SECRETARY-GENERALS

Rafael Urbina Daza

Dear faculty advisors, sponsors, delegates, ladies, and gentlemen:
“The price of greatness, is responsibility.” Winston Churchill
For me, Rafael Antonio Urbina Daza it is a great honor to welcome you all to BIMUN XVII. Alongside my friends and colleagues, Jose Antonio Pumarejo, as general secretary, and Victoria Vidal and Juan Pablo Oyaga as general coordinators, we will be the leaders of this great journey that we are sure that everyone will enjoy. It is the greatest honor of my life to be in this position, working with such a great team, as it is the presidency. My main goal during this time, is to help you to develop yourself as a human being and also as a citizen of the world. During my years at school, I have always given everything of my self to help this model to be the greatest thing that this school can give to you. I cannot express, the gratitude and happiness that it is to me to be a small part, of how big BIMUN is. Throughout time, I have met great people that have taught me great things, and enriched me with a lot of knowledge that has helped me
to get better and better. This is a unique opportunity that your life is giving to you to prepare yourself for the out world, nowadays we have to be aware of the international concerns that are threatening our planet, because we are the ones that are responsible of solving them.
s Finally, with a great pride, in name of all the BIMUN team, I want to thank you all for giving us the opportunity to help you be better, and to accomplish all the dreams that you have for your life. If you have any query, necessity or suggestion, we will be open to any of these by mailing us to bimun@colegiobilingue.edu.co

Rafael Urbina Daza

Secretary General

José Antonio Pumarejo

Dear faculty advisors, sponsors, delegates, ladies, and gentlemen:
I am pleased to welcome you to the seventeenth Bilingüe Model of the United Nations, BIMUN XVII and to introduce myself Jose Antonio Pumarejo as one of the Secretary Generals of this model. It is an honor for me to be leading this honorable model alongside my Co-Secretary General, Rafael Urbina and also with our General Coordinators Victoria Vidal and Juan Pablo Oyaga, it will be a pleasure to work with such a nice team. Dreams come true and this one of them, I'm sure that we have done a good job and the most important thing for you to enjoy it.
As our vision I want you to be able to resolve complex conflicts through dialog, concertation and diplomacy focused in a setting of peace and tolerance associated with the ongoing situations through the model. During my whole school life I have always been exalted for my capacities and always giving all of myself in things such as BIMUN that have changed my life to focus on my future and the outgoing of our actual world encouraging me to be the light and the leader that society demands at this moments. As my great example at school of a vision and honorable man such as the school founder and my grandfather Julio Villazon Baquero I have the obligation of leaving my legacy at this school and also with society been an example to follow up for the next generations. I want you to perform at this model enriching you in knowledge and as a human being for the approaching future, this is a great opportunity to prepare yourself for the many difficulties that you one day will have to face to reach your goals, never give up and always remember that dreams come true and this is one of them, lets make it real.
“Failure is not an option” -John F.Kennedy
José Antonio Pumarejo
Secretary General




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