www.timesofindia.com | July 8, 2018
Pune: FLAME University will continue its association with The Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) India for the fifth consecutive year. The conference has been scheduled for August 12-15 in Hyderabad.
“As part of their engagement with the students, senior professors from FLAME University will run skill development tracks on relevant skills, such as persuasive writing, public speaking, and debating for the delegates of the conference. In addition, a senior member of the university will be addressing the delegates of HMUN India 2018,” read a FLAME statement.
“HMUN India is striving to bring together student leaders, who hope to improve their societies through innovative and wide-ranging voices and develop the world socially, economically, and politically to create a better future for all of us,” said Santosh Kudtarkar, FLAME’s associate dean, faculty of liberal education, in the statement.
FLAME University has a similar goal, to push the design and nature of studies and to create a societal upgradation phenomenon, particularly in the fields of liberal education and leadership. HMUN is giving students a platform to improve their leadership skills.
The theme of HMUN India 2018 is ‘Act to Impact’, and conference producers — The Harvard IRC and Worldview Education — are focusing on helping students translate their global learning from the committees and interactions at the conference into impactful local actions. The committees being simulated at the conference are focused around issues that the UN Sustainable Development Goals address. Over 1,500 students from 200-plus schools are expected to converge in Hyderabad for the conference.