An independent e-MUN was hosted on the 30th and 31st of May to raise funds for Covid-19 relief.
Through delegate registrations of more than 150 participants from around the country and also USA, and contributions from the secretariat and our chief guests, REMMUN was able to raise INR 50,000- which was equally divided between the Rahat Covid Initiative by Goonj and the Ubuntu Fundraiser by Me and You.th (an organization founded by a fellow Pathwaysian). Both initiatives were our goodwill partners, and are currently working on providing food, clothing, sanitary napkins, and other hygienic products to the underprivileged, including to families in Badshahpur.
The conference featured 9 committees, including an International Press Corps, that discussed agendas including the continuity of education in these times, the fragility of the South American economy, and the presence of violent non-state actors in the Indian Subcontinent.
Our secretariat and executive board consisted of experienced students from around the country- and from the United States! We were delighted with the level of discussion, especially considering that we hosted the entire conference via Zoom. If you would like to know more about the committees, you can check out the reports from Press members as well as committee briefs on our website.
We were extremely privileged to host two illustrious chief guests for our opening and closing ceremonies- Dr Ricky Kej and Mr Will Poulter respectively. Grammy® Award Winner & US Billboard #1 artist, Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer and Environmentalist. He has performed at prestigious venues in over 30 countries, including at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and Geneva. Ricky has won more than 100 music awards in over 20 countries. He is the UNESCO mgiep “Global Ambassador for Kindness”, UNCCD “Land Ambassador”, UNICEF “Celebrity Supporter” & Ambassador for “Earth Day Network”. Will Poulter has established himself as one of the great young actors of his generation through his work with many of the best filmmakers in the business. He’s currently shooting Barry Jenkins limited series The Underground Railroad for Amazon and can be seen starring in Ari Aster’s film, Midsommar for A24. He recently starred in the Emmy nominated interactive Netflix film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Will received extraordinary reviews for his lead performance in Kathryn Bigelow’s film, Detroit about the 1967 race riots, as well as his starring role alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Oscar nominated film, The Revenant.
Lastly, we would like to share a post-conference video with you. The link to this is pasted below:
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Raghav Prabhakaran- Secretary General, REMMUN'20
Vedika Mandapati- Head of Conference, REMMUN'20
Lavanya Guha- Chief of Staff, REMMUN’20
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