GCC high school students join model congress to develop solutions to global challenges
7 February 2023, Dubai, UAE: The Canadian University Dubai (CUD) Department of Communication and Media has collaborated with Ivy League institution, Harvard University, to stage a regional youth congress tasked with tackling some of the biggest global challenges. The Harvard Model Congress Middle East (HMCME) convened at CUD and assembled over 100 high school students with teams representing eight institutions across the GCC.
During the three-day event, students took on the roles of US Representatives, US Senators, and UN delegates to bring forward solutions to some of the world’s most pressing concerns, including international health policy, peace and security, and climate action. Through public speaking, negotiation, and compromise, the high school pupils worked alongside Harvard students to delve into the complex global issues and develop appropriate bills and resolutions, while navigating the nuances of the legislative process.Continue reading Canadian University Dubai collaborates with Harvard University to inspire young leaders