Day 2 marked its start with a live UN Briefing by Dr. Abraham Joseph, who had served notably with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The briefing covered the new challenges in the international society based on the works of the United Nations during the past and current environment.
All participants, based on Day 1's debate preparations, have actively participated in the Academic Debate on three topics, assigning themselves either to Affirmative or to Negative. Two sides for each topic spoke for and against the given topic (listed below) within the allocated time, developing their ideas with logic, working examples, statistics, and quotes to support themselves.
Debate topic for Education Inequality and Covid-19
Can advanced technology become the key to overcome educational disparity during Covid-19?
Debate topic for Cop26 and Climate Change
Is carbon taxation the most efficient way to advance decarbonization efforts?
Debate topic for Disarmament and Peace
Do we need to be armed for national security.
Also, for the afternoon sessions, Dr. Kenji Yokoyama, current Dean for External Relations in NUCB Business School, gave a youth-orientated lecture under the theme of 'Why is Youth Education Important?' Dr. Kenji, as an educational professional, focused on delivering the importance of learning and studying with regard to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. After the greatest Career Development Session, all students were divided into two tracks based on their age groups and participated in the SDGs Group Discussion aiming to reach a consensus on global issues: Covid-19 and Children's Rights, Fair Vaccine Distribution and Global Governance. To see the results of the resolution, please visit here.
The following sessions were Side Event conducted by the youth staff, the Ivy League session conducted by Chaerin Park, the past GLEC winner, and the International Admissions Session by NUCB International College.
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