The Tenth Annual Sishya Model United Nations Conference, also known as SISHMUN, was held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of October 2016. It was a landmark year in the history of the conference as we celebrated a decade of excellence. Over 600 delegates participated in the conference from 30 local, national and international schools. The total participation was over 750 including the members of the Executive Board, the Secretariat, administrative Staff, World Press and World Media.

A Pre-Conference session was organized on Sunday, 2nd October to get the delegates familiarized with the agendas. The inauguration was held on Monday, October 3, at 9 am at the Sishya Auditorium. The Chief Guest for the programme, Her Excellecy, Ms. Bhaswati Mukherjee, former Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of the Netherlands addressed the gathering on ‘The history of the UN and reforming the UNSC”. Following the speech was a question and answer session with the Chief Guest. There were also musical performances on the theme of peace, as well as a dance performance depicting the theme of empowerment of women.

Sishmun involved 3 days of intense debate in a bid to find solutions that plague the world today. The delegates were brilliantly prepared in terms of their agendas and were extremely meticulous with their procedure. The solutions they came up with were splendid and very practical. The conference gave the delegates an opportunity to express their emotions and ideas and they used this to their fullest potential.

The closing ceremony was held on the 4th of October. The delegates were awarded for the skill and diplomacy they exhibited in debate. The Best Outstation School award was won by Oakridge International School, Bangalore. Best delegation award was won by the delegation of China from Chettinad Vidhyashram. The Best Overall School was awarded to Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School. With that, SISHMUN 2016 came to an end, after a successful three days.

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