Model United Nations was created in order to increase the knowledge about global issues and foreign policies of various countries among the students. Model United Nations is organised in such a way that there is an overall development of personality of a student. Find out the 5 major reasons why each and every high school or college student must attend the MUN.
TO OVERCOME THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
The MUN conferences are designed in a way such that each and every delegate is given a chance to present his views about a particular country. This enables the students to speak in front of a huge audience, thus reducing the stage fear and anxiety. Students become confident speakers and learn to connect and interact with other student delegates. Besides, public speaking skills are also very important from career point of view. You can definitely polish your communication skills by attending more and more number of such conferences.
TO BECOME GLOBALLY AWARE
It is seen that most of the students focus only on their respective courses that they are studying. However, it is of utmost importance to be aware of the global affairs taking place in the world. It’s important to know the instances happening in the world in order to contribute to the society through your ideas. MUN gives you an opportunity to understand the general policies of countries, its foreign policy and a lot more stuff to keep you updated. Besides, one also gets to know the working of the United Nations.
TO EMERGE AS A LEADER
Yes! MUN lets you work in teams in your respective committees. You can learn how to maintain a good team, and this would again help you during your interviews in near future. The leadership qualities that you imbibe from MUN help you in arranging your own conferences and workshops. Also, team spirit, understanding your team mates’ strengths and weaknesses is what you learn by interacting with them. Do not forget, you do make a lot of friends over there as well 🙂
TO INCREASE YOUR RESEARCH SKILLS
In MUN, students are assigned their assignments with respect to a particular committee and are allotted a country well in advance. MUN serves as a fun way of learning history. One needs to do deep research on the given topic and be prepared with answers of all the expected questions in the conference. Thus, the analytical skills are developed which can be utilized in the major projects you take up in future. Apart from this, by attending more and more MUNs, you can discover the exact procedure to work on topics.
TO LEARN PROFESSIONALISM
Last but not the least, you get to learn the formal etiquette while interacting with the delegates there. One also gets an understanding about the way of dressing and presenting oneself. This helps to improve your personality as a whole which would in turn benefit you to present yourself in the society. The professional attitude which you develop during this conference would help you in finding suitable jobs for yourself in the future.
I hope all these benefits would impact your way of thinking. As said earlier, MUN is a platform wherein all round development of an individual takes place. So, if you still have not attended an MUN, then register yourself for one, right now! It would definitely be a life-changing experience…