Aug 24: Sustainable Development Youth Convention
A team of 16 delegates represented Dunman High School in the Sustainable Development Youth Convention (SDYC) 2012 organised by the NUS High School of Math and Science from the 24th to the 26th of August 2012.
The SDYC is a Model of United Nations Convention focusing on the social, economic, political and environmental issues revolving around the central theme of sustainable development.
SDYC offers a platform to fellow students to raise their concerns and share their insights, as well as for fostering cooperation among teams in reaching a resolution on these global issues.
We are pleased to announce that our school won the following awards at SDYC 2012:
Best position paper in the Nuclear Power Committee:
12Y4E Jia Yawen representing Republic of South Africa
Best position paper in the Water Conflict Committee:
12Y4N Ng Cheryl representing Republic of India
Best delegate award in the Nuclear Power Committee:
12Y4H Andrea Ee representing Sortir Du Nucleaire
Outstanding delegate award:
12Y3M Megan Chua representing United States of America in the Nuclear Power Committee
Best award for aesthetic and overall efficiency in the Science Activity:
12Y3A Poon Yan Zhi
12Y3B Thong Yi Ling
Some reflections from the participants of SDYC 2012:
“I have gained apathy for global issues” – 12Y4M Nikki Tanu
“I learnt to be more confident and to think on the spot” – 12Y3M Julia Ng
“As this is my first time participating as a delegate in a MUN, it was an eye-opening experience. It gave me insight on how the United Nations functions” – 12Y3A Poon Yan Zhi