Here is a round-up of UNASMUN VI Day 01.
The Opening Ceremony
Guest of Honour, His Excellency Ambassador Karsten Warnecke – Executive Director at the Asia-Europe Foundation – delivered the first keynote address at the Opening Ceremony. The ambassador, in his speech, related to his experiences as a career diplomat, and in particular his many postings around the world.
He was introduced by Professor Tham Seong Chee, President of the United Nations Association of Singapore, and Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Institute of Management Global Education Dr. Lee Kwok Cheong also delivered an opening address.
Mr. Stephen Quick, Deputy Director at the International Organisations Directorate of the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered the second keynote address at the Opening Ceremony. Both Ambassador Warnecke and Mr. Quick then fielded over 10 questions from the student-delegates in attendance, on Brexit, President-elect Donald Trump, and the nuances of multilateralism in a new world order.
Conference Secretary-General Mr. Yohanes Ng Yu Wei then delivered the welcoming address.
Delegates of UNASMUN
The UNASMUN media team also spoke to different delegates at the conference.
Photographs from Day 01
Here are the photographs from the first day.