Mangaluru, Aug 18: Muller Model United Nations began its fourth edition on the August 18, with the inaugural ceremony.
An academic simulation of the deliberations at the UN, the Muller MUN was the first of its kind in Mangalore as well as the first to be hosted by a medical college in India.
It aims to provide a platform for building global social awareness and leadership skills amongst the college youth.
Dr Rose Veera D’Souza, professor, department of Political Science, St Aloysius College, was the chief guest of the event . She expressed her appreciation for the initiative and enthusiasm exhibited by Father Muller Medical College in continually providing a forum for young minds to discuss issues of global importance and contribute to making the world a more beautiful place, in line with the aim of the World Youth Assembly.
Fr Richard Coelho, director of Father Muller Institutions, presided over the function and delivered the presidential speech.
He expressed the importance of conducting such events that help the students and faculty. The agenda for day one comprised a discussion on human rights violations around the world including refugee, immigrant and indigenous population rights. Day two will have an evaluation of the Paris Agreement and explore alternatives to curb climate change.