THIMUN Qatar Launches New Film Festival Platform

The THIMUN Qatar office recently partnered with three talented Carnegie Mellon Information Systems seniors who designed an online film festival submission program.  As part of their capstone project Sakib Mahmoud, Abdulrahman Takiddin and Prince Abraham created a new platform that will greatly ease the film submission process for filmmakers participating in the annual THIMUN Qatar

TQ-Afghanistan Initiative: week three focuses on ‘hanging out’ and MUN friendships

Hassan Akoum is a founding member of the THIMUN Qatar-Afghanistan Initiative. A student at Qatar International School, he summarises week three of the initiative. ‘’Friends are the family you choose’’- Jess C Scott. That could basically sum up the theme and topic of the third THIMUN QLC Afghanistan Initiative meeting.  MUN is not only about

The Effects of MUN

This reflection is brought to us by Fatima Al Madhi, the MUN Director at Mesaieed International School, a member school of the THIMUN Qatar Advisory Board. When I came to Mesaieed international School for the first time in January 2012, I was told by my then by my then principal Kevin Massey about this student

Reflections: “The woman I am today…”

In our new series, Reflections, working professionals will share their stories on the impact Model UN made on their lives, personally and professionally.  Our first story comes from Alex Lohman, a practicing attorney and former delegate.  Here she touches on the skills that she learned in MUN and that have been valuable in her work as a

Why an Olive Branch?

The Olive Branch, the MUN Newsletter of the Middle Eastern region, would not exist without its community. Its stories, columns, photographs, and inspiration are a culmination of contributions by people like you – students and teachers, whether involved in MUN or not. But most of all, the Olive Branch exists for its readers. How many