pages within this section

Prep School Model United Nations

Wednesday 4 Mar 2020

The keynote speaker, MD of a NGO that produces Ugandan coffee, called for the delegates of Felsted School’s Model United Nations 2020, to ‘think outside the box’ ,‘to be the pioneers of the future’ and ‘to find solutions for the World’s problems.’

Mia North, Etty Hayward, Louis Marcq and Oscar Ward were amongst the youngest delegates, debating with experienced 6th formers, but they certainly participated well and stood up for their beliefs and the rights of others. In the process they discovered more about important world issues, they debated with other talented pupils and learnt how to deliver a persuasive argument.

Throughout the two-day conference, global geopolitical issues were intensely debated, and resolutions presented, discussed, amended and passed or rejected. Oscar Ward, delegate for Burkina Faso, presented a resolution to the Economic and Social committee calling for the UN to invest in mass solar farms in Africa. The resolution proposed to solve the climate change crisis by eliminating the use of fossil fuels. His resolution was intensely scrutinised by the other 40 countries in the council and he was fiercely questioned, but he gained strong support from other notable delegates and the resolution passed. This is quite an achievement by one so young and new to the MUN format. His performance was recognised with a ‘highly commended’ award in the final address and the contributions of the younger pupils were praised.

The conference ended with an emergency debate on the Russian / Baltic states crisis. Following a devastating cyclone caused by climate change, Russian troops moved into disaster struck Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia to help with aid and relief. However, Russia used the situation to take military control of the countries. How should the UN respond and what measures should be taken? Fervent debate followed.


🗓 Do join us for our upcoming Virtual Open Evenings which will take place via Microsoft Teams. Meet our inspiration… 2020-09-15 14:25:39

@FramCollege 15 Sep

Congratulations to OF Daisy Cooper who has today been elected Deputy Leader of the @LibDems. You can watch our inte… 2020-09-13 17:09:19

@FramCollege 13 Sep

A few more hours to go until the Autumn Term starts and both our Senior and Prep school sites will be busy with pup… 2020-09-06 12:17:36

@FramPrep 6 Sep

Cart Item Removed. Undo
  • No products in the cart.