The American School of Bangkok hosted a Model United Nations (MUN) Conference on Friday, September 23, 2016. ASB students from both campuses participated in the conferences, along with students from other international schools in Thailand. Students role played delegates to the United Nations and simulated UN committees.
The topics discussed on the day included:
- Measures to cease the spread of terrorism within Europe
- Countering the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs)
- Eliminating discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity
- The question of freedom of the press and safety of journalists
- Defining the ethics of stem cell development and technologies
- Question of the ZIKA virus
All participants were actively engaged in meaningful learning all day.