On February 20, a bus full of Diplomacy students went to the UN for UNA-USA Members Day. Students were treated to a speech from a surprise guest, Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon.
Our students covered the event on social media:
There is no planet B. We only have on Earth. We only get one chance. #climatechange #UNASHU #UNAMembersDay pic.twitter.com/B85IOLKStF
— elaina estrin (@elainaestrin) February 20, 2015
They asked questions at the briefings:
They took LOTS of pictures:
Passionate speakers w/ many insightful remarks including #SecGen Ban Ki-moon @ #UN today=great #UNAMembersDay @unashu pic.twitter.com/EdnuC4tWf2
— Mihailo Jovanovic (@MJMixa) February 21, 2015
Justine Lucas (US Country Director of Global Poverty Project) is addressing #UNAMembersDay pic.twitter.com/0HDfjoI6PA
— Meliksah Goncuoglu (@mlkshG) February 20, 2015
They answered the call for advocacy:
Help support UN peacekeepers today #UNAMembersDay pic.twitter.com/QJviQCMbol
— Jenna Leis (@JennaLeis1) February 20, 2015
Pledge to reduce your carbon footprint by texting CLIMATE to 2027938093! #UNAMembersday #UNASHU http://t.co/PRuXgStzIC
— UNA SHU (@UNASHU) February 20, 2015
And we had just enough time at the end of the day for a group picture with the faculty and the dean!