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Nine students from MDX Dubai competed in the 11th Model United Nations event organised by the American University of Sharjah

21/02/2018

Nine students from Middlesex University Dubai competed in the 11th Model United Nations event organised by the American University of Sharjah from 8 - 10 February 2018. 

The Middlesex University Dubai team comprised: 

Manar Hassan - 2nd Year LLB
Ahmed Waheed Ahmed Hassan Al Khan - 2nd Year LLB
Meshkat Babeker Omer - 1st Year LLB
Asiya F Ajmal - 1st Year LLB
Mohamed Nor - 1st Year LLB
Darrel Sequeira - 1st Year International Business
Don Edward Priyan Wisidagamage - 1st Year International Business
Richardt Riad Schoonraad - 1st Year HRM with Psychology
Neha Nihalani - 2nd Year Psychology with Counselling Skills

Over 840 delegates from all over the UAE including top universities attended what was AUS biggest Model UN to date. 

Team Middlesex won 4 of the top delegate awards:

Asiya Ajmal - Outstanding Delegate ECOSOC Bolivia
Mohamed Nor - Distinguished Delegate OHCHR Bolivia
Ahmed Waheed - Honorable Mention WIPO Thailand
Richardt Schoonraad - Best Research WIPO Bolivia

Our students spent weeks researching their chosen committees and topics and demonstrated great enthusiasm, passion and highly informed public speaking and advocacy skills during the three days which is evident from their stellar performances. 

The team was mentored by Ms Mahine Ahmad, Lecturer in Law and Politics, who mentored the team with dedication - a great example of Middlesex University Dubai’s commitment to support students in transforming their potential into success.

Congratulations to all those involved! 

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