GRD MUN ( A model United Nations Assembly)
A model United Nations Assembly —The GRDMUN was setup on the 24th of October 2008 to coincide with the United Nations formation day.
The MUNA is a simulation of the UN General Assembly. Participation in the MUNA is a must because it
i. Promotes students and teachers interest in international relations and related subjects.
ii. Increases the capacity for students to engage in problem solving.
iii. Teaches students aspects of conflict resolution, research skills and communication skills.
iv. Creates opportunities to meet new people and make new friends.
The GRDMUN was a school-wide conference with student delegates from class 8, representing various member nations. They met to deliberate upon the topic “Climate Change”. This topic was chosen because of the grave concern expressed by National Leaders. It had the following educational benefits.
i. Teachers and students enjoyed this interactive learning experience.
ii. It involved students in the study and discussion of global issues.
iii. It encouraged the development of skills useful throughout life, such as research, writing, public speaking, problem solving, consensus building, compromise and conflict resolution.
GRDMUN 2009 on Climate Change
Climate change is a change in the stastical distribution of weather over periods of time. It may be limited to a specific region, or may occur across the whole earth. It may be affected by tectonic plates, solar output, orbital variations, volcanism, ocean variability, human influence, glaciers and vegetation.,