It’s UNYSAB

United Nations Youth and Students Association of Bangladesh, more popular with its abbreviation UNYSAB is one of the largest volunteer hubs of the country that actively work for the development of interpersonal skills of the youth of Bangladesh.

UNYSAB is credited for organizing the first ever Model UN conference of the country, in 2002, and since then, we have organized about a dozen of MUN conferences in Bangladesh with a view to developing the research, communication and negotiation skills among the students and youth.

Moreover, UNYSAB is determined to create future leaders for the country.

Our Philosophy

We consider the Situational leadership model more applicable in terms of leadership development, which states,

Effective leadership is task-relevant, and the most successful leaders are those who adapt their leadership style to the Performance Readiness of the individual or group they are attempting to lead or influence.  

We believe that, effective leadership varies, not only with the person, but it also depends on the task or function that needs to be accomplished. To create leaders, we believe in facilitating new ideas from our members, assigning them with tasks and work for sustainable development.

And that is why, our motto is, “Leadership through volunteerism”.

Our Projects

2002 – Present

Bangladesh Model UN

Bangladesh Model United Nations (BANMUN) is the first ever Model United Nations conference in Bangladesh. It was first introduced by UNYSAB in association with UNIC Dhaka in October, 2002.

After being introduced, it was later organized in 2006, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The 2016 edition of the conference was the largest ever MUN conference to be held in Bangladesh with the participation of around 900 delegates.

2013 – Present

Project Happy Birthday

With a view to ensuring birth certificate for the children residing in the slum areas of the country and to support the establishment of a functional universal birth registration system in Bangladesh, UNYSAB launched this project in 2013.

The core objective of this project is to help the underprivileged children of the country with the process of registering their birth and attain a certificate against it from the government.

2009 – Present

Eid for Street Children

Every year on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr UNYSAB organizes Eid for Street Children throughout the seven divisions of Bangladesh and distributes new clothes to thousands of underprivileged children to make their Eid memorable.

Members of UNYSAB also share their iftar with the children on a particular day prior to each of the Eid-ul-Fitr since 2009.

2012 – Present

Bangladesh International Model UN

Bangladesh International Model UN conference is an internationally acclaimed Model UN conference of Bangladesh organized by UNYSAB conjointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

So far, the conference experienced two sessions, one in 2012, and another in 2015.

2013 – Present

Brave Men Campaign

Members of UNYSAB has been actively participating in the Brave Men Campaign jointly organized by Centre for Men and Masculine Studies and UNYSAB.

2014 – Present

UNYSAB MUN

UNYSAB introduced UNYSABMUN in Rajshahi, in 2014 with a view to expanding the idea of Model UN all over the country. UNYSAB Model UN has been being organized for three years since 2016, consecutively.

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