Politics and I Essay

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Politics and I ADMUN: Abu Dhabi Model United Nations which is an authentic simulation of the UN that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. It was founded 10 years ago. Its basic principle is peace keeping. Participating in ADMUN for 4 years whether as a delegate, chairperson or Secretary General narrowed down my future career choices and gave me a clear idea of my future as a politician or rather a diplomat who will work for change like Kofi Annan. I believe in change, I am an optimist and a realist at the same time. life plan. Four years ago, in 9th grade, my academic advisor signed me up for ADMUN because of my outstanding academic performance and public speaking skills. When Ii heard that, I strongly refused because I was so young and I heard a lot of complains from participants for example, they were not doing well in their tests because of the intensive research for ADMUN or spending their weekends preparing for the conference. However but she told me: “Age is just a number, it’s about your knowledge, skills and talents and don’t listen to what people say and I believe in you.” After hearing those words and thinking wisely about MUN, I decided to give it a try. I auditioned for it and I got accepted. ing and getting accepted, At then I realised that my journey just begun. Being the only 9th grader among 10 participating schools from Abu Dhabi is an honour. The conference was 3 months away and the preparation is getting more intensive; practise sessions every week and , more research to do besides along with my exams and sport tournaments. ItsIt’s show time; Thursday 21st of February 2008. On the first evening, the ambassadors of the respective participating countries gave out speeches as well as the chairpersons, The Under Secretary General and The Secretary General.

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