On January 7th 2018, the first Lao Cai Gifted High School Model ASEAN Meeting was successfully held in Aristo international hotel. Model ASEAN Meeting’s core value is based on the cooperative and developing relationship within ASEAN community. The Vietnam National Model ASEAN Meeting was successfully held for the first time in Hanoi, attracting attention of many young Vietnamese throughout the country. This is the first Model ASEAN Meeting in Vietnam allowed to use the procedure of the original model ASEAN meeting - ASEAN Meeting of the ASEAN Fund.
The organizing team of Lao Cai Gifted High School Model ASEAN Meeting - who has directly participated in the Vietnam National Model ASEAN Meeting 2017 and recognised the value that this model brings, decided to bring this opportunities to CLC’s students in order to broaden their visions about the world and ASEAN community in particular.
Lao Cai Gifted High School Model ASEAN Meeting 2018 received the content sponsorship of Vietnam National Model ASEAN Meeting, the support and approleaders and teachers of Lao Cai high school for gifted students for the opportunities given to organise this event. On attending this event, participants were represented as senior officials and ministers of ASEAN countries, participating in a meeting of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting of the Social and Cultural Community to discuss and propose general policy for the region. With the theme "Anticipating Environmental Displacement of People in ASEAN due to Global Climate Change", Lao Cai Gifted High School Model ASEAN Meeting 2018 aimed to create better understanding for students and a place where they could discuss and provide solutions to environmental problems.
Even though CLCMAM was organized in small scale with all the participants from Lao Cai Gifted High school, the event was very well-prepared and followed precisely the VNMAM Guidebook to give the best experience of a model meeting to the delegates and observers; allowing them to learn more about ASEAN, its negotiation and decision making process, team working skill as well as climate change and environmental displacement issue. CLCMAM delegates had fruitful debates and succeeded with the agreements and approvals of all delegates about the solutions for Environmental Displacement of People in ASEAN.