Adrián Maceda. The lights seemed desire to never dim or fade away. Nevertheless, they should bid farewell to every delegate. After a brief delay, the general secretaries made way for the chairs of all URJCMUN 2017 in order to facilitate the oficial good-bye.
The chair and co-chair of UNESCO took the floor. Consecutively, the boards of FAO, ECOFIN, SOCHUM, World Bank and SPECPOL. The Chair of the Security Council, Javier Alberite, delivered an speech by video due to he was traveling to Rome during the ceremony. He remembered his whole career of Models of United Nations along with his teammates and friends for last. He bid farewell to his last URJCMUN. Right before, he encouraged to everyone to follow an own path, just like the Spanish poet Antonio Machado said in his famous verses: “Caminante, son tus huellas”.
Some of them have prepared a speech, some of them have just improvised short sentences. However, the chairs expressed their grattitude to the entired team, including staff, press, organization and, of course, delegations. Their worked was showed in the making off’s video, projected then. In addition, each board pronounced the results of its awards: best position paper, best delegation, best delegate and a bunch of honourable mentions distinguished the delegate’s labour.
Then, a new series of chairs spoke to the spectators. SPECPOL, “Comisión Jurídica”, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF and UNWOMEN summarised the efforts that had been made during all the model. They bestowed their respective awards and shared a great amount of quotes too.
After all this warm-up, the lights finally ceded. Furthermore, many delegations began to get tired of clapping. Thus, the video summary was replayed by a second time. Anyway, the crowd clapped again.
Sinay Sánchez, who directed the press team, deeply touched, wished the best to everyone. She showed grattitude to the attendees sheding tear. They did it too, for sure. The secretaries of URJCMUN V edition presented the final and funniest video and encouraged the audience to come the next year. A last hammerblow closed the final ceremony just to wait a little time to innaugurate even louder URJCMUN 2018 the next year.