ISLAMABAD- Ambassador of Italy Mr. Andreas Ferrarese with Madame Albana Andreas inaugurates the three-day mega event Millennial Model United Nations MMUN 2021 at the Flagship Millennium College Campus I-9/3, Islamabad here last day, says a press release. The MMUN 2021 with the theme World Dynamics during COVID 19 is the outcome of the aspirant and motivated students of Millennium College Campus I-9/3, Islamabad. Present on the occasion amongst the guests of honours were the Education Counsellor of the Republic of Turkey Dr. Ilhami Ayransi, distinguished Director of China Media Group Mr. Chen Xiang, The Millennium Education CEO Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq TI, Executive Director Mrs. Anna Faisal and Director Sabina Zakir.
Ambassador of the Republic of Italy Mr. Andreas Ferrarese in his speech to the delegates expressed his pleasure in witnessing the event and stressed that education is the best investment for the future of the country. He further shed light on his own MUN experiences as a student and how they helped pave the path of his diplomatic career. Moreover, he spoke on the fact that Italy and Pakistan maintain extensive bilateral, friendly and economic cooperation since decades and that there is a lot of potential and opportunities for the two countries to further cement their relations.
The opening ceremony was marked by some breath-taking performances by the Millennials which included a flag-parade with national anthems of both the countries Pakistan and Italy, artistic performances and a motivational speech by Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq TI, Founder and CEO of The Millennium Education, where he inspired the educated youth to play a significant role in sensitising the international community and to maximise their skills of diplomacy as Millennium Model United Nations is built on open minds and fresh ideas, the essence of successful diplomacy. He further called Millennials as tomorrow’s leaders and added that seeing all students combined is a timely reminder that together as a nation we can beat every calamity, pandemic or disaster if we stand united.
The event is to be a mix of various elements such as cultural diversity, intellectual mind set and delegates from sister campuses nationwide who get to win a memorable experience. It is a platform where students will come together to find solutions to problems through constructive debate and an exchange of ideas to discuss the most important issues and crisis related to the pandemic struck world. The conference opened opportunities for the students to be truly engaged in the learning process which has been missing since long due to pandemic. Students at Millennium College Campus I-9/3, Islamabad, understand that in the near future the focus of dynamics of the world has shifted from specialised knowledge to a more holistic development of the individual and that the world needs leaders that can resolve local and global issues through peaceful negotiations.
The exclusive MMUN 2021 Conference marked the opening for the inspiration for the youth to help shape the world based on justice, solidarity, liberty and peace for all even during hard times such COVID-19. The conference has opened opportunities for the students to be truly engaged in the learning process – delegates will not only be learning about the UN system or global affairs from a textbook, they will be living their learning experience as young diplomats.