SDG5 – Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

We are living in a country that has experienced three decades of war, where no one has equal rights and where women are considered slaves for men. They don’t have the right to raise their voice, or to work shoulder-to-shoulder with men for their community, their people and for peace. Their only rights are to sit

UNODC Mandate Debated in Afghanistan Model UN

On Sunday 30th April, the HELA organization conducted its fourth HELA-AFMUN Monthly Mini Conference. This time the Conference was focused on the committee of UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), on the topic of Human Trafficking and Addressing Migrant Smuggling across the Mediterranean. The conference was held at Dunya University of Afghanistan thanks to

HELA shares their story with Directors at #TQ2017

THIMUN Qatar hosted the Hope for Education and Leadership in Afghanistan (HELA) meet and greet session on the second day of the conference. Organised by the delegates of Afghanistan, this session included a presentation about HELA, what it stands for, its goals, and recent accomplishments. The meet and greet was attended by directors from a number

Discovering the Power of Globalised Patriotism: Afghanistan

By: Irene Ann Promodh Deputy Secretary General, OMUN As delegates streamed into the room, our adrenaline pumped higher as the moment we had been waiting for was finally manifesting itself in reality after months of preparation, brainstorming and planning. What had flickered within me as a subtle idea of creating international patriotism and proactivity on an

HELA: The year in review

HELA started working  one year ago in Kabul, Afghanistan with eight students from different districts of Kabul, both male and female. They were our freshmen class, having started our very first semester with them to implement the MUN idea, for the first time,  in Afghanistan. Our very first semester was all about different topics like debates

Afghanistan’s paralympian keynotes for OMUN Qatar

By Sreeparna and Ronishka, OMUN Qatar Press Online Model UN’s National Program, O-MUN Qatar, has only been running for several months; yet in that short period of time, it has succeeded in making great strides in the development of the MUN platform. Easy to access virtual classrooms, and an integrated network of social media and free

Early Beginnings and Exceptional Valor- Sulaiman Sulaimankhil (post conference interview).

Early Beginnings and Exceptional Valor- Sulaiman Sulaimankhil (post conference interview). Moved by the entrenched destitution in Afghanistan, Sulaiman Sulaimankhil began teaching at the young age of 14. A year into his teenage years and Sulaiman was doing things far beyond his age. Today Sulaiman is 17 years old and his habit has not changed but