PHPundit writer Jade Manzano joins other PH delegates at IMUN Indonesia 2022

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The IMUN Indonesia 2022 is taking place today, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Jakarta Indonesia. The Philippine Pundit writer Jade Manzano is joining the rest of the Filipino delegates at the 2022 International Model United Nations (IMUN) conference at the Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya in Jakarta from June 16 to 18, 2022.

Jade Manzano joins IMUN Indonesia 2022

IMUN is an “academic simulation of United Nations” where delegates from various parts of the world discuss and attempt to figure out complex global issues and provide solutions and recommendations with policies and perspectives. It is a “learning by doing” method of getting to know deep about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. At IMUN, delegates will have the opportunity to debate issues that world leaders encounter. They get to have a chance and platform to draft and formulate resolutions that respond relevantly to global issues.

At IMUN, youth from different countries converge to learn and share various ideas from their diverse experiences and backgrounds.

Jade Manzano goes IMUN Indonesia 2022

Jade Manzano joins IMUN Indonesia 2022
Jade Manzano delivers his piece about the role of resilient infrastructure under climate change discussion at the IMUN Indonesia 2022.

Jade P. Manzano is one of the Filipino delegates at the IMUN Indonesia 2022, a 3-day conference on complex global issues. Jade is an MBA candidate at San Beda University-Manila with a Juris Doctor degree from the Philippine Law School. He has also a bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Corporate Communications from the San Beda University-Manila. As a student in San Beda, he held as a PR head of The Bedan, the official student publication of San Beda University, and also an area coordinator of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, the oldest and broadest alliance of tertiary student publications in the Asia-Pacific.

Jade Manzano is a contributor at Philippine Pundit
Jade P. Manzano, delegate at IMUN Indonesia 2022

Jade has been writing feature articles for the Philippine Pundit. You may read all his articles here.

More about the IMUN

IMUN Indonesia 2022
The International Model United Nations delegates. (Image: IMUN website)

It is the objective of the IMUN conference to develop a deeper knowledge of complex global issues; strengthen the delegates’ skills in diplomacy, research, public speaking, debate, writing, critical thinking, cooperation and teamwork, and leadership; and improve international exposure by gaining experiences from various delegates from different countries.

IMUN conferences are participated by over a hundred delegates from over 40 countries.

Consistent with the IMUN’s mission, it aspires to promote “a constructive forum” on complex global issues, including international peace and security and economic and social progress.

The following are committees and topics to be discussed at the IMUN Indonesia 2022 conference:

United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

  • Topic A: Reform of the United Nations Security Council
  • Topic B: Maintaining peaceful use of outer space

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Topic A: Development and implementation of infrastructure for resilience to climate change
  • Topic B: Global goals 2030: No poverty and zero hunger

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  • Topic A: Ensuring quality education and increasing access to e-learning in remote areas
  • Topic B: Combating the illicit trafficking of cultural property

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Topic A: Mental health action plan: promoting care and treatment
  • Topic B: Promotion of cancer research and treatment

United Nations Women (UN Women)

  • Topic A: Ensuring gender equality by alleviating discrimination against women
  • Topic B: Combating domestic violence

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

  • Topic A: Saving the children: Putting an end to child marriage
  • Topic B: Ensuring protection and inclusion of children with disabilities

Mohneesh Bhardwaj is the executive chairman of the IMUN Indonesia 2022.

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