page tools /
Home /
News & Events / News & Events

News & Events

To view the school Calendar of Events and Academic Calendar, see the School Calendar tab in the Navigation Menu on the left.

There is always something going on at CAISL. Take a look at our Photos and Slideshows for a glimpse into the 'Life' of the school.

Photos of events are available in each news story. Click on the link "Photos of Event" to view a slideshow.

Photos from previous years are available as well. Use the Navigation Menu on the left to view news and photos from previous years.

JMUN 2018
Posted 04/20/2018 04:10PM

The 12th annual Junior Model United Nations (JMUN) was CAISL's biggest ever to this day. Six local international schools participated and discussed issues related to the theme of the conference, Human Rights. The conference was opened with a keynote address from Ms. Francisca M., Advocacy Officer, UNICEF Portugal, who spoke about the importance of having equitable access to resources, including water. On the agenda were challenging issues such as the question of gender equality and empowering females, the question of ensuring online privacy, and the question of the right to education. The General Assembly debated resolutions for the question of refugees fleeing persecution in war zones, and for the first time ever we had a Special Conference room debating the question of the protection of migrants. CAISL students from 5th through 11th Grade participated. The 5th Grade were press officers, 6-8th Graders were delegates, and the High School led the conference through organizing the day and chairing the debates. The lively debates identified many successful solutions for addressing issues that we face in the world today, and hopefully foundations have been laid to have students take a more active role in shaping the world they live in.

Text by Mr. David Price

For more pictures of this event, follow this link.

CAISL is a student-centered educational community in which we challenge ourselves and each other to do our best and to make positive contributions to our diverse and ever-changing world.

© Carlucci American International School of Lisbon

Governed by Fundação Escola Americana de Lisboa

Rua António dos Reis 95
Linho 2710-301
Sintra, Portugal
T: 351-219-239-800
F: 351-219-239-898


  • Accredited By
    NEASC    Council of International Schools
  • Authorized By
  • Operating under permanent license from
  • Supported By


email page print page small type large type
powered by finalsite