SZABIST Model United Nations (ZABMUN) Society is a student-run organization at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST). It is the premier MUN in the city of Karachi and the largest city-based MUN in Pakistan. The purpose of ZABMUN is to prepare individuals to take ownership and leadership of tomorrow, and to inculcate the ideals of diplomacy, negotiation and reconciliation in them.
Ever since its inception in 2008, ZABMUN has hosted five, 4-day annual conferences, wherein students celebrate unity in diversity and resort to holistic, pacifist means of conflict resolution. ZABMUN caters to students between the ages of 13-24. This year, they are welcoming Delegates from across the globe.
In addition, members of ZABMUN have represented the Society at several prestigious conferences, including Lahore University of Management Sciences Model United Nations (LUMUN), and Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN). ZABMUN has more than 20 international and national awards to its credit.
This year’s conference; ZABMUN 2013, is scheduled to be held from October 31 till November 3, 2013 at Carlton Hotel Karachi.
Committees which will be simulated:
- Disarmament and International Security Committee (DISEC)
- Historical General Assembly (HGA)
- Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)
- Special, Political and Decolonization Committee (SPECPOL)
- United Nation Human Rights Commission (UNHRC)
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC)
- United Nations Security Council (UNSC)
- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
- Pakistan National Security Council (PNSC)
For registration details, contact:
Director Registrations, ZABMUN – firstname.lastname@example.org
For ticket details, contact:
Director Sales, ZABMUN – 0300-3660978 / 0345-8800176
- What: A chance to let your hair down after a hectic day of committee sessions!
- When: 8 PM on 31st October.
- Where: Carlton Hotel.
Thursday Blues got you down? Tired after the exhausting committee sessions? Well Zabmun has the perfect event lined up for you then. The best way to get up close and personal with the new friends you make on the first day – Laughter and a GOOD time! “Zabaret” is a three hour energy filled event that’s bound to liven up your day. With live performances by beat boxers, underground bands, break dancers and a special show by the people from “Lol Walay” we are giving the conventional “ice breaker events” a run for their money. So hold on tight because we’re gonna show you a good time!
- What: A spellbinding, mystical qawaali night with breathtaking performances by none other than Amjad Farid Sabri.
- When: 8 PM on 1st November.
- Where: Carlton Hotel.
A night to remember? Yes indeed! Zabmun is here once again to remind you to get in touch with your spiritual side. Work hard – Party harder. But don’t forget to meet new people, share this mystical experience with them and let the magic of the music cast a spell your way. With Amjad Sabri performing, this is definitely going to be one night that will blow away your mind. All that YOU need to do? Don the color of purity – white, sway to the music, connect with your soul and get ready to get enchanted!
- What: A dance party that’s bound to knock your socks off!
- When: 8:30 PM on 2nd November.
- Where: Carlton Hotel.
Bright Lights – Big City! YES! It’s THAT time of the year again. Zabmun is famous for their legen-wait for it- because it’s gonna be awesome-dary dance parties. You’ve heard of them, well now you have a chance to be part of one. Because we’re bringing you “City of Lights”, the dance party that will leave you wanting more! Ladies get those ultra chic clothes out, guys let’s see you shake the dust off those dance shoes and let’s get crack-a-lackin’! Hold onto your friends, dance partners and come shake your bodies till you drop! With the right ambience and whopping deejays we guarantee you a night to remember!
- What: A formal dinner where you can socialize with new friends and old alike, in style!
- When: 8 PM on 3rd November.
- Where: Foresters House of Grill.
SUIT UP! Who doesn’t know this iconic dialogue? And why should Barney Stinson be the only one to look and feel classy? Zabmun introduces its annual dinner, this time with a sophisticated twist. Shake out those formal clothes and suit up ladies and gentlemen! Because we have the perfect end to four days of the committee sessions, the learning experience and of course the partying, “Black Tie Mixer” is the fitting way to say goodbye. A tranquil ambience, upbeat music, yum food and the right people – the ideal ingredients for a memorable evening! Come join us with your friends and say goodbye the classy way!