The City School’s students win prizes at the International Youth Alliance Model United Nations (IYAMUN) Conference 2020

The City School’s students from sixteen campuses participated in the Virtual International Youth Alliance Model United Nations (IYAMUN) Conference 2020. The conference was held on 28th, 29th and 30th August, 2020.

The highlight of the competition was that it brought together The City School’s students from campuses as far away as Vehari, Multan, and Sahiwal. The students participated in three committees including the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Health Assembly (WHA).

Through the conference, the students received an opportunity to meet hundreds of young diplomats and expert judges from around the world. This enhanced their communications, negotiation and networking skills.

The City School students also won a number of awards and made their alma mater proud.

Awards in United Nations Security Council (UNSC):

  1. Abeeha Ali Pirzada from Vehari Campus won Best Delegate in United Nations Security Council representing France and won a cash prize of $100. She also received a full scholarship to attend the in-person conference in New York in March 2021.
  2. Maria Hasany from Shalimar Campus won Honourable Mention, while representing China
  3. Tayyab Khalid from Muslim Town Boys Campus won Honourable Mention, representing Spain
  4. Zoya Ubaid from Ravi Campus won The Best Position Paper representing New Zealand.

Awards in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR):

  1. Zainab Idress from Muslim Town Girls Lahore won Best Delegate in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and won a cash prize of $100. She also received a full scholarship to attend the in-person conference in New York in March 2021.
  2. Faizan Tanvir from Muslim Town Boys Lahore won Outstanding Diplomacy Award
  3. Zainab Fatima from Vehari Campus won Honourable Mention Award
  4. Muhammad Usman from Vehari Campus won Honourable Mention Award
  5. Muhammad Hasnat Tanvir from KAPCO Campus won Honourable Mention Award
  6. Anna Kashif from Vehari Campus won Honourable Mention Award
  7. Soha Shahid from Shalimar Campus won Special Mention Award