This story was provided by Dulwich College Beijing.
Last week marked the beginning of DIMUN VIII at Dulwich College Beijing. Over 300
students from thirteen different schools in Asia came together to draft resolutions and
solve pressing issues ranging from reducing the industrial impact on marine biodiversity
to addressing the conflict in Kashmir.
The end result was truly impressive: 804
speeches and 1,625 points of information were made in just the short span of three
This year at DIMUN, an entirely student-initiated and student-led event, we were
extremely privileged to host the first female British Ambassador to China, Dame
Barbara Woodard DCMG OBE, as the honoured keynote speaker for the opening
Considering how driven the delegates were during the conference, they were
undoubtedly inspired by her insightful presentation.
The conference this year was especially innovative, using new technologies such as
digital amendment systems and online resolution viewing to reduce the use of paper.
Even as DIMUN VIII came to a close, the lasting effects of this remarkable three-day
conference did not end. DIMUN has been a unique experience for delegates to engage in the global community
and our students look forward to seeing everyone back next year for DIMUN IX!