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University studes learn diplomacy, int’l relations in 2nd Model ASEAN Summit

University studes learn diplomacy, int’l relations in 2nd Model ASEAN Summit

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UNIVERSITY STUDENTS all over the country gathered in the University of Santo Tomas to understand the decision-making processes of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during the second Model ASEAN Summit (MAS). ASEAN Foundation Executive Director Elaine Tan and Consultant Wilson Ang said that through MAS, people would be engaged with ASEAN while understanding how diplomacy is practiced in the ASEAN level. Playing the role of delegates from different ASEAN countries, participating students were grouped and tasked to solve issues such as transnational crimes and transboundary haze using the policies and standpoints of their assigned countries. Each delegate group was assigned to designate their country’s Head of Government, Ministers, and Members of the Secretariat...