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Background South African BRICS Youth Association (SABYA)

South African BRICS Youth Association (SABYA) organized the the World Youth Summit, Model United Nations South Africa 2019. SABYA is a non-profit organization located in South Africa, Pretoria. Its mission is to provide South African and African youth of different races, backgrounds and disciplines a platform to meaningfully engage on intra-BRICS issues and usher in a youth perspective on critical issues affecting young people in particular. We seek to maximize youth participation in BRICS and other international engagements such as the Y20, Euro-BRICS, United Nations and International youth forums.

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International South African Model United Nations

South African International Model United Nations (SAIMUN) is an intensive three days simulation of the United Nations held annually, targeting not only students but also young civil society activist. After the South African BRICS Youth Association hosted a successful World Youth Summit in Johannesburg which focused on the Model United Nations, scores of young people that participated in the Summit, called for called for the annual conference on MUN in South Africa. During the period of the conference, delegates engaged themselves in the dynamics of international relations by assuming the roles of world leaders and influential decision makers.

With the upcoming summit delegates will be able to develop leadership, research, writing, public speaking, negotiations, persuasive, as well as problem-solving skills. We firmly believe that active participation encourages consensus-building through mediation and negotiation, conflict resolution and the ability to rapidly build cordial and long lasting relations among people of different cultures and ideologies. The inaugural SAIMUN will take place in September 2020, in South Africa.

About Model United Nations (MUN)

Model UN or MUN (Model United Nations) also known as simulation of United Nations, is an educational or an academic activity in which youths act as a diplomats and represent their countries in simulation of different UN committees and special agencies. They gather at one platform to discuss and resolve global issues, such conferences organized by high schools, colleges, universities as well as different NGO’s who are associated to or work under the umbrella of United Nations.

At the closing of most conferences, the hard work of participants and their performance throughout the duration of the conferences are adjudicated by the Chairperson/Director of Committees. These adjudications are mostly to recognize outstanding and exemplary conduct during the conference, and appreciate outstanding diplomacy and/or the best delegates through awards.

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United Nations Security Council

The Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.

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United Nations Development Programme

UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

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Special Political and Decolonization Committee

The Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL) is the fourth Main Committee of the United Nations General Assembly and frequently referred..

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United Nations Children's Fund

The National Committees are an integral part of UNICEF’s global organization and a unique feature of UNICEF.

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The African Union (AU)

The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent.

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United Nations Industrial Development Organization

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), French/Spanish acronym ONUDI, is a specialized agency in the United Nations system..

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The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (CHU) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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SABYA a non-profit organization located in South Africa, Pretoria.

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Raymond Matlala

Founder & Director General
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Fawad Ali Langah

Co-Founder & Secretary General
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Reneilwe Biloane

Co-Founder & Director of Finance
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Ashley Manuels

Director of Operations and Logistics
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Hassan Rengou Mfouakie

Chief Advisor
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Alondi Commanda

Director of IT
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Henniel Lyzha Punongbayan

Director of Graphics
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Shobhan Krishan Mishra

Under-Secretary-General, Academics
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Shivam Patel

Director of Delegate Affairs & Registration
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Violet Polelo Selwana

Director of Recruitment
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Karabo Mohale

Deputy Director-General and Director of Speaker Affairs
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Esihle Matshaya

Director of Marketing
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Kearabiloane Nkutshweu

Director of Social Media
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Dr Xzawi Mandiluve Valencia

Director of Ambassador & Volunteers
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