PR Islamabad - Twenty-four students from Roots Ivy School, College and Roots DHA-1 Campus participated in the second Empire Model United Nations Conference, the high school conference of New York University Model United Nations, from 10th to 13th December 2015 in New York and won the Outstanding Delegation Award for Roots Ivy, Best Delegate Award for head delegate Haysam Azhar and Verbal Mention Award for team member Ahmed Fareed.

Roots Ivy is the only Pakistani school to be awarded this global honour. CEO Roots Ivy Khadija Mushtaq congratulated the entire Roots Ivy NYU Empire MUNC team on this brilliant achievement, says a press release issued here yesterday.

Speaking on the occasion, she said, “Participation in a MUN requires strong debating skills and an extensive knowledge on the topic under discussion. Well done my brilliant students. All of you have proved once again that determination, hard work and motivation are the primary elements of success. I am so proud of you all on winning the Outstanding Delegation Award for Roots IVY at NYU Empire MUNC and the most talented student Haysam Azhar for winning Best Delegate Award.

Congratulations to another Roots Ivy team member Ahmed Fareed on winning the Verbal Mention Award. This is indeed a great honour for Pakistan.”

Roots Ivy’s vision is to promote young talent through global leadership, diplomacy and representing the highest ideals worldwide.

The Empire Model United Nations Conference is an elite college-run High School Model United Nations Conference by uniting the complexity and richness of New York City with ambitious High School Students under the guidance and service of members of New York University’s Model United Nations Club.

It featured 15 committees, diversified to include General Assemblies, General Crisis as well as three-way Joint Crisis Committees. Additionally, it also featured the UN Initiative program, which took advantage of the conference being situated in New York City and allowing the delegates to visit United Nations headquarters and meet with global leaders.

One of the chairs of Empire MUNC was Roots Ivy alumni Hamza Bin Mazhar and Secretary General was Zain Khan, another Roots Ivy alumni.

Roots Ivy team was well-prepared on global current events, international relations, diplomacy, foreign policy and the United Nations schemas. They had well-researched the problems at hand.

During the world summit for peace committee the major discussions regarding global issues were of threats of terrorism, how to effectively utilize resources and work collectively to bring peace and harmony in the world.

Roots Ivy team presented the resolution drafts to the Chairs of the Committees, the committees unanimously passed the resolution that nations need to collectively work together for the prevalence of world peace. It is the duty of every nation to help contribute to the development and progress of fellow nations.

Trade barriers have to be removed to stabilize world economy, world literacy and health facilities have to be improved, resources have to be shared to put an end to war, crime and terrorism.