Second United Nations Parliamentary Assembly Simulation Model (MUNPA)

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During the month of September, 2021 the Civil Association “Democracia Global”, along with partner the organizations - “UMA”, “Democracy Without Borders”, “UNPA Campaign” and two Regional Academic Partners - Goa University and Sharda University, carried out the second Model of the Parliamentary Assembly of the United Nations (UNPA) in India on the theme Gender Equality. In view of the Covid pandemic situation, Second UNPA Model was organized virtually.​

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GENERAL
FEATURES

The Model counted on the participation of more than 40 students from Goa and Sharda University, from the disciplines of Political Science, International Relations and Education.

The UNPA Model’s main goal was to create and encourage conscientiousness surrounding gender equality, an issue that affects humanity as a whole.

DEBATE IN  PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES

The participants were divided into the following four Commissions and each one was chaired by a Professor from the University of Goa or Sharda: Gender Bias Across Household, Gender Equality in the Workplace, Culture and Systemic Gender Bias and Gender Bias in Politics.

DEBATE OF THE FINAL PROJECTS

The proposed bills under discussion were Representation of Gender Minorities in Legislatures; Boosting Representation and improving conditions within the workspace; Redistribution of domestic work in household Bill and Abolition of Child Marriages Bill. By a final vote, participants sanctioned with force of law the last mentioned bill.

OUR SPECIAL GUESTS

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Shri K.J. Alphons

​MP K.J.Alphons is a Member of Rajya Sabha, Upper House of Indian Parliament and was also a former Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism. He was a former bureaucrat and his name featured in TIME magazine’s list of 100 young global leaders in 1994.

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Shri Ritesh Pandey

Shri Ritesh Pandey is a Member of Parliament representing Ambedkarnagar constituency in Uttar Pradesh. As the Floor leader of Bahujan Samajwadi Party, he is one of the youngest Parliamentarians to lead a national party in Parliament.

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Dr. Achyuta Samanta

Prof Achyuta Samanta (@dr.achyutasamanta) is a Member of Parliament from the Lok Sabha (Lower House), Parliament of India.

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Priyanka Chaturvedi

Priyanka Chaturvedi is Hon'ble Member of Rajya Sabha (Upper House), Parliament of India; and Deputy Leader and National Spokesperson of Shiv Sena

Fernando A. Iglesias

Fernando A. Iglesias is Co-President of the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy and a Member of Parliament in Argentina (2007-2011 and 2017-2021).