UN Youth Symposium featuring Nedialko Kostov of UN Peacekeeping Operations

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Roughly 200 high school students from across Iowa will convene at the State Capitol Building to partake in the U.N. Youth Symposium.  A tradition dating back over four decades, invited high school students will participate in a two day simulation mirroring Model United Nations. 

When:  October 23, 9:00am 

Where:  Iowa State Capitol Building, Des Moines

On the morning of October 23, Henry Lejukole of Ames will be honored as the United Nations Day Chair for the state of Iowa.  Henry is a South Sudan native and co-founder of the Des Moines organization Help Nuba which works to advocate for human rights and justice in Sudan & South Sudan. 

Also addressing the students will be Nedialko Kostov of U.N. Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations in New York.  Mr. Kostov will be joining Iowa UNA for a number of programs TBA.  If members of the Des Moines UNA are interested in attending on the morning of October 23, please contact yashar@unaiowa.org beforehand.   

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