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UN Secretary-General Guterres Congratulates 2019 SJTU Model United Nations Conference

March 05, 2019      Author: Li Jinhong

 

The 2019 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Model United Nations Conference will open on April 12nd. Taking the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals as the entry point, the conference supports the global theme of “narrowing gaps, resolving differences, building consensus and rebuilding trust” proposed by UN Secretary-General Guterres. The conference, with 5 parallel sessions (2 Chinese and 3 English), will discuss global hot topics such as climate, refugee issues, women empowerment and cyber security. Up to now, the conference has invited nearly 200 representatives from more than 40 universities at home and abroad, and about 20% of them are foreign representatives. The academic committee of the conference includes excellent members of Model United Nations from Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fudan University, Nanjing University, China Foreign Affairs University, Monash University and other top universities at home and abroad.

UN Secretary-General Guterres has sent a congratulatory letter to the conference to inspire the young around the world to make continuous efforts and changes for a better future.

Established in March 2010, SJTU Model United Nations Association is committed to expanding the influence of UN activities and inspiring young students with the spirit of UN Charter.

 

Translated by Zhang Qianqian

Reviewed by Wang Bingyu