DIMUN began with the vision to promote understanding of international affairs
and awareness of the United Nations among young people.
By engaging in topics concerning security, economic development, and social
progress, delegates learn to navigate the complexities of international
negotiation and teamwork, adopt new perspectives and develop comprehensive
resolutions to pressing global issues.
The founder and the secretariat working for the conference understood the need
and ability to provide a public platform for young minds to express their
opinions about global issues.
In 2016, the maiden edition took place in Clarks Inn, which created an impact on more than 800 delegates along with 1200+ applicants who registered. DIMUN had committees exclusively for school students and for college students. It simulated committees like UNGA (DISEC), UNHRC, UNW, UNSC, IP, etc and discussed agendas Addressing the issue of the gender gap in developing nations, Revisiting the aspects of foreign policy post the Nuclear Suppliers groups - NSG's vote and BRITAIN'S exit from European Union in few of the 8 committees simulated in the conference. The conference had eminent executive board members from across the globe gracing the delegates with their presence and knowledge. Keshav Gupta, founder of the Dais, Yair Mallez who worked with UNHRC addressed the gathering in the opening ceremony. In 2016, brands like Redbull and Canon, Bank of India and many more sponsored the initiative.
DIMUN has received best greetings and wishes from political influencers like Shashi Tharoor for the conference and this simulation received a huge media coverage.
DIMUN 16 also encouraged individuals from different nations to become its international ambassador and saw people from countries like Germany, USA, France , Malaysia, Pakistan, Hungary, Afghanistan, Nepal, etc joining in. Team DIMUN believes that ambassadors play an important role in representing a conference and has been empowering any individual who wishes to be a part of DIMUN.
DIMUN has partnered with several international conferences like CardiffMUN, London MUN, The European MUN, Netherlands, KabulMUN, Zurich MUN and many more in the first edition. The conference thrived to work hard in being a helping hand of providing knowledge about global issues to citizens yet be a reminiscing moment for all.
Vidarbha Model United Nations is a project powered by DIMUN 2017. This
conference took place in Sipna college of engineering and technology, Amravati
Lead by DIMUN’s President, Mr.Parth Gaikwad as the secretary general, him and his team of leaders went to several schools in the country to conduct workshops in order to teach them about Model United Nations and its Rules of Procedure and to facilitate knowledge and capacity building of individuals from across the world to enable them to make a collective, coordinated and sustainable impact to combat poverty, climate change, to achieve gender equality, good health and to promote quality education and access to clean water and sanitation.
The team went to Bhawarilal Samra School as its first seminar for the introduction and later headed to institutions like the Government Law college, Podar international school,Maharishi public school, School of Scholars, etc along with Colleges like P. R Pote Patil College of Technology, Government college of Engineering etc for the workshops.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, co-sponsored the conference along with vivo and oppo, as the official technology and mobile partners respectively. The conference received huge amount of response with delegates coming from from all across India. Vidarbha MUN and DIMUN played an important role as a partner for conference like Gwalior MUN, TFIMUN to create impact in the society.
The conference also received appreciation from the Ministry of Road Transport Highways & shipping, government of India for its efforts and a letter was sent by Mr. Nitin Gadkari for same.
The third edition began with an objective to continue the legacy of the biggest MUN conference in Asia. In 2018, DIMUN had its third edition at Central Delhi District Administration’s Conference Centre, New Delhi. This edition made an impact over 800+ delegates in 11 diverse committees.
The Delhi International Model United Nations 2018 structurally redefined their logistics and hosted a conference at zero delegation fee. “The motive behind this was to encourage students from strenuous financial backgrounds to learn and network at our platform,” said Parth Gaikwad, President of DIMUN.
The conference followed the steps of its previous edition and had committees exclusively for both school and college students along with International Press. The conference simulated committees like UNGA-DISEC, UNDP, UNESCO, UNSC, UNHRC, UNW, ECOSOC etc. The delegates participating in these committees discussed agendas related to cryptocurrencies, infringement of the right of privacy through technology, the situation of North Korea, Situation in Afghanistan, etc.
The conference partnered with little India foundation, which runs free-food camp once a month. Little India Foundation works for the betterment of unnourished and underprivileged people. The conference also collaborated with the International Centre For Sustainable Development - ICSD is a joint initiative of The Dais Foundation and The District Administration, Champawat, Uttarakhand towards the achievement of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The vision of ICSD inspired by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi’s vision of Sankalp Se Sidhhi to address critical Global Goals for Sustainable Development in India by 2022 and to facilitate knowledge and capacity building of individuals from across the world to enable them to make a collective, coordinated and sustainable impact to combat poverty, climate change, to achieve gender equality, good health and to promote quality education and access to clean water and sanitation.
The conference partnered up with companies like HP, Reliance trends, Foodpanda, etc, while OYO Rooms served as accommodation partners along with Times of India and India today as official media coverage partner. The conference received tremendous amount of support from Shri Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Dr. Nidhi Shrivastava Additional Commissioner Dept of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
DIMUN 2019 underlines its interest in the diversification of the activities. Now more than ever, the team is focused on strengthening partnerships for global goals and creating a larger impact through outreach programs and collaborations besides facilitating knowledge and capacity building of individuals from across the world to enable them to make a collective, coordinated and sustainable impact to combat poverty, climate change, to achieve gender equality, good health, to promote quality education, access to clean water and sanitation, to work on security and disarmament and addressing human rights and refugee problems.