NYT Bureau Chief Visits the 25th Anniversary MUN

Marist Brothers International School held their 25th annual Model United Nations conference this past February 22-24. During these three days, over 80 student delegates from a 8 international schools crafted resolutions and debated some of the world’s most pressing problems including small arms trade, population growth, the crisis on the Horn of Africa, the future of nuclear energy and labor exploitation. On the afternoon of the final day delegates were faced with a surprise emergency crisis.

Additionally, the Marist MUN was delighted to welcome Martin Fackler, the New York Times Tokyo Bureau Chief, as guest speaker at the conference.  Mr. Fackler spoke about the media’s influence on politics and entertained a number of questions from students at the end of his discussion.