2013 Event


Briefing by Ambassador Yamazaki to the National Model United Nations Student Participants from Japan

22 March 2013

On March 22, 10 students from Japan who were participating the National Model United Nations (NMUN) visited the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations to receive a briefing by Ambassador Jun Yamazaki.


In his briefing, Ambassador Yamazaki delivered his lecture according to the inquiries of the students, and explained Japan’s influential power at the UN, including Japan's efforts to engage in the decision making process of the Security Council, his belief and mission as a Japanese ambassador at the UN, Japan’s space strategy, and many other UN related issues. He also touched upon Japan’s contribution to the status of women, development, peace and security and human rights.


Finally, Ambassador Yamazaki advised the group, stating that in order for Japanese college students to play an active role internationally, they needed to cultivate the ability to speak logically, to possess high knowledge and skills in one's own specialized field, to keep one’s eyes open to the world, and to make renewed efforts to learn Japanese culture in depth.


After the briefing, the students actively participated in the Q&A session.



Ambassador Yamazaki having a lecture








The national model UN Students Participants and Ambassador Yamazaki at the briefing