There are many events to get involved at SPK Saint Peter’s School. Students have fun together with parents at sporting events, theatrical performances, concerts, excursions and celebrations. You’ll get a feel for energy and excitement that makes SPK Saint Peter’s School special when you see the school in action.
I had a trip to Singapore. I participated a conference as an observer. I went there with my friends and teacher. Our flight was on 21st January with Jet Star Airlines. I had so much fun during 5 days there. We lived at Pacific Mansion Apartment. During the 1st day, we arrived at Changi International Airport and directly went to the apartment. Since we had a free time, we planned to go to the Vivo City and Marina Bay Sands by MRT. That’s the tired day for me because my legs were all in pain. Not only mine, but theirs too. So, we decided to go back to the apartment.
On 22nd January, we went to the Yale-NUS College to attend the opening ceremony of the Asia Pacific Model United Nations 2016 for the 1st time. The opening ceremony was held by Mr. Bilahari Kausikan for the Guest-of-Honor. He was the AMBASSADOR-AT LARGE & ADVISOR TO THE SINGAPORE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS. The opening ceremony of the Panel Speakers was held by Mr. Rodman Bundy as the Partner, Eversheds International. After we heard their speech, we had our dinner at the University Cultural Centre and from the university, they prepared bus to send all of the participants to the Yale-NUS College to begin our committee session.
In this conference, there were 14 committees.
In session 1 and 6, I chose World Health Organisation (WHO). WHO was located in the Blackbox Theatre of the West Core of the Yale-NUS. It was talking about Immunization. One of the delegates from China told me that she/he wants to ensure vaccines are available. The delegate from Lithuania introduced the friendly amendment that by not selling vaccines at the subsidized price and instead abuse sell prices of such vaccines for personal gain. Moreover, the delegates from Israel and Afghanistan introduces the friendly amendment that encourages member states to invest in increasing the pool of available vaccines in the marl cetin order to prevent monopolization of vaccines in low demand through means such as but not limited.
In session 2 and 3, I was chosen to go to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) with Jesselyn by Ms. Ruth. HLPF was located in the TAN CHIN TUAN Theatre of the Elm College. It was talking about Food Security for International Food Trade. The delegate of Mexico chose to save food to prevent famine. The delegate of Indonesia chose to export their supply to another countries. The delegate of United States of America believed that high quality for food in health is importance. The delegate of Kuwait believed that strongly encourages Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by developed countries in developing countries. The delegate of Brunei believed that Local NGos could act as an intermediary between developed countries and/or their firms and the farmers in LEDCs. The delegate of Venezuela believed that the elimination of bureaucratic (relating to a system of government in which most of the important decisions are taken by state officials rather than by elected representatives) procedures in applying for permits or licenses. The delegate of China believed that the practice of smallholder agriculture.
In session 4, I went to the Arab League (AL). AL was located in the Classroom 17 of the East Core of the Yale-NUS. 23 delegates were there. They represented Iraq, Yemen, UAE, Tunisia, Sudan, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Somalia, Jordan, Mauritania, Libya, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabian, Brazil, Algeria, Bahram, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, and Eritrea. In AL, they were talking about Sustainable Economic Development in the Arab World. The delegate of Kuwait introduced the unfriendly amendment which means that amendments are changes to a draft resolution that have NOT been agreed on by all Sponsors of said Draft Resolution. Kuwait’s unfriendly amendment was that to urge the joint Arab League Military Force to collaborate newly formed Yemeni government to undertake.
In session 5 and 7, I was chosen to go to the Special Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL). SPECPOL was located in the Performance Hall in the West Core of the Yale-NUS. It was talking about the Rights of Indigenous People. There were 61 of 73 delegates there. The delegate of Rwanda believed that there are many people that homeless or landless. Subsidies were given to small groups by government. The delegate of Thailand believed that most of the minor people need help from the government or other people. The delegate of France believed that because of colonization, most of the indigenous people are in danger situation. The delegate of Germany believed to educate indigenous people and to solve discrimination that means the ability to judge what is of high quality, good judgment or taste. The delegate of Libyan believed that for indigenous people, traditional culture is unfair. The delegate of Ireland supported the indigenous people. The Mexico believed that the indigenous people are in poverty. The delegate of Myanmar believed that indigenous people got abused. The delegate of Denmark believed that indigenous people couldn’t vote. The delegate of Bolivia helped a lot of indigenous people.
On 24th January, the last day of the conference, we had been treated to a tour of the Flower Dome at Garden by the Bay by the MUN to celebrate the end of the conference. The closing ceremony was held by Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan. He was the Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs. Also, Prof. Chin-Hao Huang held the closing conference. He was the Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale-NUS College. The next day, we went back to Jakarta by Jet-Star Airlines. So, that was a very incredible trip.