. Tyler Beebout, the school principal, Brother Daoud Kassabry, and members from the American consulate including Ms. Passion Julinsey, Ms. Sylvia Amer, and Mr. Ayoub Tutunji. Additionally, the English department teachers who played key roles were Ms. Flavia Kamel as the coordinator, Ms. Muna Hazou as the supervisor, and Ms. Reem Jaber.

Here is the speech of Brother Daoud, at the opening ceremony

Welcome, esteemed guests, respected teachers, proud parents, and distinguished students, to the opening ceremony of yet another exhilarating edition of the Model United Nations (MUN) conference at our esteemed institution. I am deeply honored to welcome you all to this prestigious event.

The MUN conference is an enriching experience that provides our students with a unique opportunity to engage in simulated diplomatic negotiations based on current global issues. This platform not only enhances their critical thinking skills but also fosters a deeper understanding of international relations and diplomacy.

As the principal of this school, I take immense pride in organizing this event for our students. The MUN conference is a testament to our commitment towards providing them with a well-rounded education that goes beyond textbooks and classrooms. It offers them a chance to apply their knowledge in real-life situations and develop essential soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and leadership.

I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all the esteemed guests who have graciously agreed to be a part of this momentous occasion. Your presence here today is a source of inspiration for our students. We are privileged to have you share your wisdom and experiences with them.

I would also like to extend my sincere appreciation to our dedicated faculty members who have worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make this event possible especially Mr. Ibrahim Abo Dalou, Their unwavering support and commitment towards the growth and development of our students is truly commendable.

As we embark on this intellectual journey together, let us remember that the true spirit of MUN lies not in winning debates or resolutions but in fostering mutual respect, understanding, and collaboration among diverse perspectives. Let us strive towards building a world where every voice is heard, every opinion matters, and every individual has the power to make a difference.

Once again, I warmly welcome you all to this vibrant gathering of minds. I am confident that this conference will be an enriching experience for everyone involved. Let us embrace this opportunity with open minds and open hearts.