UM LAW STUDENT NAMED MOST OUTSTANDING DELEGATE IN ASIA YOUTH INTERNATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS 2017
An undergraduate student from the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya (UM), Wong Kar Ling was named the Most Outstanding Delegate at the Asia Youth International Model United Nations (AYIMUN) 2017 among 172 youths from 32 countries across Asia.
AYIMUN is an academic simulation where international participants from all academic backgrounds aged from 17 years old to 25 years old, are placed in different councils and represent different countries to address current international relations and issues. In line with the theme this year “Enhancing Global Power through Diplomacy and Regional Integration”, young future diplomats were given the opportunity to learn and understand global issues and policies as well as to practise diplomacy, both in national and international scale. AYIMUN 2017 was held on 3 to 6 November 2017 at the Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
In the competition, Wong was assigned as a Hong Kong delegate in International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss on Future Framework for Condition of IMF Loans and Addressing Resettlement Planning of the global financial assistance. Her proactiveness as well as her impressive problem solving skill have earned her the recognition as the Most Outstanding Delegate in the council of IMF at AYIMUN 2017.
Back in September 2017, Wong was also awarded as the Most Outstanding Delegate in another international programme – Borneo Model United Nations held at Curtin University, Miri, Sarawak.
Wong, who is currently in her third year pursuing the Bachelor of Law, also expressed her gratitude to the Faculty of Law, UM for supporting her participation in various international programmes.