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Briefing to JCI Japan Children United Nations Ambassadors

23 July 2013

            On July 23rd, twenty-one students, participating in JCI’s Japan Children United Nations Ambassadors Programme, visited the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.

            

            Ambassador Umemoto welcomed the students and explained the activities of the Permanent Mission of Japan briefly. Counsellor Nishimaki then gave the visitors a summary of the United Nations. He explained the history of the U.N., the systems of the General Assembly, the Security Council and the U.N. budget; and the activities of the PKO. He also touched on the successes in the efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Japan’s contributions to development in developing countries. Lastly, the Counsellor mentioned that after the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, Japan received vast contributions of aid from many countries, which Japan had aided in the past.

            

            After the briefing, the students divided into groups and made presentations on their original proposals to achieving the MDGs such as eradicating poverty and combating diseases. Counsellor Nishimaki later made comments on each group’s presentation.

          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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