CMUN - Crandon MUN

CMUN conference

Crandon Model United Nations (CMUN) is a one-day MUN conference which takes place once a year. It was put together by Crandon Institute. This year, due to the pandemic, it was an online conference: students discussed varied issues in online meetings. It took place on Saturday 29th May. Twenty two students from The British Schools (TBS) participated in CMUN, two of them participated as chairs, and six students passed resolutions. TBS also had a debutante student who passed a resolution as the Russian Federation. The conference was split into five committees: Security Council, General Assembly (GA) one, GA three, GA four and the Environmental committee.

Regarding the Security Council, delegates discussed the situation of the conflict between the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) and Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLM-IO) in Sudan and South Sudan. The Republic of Sudan passed the resolution.

In General Assembly (GA) 1 - Disarmament and International Security, Fostering the implementation of worldwide nuclear disarmament commitments was discussed. In this committee, the Republic of Iraq’s  resolution was passed

The GA 3 - Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance. In this GA, the Republic of Iraq’s resolution was passed.

In GA 4 - Special Political and Decolonization, A debuting student passed their resolution as the Russian Federation, which dealt with the ethical responsibilities of international corporations in war-torn regions, such as Syria.

The delegates in the Environmental committee discussed ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for less economically developed countries. Once again the Russian Federation’s resolution was passed.

Despite the challenges the pandemic the organizers faced, they managed to successfully organise the conference via virtual meetings, for the second year in a row.

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