BHIS MUN 2019 – Discover, Discuss and Debunk

Young people all over the world are increasingly looking for ways to collaborate, organise and make their voices heard. One of the most exciting ways to do this is through Model United Nations (MUN) conferences. Model United Nations, is an educational simulation where students through informed discussions learn about diplomacy, international relations and the United Nations.
Billabong High International School presents BHISMUN- 2019; a unique Model United Nations Conference comprising of significant committees with unique agenda which provide for debate platforms based on the working of the United Nations.
Billabong High International school aims to evolve this budding MUN circuit of Mumbai and play an important role in shaping its future. The major focus of our conference is to indulge the delegates in mind-stirring discussions, wherein, it is not about proving their supremacy but is about collaborating to evolve solutions keeping in mind the global issues. It is about shaping the leaders of tomorrow.
Guest Panellists for the Panel Discussion
• Dr. Ajay Prabhakar is an Africanist, Researcher, Author, Educationist and a Child and Woman rights activist; http://www.carcafriculture.org/ajay.htm
• Ms. Ambika Khanna, Senior Researcher, International Law Studies Programme – Gatewayhouse; https://www.gatewayhouse.in/author/ambika-khanna/
• Ms. Ansulika Dubey is an ex-McKinsey analyst and co-founder of the crowd funding platform, Wishberry. http://shenomics.com/anshulika-dubey-wishberry/
• Moderator – Ms. Afrida Ali – Consultant and News Anchor at TIMES TELEVISION NETWORK

The debates are on the given topics
UNSC : South China Conflict China and several of its neighbours have been involved in a decade-long dispute over who controls the South China Sea.
DISEC : Cyberwarfare Future wars will see hackers using computer code to attack an enemy’s infrastructure, fighting alongside troops using conventional weapons like guns and missiles.
Denuclearization of Arms- Nuclear Weapons and Geopolitics in Southeast Asia A nucler – weapon free world; Denuclearization of arms -Nuclear disarmament is the act of reducing or eliminating nuclear weapons
LOK SABHA : Amendments to RTI (2005) Tthe amendments proposed is to provide for enabling provision under the RTI Act to frame Rules regarding salaries, allowances and conditions of service for Information Commissioners
Discussion of Article 370 The article allows the Jammu and Kashmir state’s legislature to define “permanent resident” of the state. In particular, the Pandit community had launched a “Kashmir for the Kashmiri” movement demanding that only Kashmiris should be employed in state government jobs. The Article 370 of the Constitution of India and the concomitant Constitutional Order of 1950 formalised this relationship.
UNHRW : Violence Against Women Experience of violence can lead to long term physical, mental and emotional health problems; in the most extreme cases, violence against women can lead to death.
Microfinancing And Its Benefits For Women The participation of women in Self Help Groups (SHGs) and Micro Finance made a significant impact on their empowerment both in social and economic aspects.
UNHSC : Trying To Peacefully Solve The Sarajevo Crisis The incident refers to the events surrounding the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife during a visit to Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. It is regarded as the immediate catalyst for the First World War.