Notre Dame International Understanding and Relations Club (NDIURC) hosted the second session of Notre Dame College Model United Nations with theme 'Global Unity For Healing a Fractured World' on 11-13th January, 2018 engaging more than 500 Participants, 100 Organising Members and 19 Experienced E.B Panel.
Mrs. Rita Josphine Rozario served as the Moderator of NDIURC followed by Mr. Shafkat Tanjeem Ahmad as the Secretary General and Mr. Azwad Muttaqi Alam as the Director General. The event was inaugurated by Fr. Patrick D. Gaffney, CSC, Vice-Chancellor, Notre Dame University Bangladesh and Dr. Fr. Hemanto Pius Rozario, CSC, Notre Dame College Dhaka on 11th January, 2018. The participants were divided into nine different United Nations Committees and Organisations representing various countries and territories from the world. The delegates discussed issues like Global Security, Religious Terrorism, Women & Children Rights, LGBTQ+ Rights, Refugee Issue, Drug and Substantial Abuse and Aviation Policies in the three day conference. The event was unique in every aspects, starting from Online Registration System to Delegate Catering. The event itself was third most trending event in Bangladesh on Facebook in January, 2018 and was featured on Google Assistant AI in Dhaka Region. NDCMUN had it's own Online Registration System followed by detailed and regularly maintained website, several payment methods, dedicated Helpdesk for participants from Chittagong and Cadet Colleges, Email Notification and Early Announcement of Agendas via Facebook, Email and Website Newsletter which helped the delegates to prepare themselves beforehand.
For closing ceremony of the event, His Excellence Mr. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General, The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was invited as the Chief Guest along with Dr. Fr. Hemanto Pius Rozario, CSC as Special Guest. Closing Ceremony was followed by Award-Giving Ceremony where 30 Delegates, 19 EB Members and 20 Secretariat Members were presented with Certificates and Crests.
The conference was finally concluded with a lucrative and festive Socials Night where several Secretariat Members and Delegates performed and finally it was ended with a groovy and upbeat DJ Party.