NJUST Students Attends China Model UN Conference

From October 25 to 27, NJUST undergraduate students, Song Xiaomeng and Zhang Wenqi attended the 16th China Model United Nations Conference, which was held in Xi'an Jiaotong University.


Nearly 600 teachers and students from more than 160 universities and colleges attended the conference. Participants simulated the UN General Assembly and conducted in-depth discussions on the current global hot issues, reviewed and adopted resolutions.


Zhang Wenqi played as a representative of Russia in the United Nations General Assembly—Advancing the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (UNGA-AIPA). From the perspective of promoting global cooperation, Zhang spoke and debated on the issues of climate change, technology transfer, capital support, energy utilization, etc.


After several debating or discussion sessions, together with Germany, China some EU countries, and some developing countries, the participants jointly drafted a resolution aiming at advancing the efficient implementation of the Paris Agreement.


“I am so proud to attend the conference and offer advice for global governance from a diplomat’s perspective.” Zhang said after the meeting.


In the Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) themed The Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Song Xiaomeng, as a representative of Cambodia, talked about the education, employment and health protection of persons with disabilities based on the protection of the rights and interests of the disabled worldwide.


The cooperation intention and solution were reached after multiple rounds of speeches and debates.


Song said, “Model UN has been my belief since I became a college student. I will stay firmly on this road. It is our young generation’s mission to convey China’s voice to the world.”


Since 2004 when the first China Model UN Conference was initiated, it has been the highest-level and most influential Model UN event in China.