Indian International Model United Nations
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The Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) is an organization conducting Model United Nations conference that is run by an event management company called Aufklaren Event Management LLP and students from various parts of India. The Championship conference of IIMUN moves to a new venue each year and attracts over 3,000 school students from more than 10 countries, making it the Asia's largest youth conference. IIMUN will be conducting its first International conference in the United Nations headquarters in New York in August, 2016.
Founded in 2012, IIMUN has traveled to more than 75 cities in India, including Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Surat, Dharamshala, Guwahati where it conducts Model United Nations conferences calling them IIMUN Chapters.
IIMUN conducts its chapter conferences in schools across the country where they make students of that region to come together and discuss about National and International Issues.
In 2013, the Indian International Kolkata chapter took place in the Calcutta International School. In 2014, the Kolhapur Chapter of IIMUN took place in the Kolhapur Institute of Technology. The Indore Chapter of IIMUN took place at the Choithram International school in 2015.
- Committee sessions
- Participants are assigned to represent countries, ministers or unconventional portfolios in order to debate pressing international issues in a simulated session of various organizations. IIMUN divides all its committees into three organs:
- The General Assembly consists of 193 member nations and has 6 councils within it namely:
The First Committee: Disarmament and International Security (DISEC) The Second Committee: Economic and Financial (ECOFIN) The Third Committee: Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian (SOCHUM) The Fourth Committee: Special Political and Decolonisation (SPECPOL) The Fifth Committee: Administrative and Budgetary and general The Sixth Committee: Legal.
- The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) as the name suggests deals with issues of Social and Economic importance in the world.
- Lok Sabha is the Indian parliament where all the topics of political importance in India are discussed.
- United Nations Security council is one of the 6 primary organs of United Nations. It consists of 15 members out of which 5 are the permanent members and 10 are non permanent members.
Celebrities who have attended IIMUN
Celebrities who have attended IIMUN Conferences in the past are Mr. Shiamak Davar, Actress Nagma and Mr. Subhash Ghai in 2012, Mr. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Mr. Dilip Joshi, Business Tycoon Mr. Kishore Biyani, Actor Aftab Shivdasani, Mr. Vir Das, and Mr. Aditya Thackeray in 2013, Mr. Imran Khan (actor), Mr. Rahul Bose, Mr. Ronnie Screwvala, Mr. Cyrus Broacha, Mr. Abbas Tyrewala, Mr. Rohit Roy, Mr. Mudassar Khan, Mr. Lesle Lewis (composer), Mr. Kabir Bedi, Union Minister Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Minister Mr. Manish Tewari and Former Under Secretary General of United Nations, Dr. Shashi Tharoor in 2014, Mrs. Vidya Balan and Mr. Subhash Chandra, Dr. Kiran Bedi, Ms. Jwala Gutta, Additional Solicitor General of India Mr. KTS Tulsi, Chairperson of Teach for India Ms. Anu Aga, Author Amish Tripathi, CEO of Starbucks India Ms. Avani Davda, Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Dance maestro Ashley Lobo, Comedian Abish Mathew and leader of opposition of Pakistan Mr. Aitzaz Ahsan in 2015,kannav mehta the founder of mehtaindustries attended iimun jalandhar  Governor of Gujarat, Om Prakash Kohli, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Ms. Sumitra Mahajan, Chairman of Ambuja Group Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia, Princess Diya Kumari, Shri. Murli Manohar Joshi, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Mr. Harish Rawat, Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis  at the various IIMUN Chapter conferences.
Celebrities who have supported IIMUN
People who have supported IIMUN in the past include Secretary General of United Nations Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Former Under Secretary General of United Nations Mr. Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Former President of India Ms. Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe, US Dept. of Education, Bollywood actors Mr. Naseeruddin Shah, Ms. Sonakshi Sinha, Mr. Zayed Khan amongst many others.
IIMUN is scheduled to organize a conference in Bahrain in April 2016.
IIMUN is organizing a conference in Dhaka at the Delhi Public School from 25–27 February 2016.
IIMUN is scheduled to organize a conference in Nepal in June 2016.
IIMUN is scheduled to organize a conference in Dubai in April 2016.
IIMUN will be organizing an MUN conference to celebrate the Independence Day of India within the United Nations headquarters with a delegation of 400 students from India participating in it.
Past IIMUN Championship Conferences
|Year||Location||Secretary General||Conference Venue||Delegation Awards|
|2012||Mumbai||Rishabh Shah||World Trade Centre, Mumbai||Singapore International School, Mumbai and J.B. Petit High School for Girls|
|2013||Mumbai||Rishabh Shah||World Trade Centre, Mumbai||Singapore International School, Mumbai|
|2014||Mumbai||Rishabh Shah||Retreat Hotel and Convention center||The Riverside School, Ahmedabad and Greenwood High International School|
|2015||Pune||Rishabh Shah||Aamby Valley City||Dynamic Training Pune|
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