VIBGYOR High celebrates one of the fastest growing Model United

VIBGYOR High celebrates one of the fastest growing Model United

Nations in India

o 5th Annual Conference – VIBGYOR High Model United Nations welcomes over 400
o Held between 25th June to 27th June, 2015 at The Westin, Mumbai
o More than 30 Schools from all over the country participated

delegates from all around the world

Mumbai, June 29, 2015: VIBGYOR High Model United Nations (VHMUN), an initiative by
VIBGYOR HIGH Group of schools, India is one of the biggest and fastest growing Model United
Nations in India, launched in June 2011. VHMUN has played a vital role to inspire the youth and
get connected with the issues of global importance. It has given them an opportunity to polish
their social skills and channel their voices. At VHMUN, Delegates – the representatives from
different countries, step into the shoes of international diplomats and discuss issues that
demand global attention.

The fifth edition of VHMUN kick started its 5th annual conference in The Westin hotel of
Goregaon East from 25th June 2015 to 27th June 2015. Mr. Rohit Bansal, Group Head,
Corporate Communication, Reliance Industries Ltd. was present as the Chief Guest and Keynote
speaker at the event while Ms Maria Davydenko, Vice Consul, US Consulate General, Mumbai
was the Speaker at the closing ceremony. Besides, Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi, National
Spokesperson, Indian National Congress was also present at the event. There were more than
400 delegates from Mumbai and all over India; Delegates from New Zealand and US were also
present at the conference.

During the conference, Mr. Rohit Bansal, Group Head, Corporate Communication, Reliance
Industries Ltd. said that, “I am extremely privileged to be a part of VHMUN 5 where the goal is
to empower individual students anywhere in the world to act as leaders. I am sure that such an
universal platform will help students to network on an international scale and build contacts in
the process.”

At the occasion, Mr. Rustom Kerawalla, Chairman and Managing Director of VIBGYOR High
Group of Schools adds, “The VIBGYOR High Group of International Schools has gone beyond the
system of conventional education and has taken up the challenge to provide quality education
to students through novel methodologies. With platforms like Vibgyor High Model United
Nations, we strive to provide students with a better understanding of the inner working of the
United Nations and to foster skills in diplomacy and global peace and harmony.”
There were 6 Committees present at VHMUN including the United Nations Special Summit
(UNSS), Disarmament and Security Council (DISEC), Special Political and Decolonization
(SPECPOL), Human Rights Council (HRC), Historical Security Council (HSC) and Security Council
(SC). This year 6 VIBGYOR schools across 4 states of India and delegations from more than 30
Schools from all over the country had participated in VHMUN 5. The glittering venue was filled
and enlighten with Secretariat and Executive Board from different prestigious schools and
colleges (VIBGYOR HIGH, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Bombay Scottish, University
of Toronto and a few more) with a combined experience of chairing more than a 100 local,
national and international MUNs.







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