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The United Nations in 2018: Its Role in the Rohingya Crisis
When Secretary-General Antonio Guterres assumed the mantle of leading the United Nations in 2017, he urged the world to let peace be its guiding principle. However, in assessing the global landscape, he said the “world instead had ‘gone in reverse.” Speaking to a gathering of member states, Guterres said that “peace remains elusive.”
GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT SUMMIT
The UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit was a huge success!
We had a full house in the UN General Assembly Hall on Friday, February 23, 2018. The day was inspiring and the sessions were outstanding.
Here's a video of our Chapter President, Donna Rosa, leading a panel on the Role of the Private Sector in Achieving the SDGs.
You can view all the sessions (parts 1-4) and the presentations by UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak, and Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed as well as Lidia Bastianich and Jeffrey Sachs.
Watch UNA-USA Global Engagement Summit here.
check out our MODEL UNITED NATIONS APP
Thinking about becoming a junior ambassador through the MODEL UN program in your school?
For students, teachers, community leaders and more, the MODEL UN app explores the various issues the United Nations engages with.
The MODEL UN app features:
Read more about the app HERE. Download the app at the APP STORE.
HEADER PHOTO CREDIT: Rick Bajornas/UN News & Media/Secretariat Building at United Nations Headquarters/#715035/23 February, 2017