LAU MAU Results
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
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By Jad E. G. – IB2
Over the weekend, high school delegates participated in LAU’s 2nd annual Model African Union conference and came back with awards! Model African Union is a simulation program where African countries discuss topics that are currently happening in the continent. Some delegates represented South Africa and others represented Nigeria, and tackled topics such as the protection of human rights in Africa during the pandemic, elections amidst corruption, reaching digital access via SDG 4, and so on. Results were as follows:
4 Delegates received the Position Paper award, an award granted to delegates who showed exceptional analytical skills when researching for their country’s actions, as well as presented valid, well-rounded resolutions. Recipients were:
- Alexey H., representing Nigeria in the Specialized Technical Committee on Education, Science, and Technology, discussing the urgent need of digital access to reach SDG 4.
- Kareem M., representing South Africa in the Assembly of Heads of State of Government, debating the commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
- Al Amir Samer A., representing South Africa in the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, discussing the protection of human rights in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Wassim K., representing South Africa in the African Union Board on Corruption, discussing the elections in the midst of combatting corruption.
1 Delegate received the Best Improvement award, Marylin K., for representing Nigeria in the African Union Board on Corruption, tackling the elections in the midst of combatting corruption. The Best Improvement award is given to delegates who have shown remarkable efforts and collaborated during the conference.
We’re so proud of them! The Executive Committee and Board of Trainers congratulate them all.