Opening Ceremonies for the UNA-USA’s Global Classrooms International Model United Nations Conference (GCIMUN) took place today, and doesn’t get any better than having Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speak in the General Assembly Hall.
Click on “Learn More” for photos and video of the full Opening Ceremonies!
The United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Susan Rice, also spoke at Opening Ceremonies.
Ambassador Rice understands the power of social media and appropriately posted up a picture of Ban Ki-moon sitting at the General Assembly Hall on her Twitter account:
In addition to speeches by Ban Ki-moon and Susan Rice, United Nations Foundation President Timothy Wirth and GCIMUN Secretary-General Sam Lichtenstein also urged delegates to take action today.
We kept this post short because the United Nations actually captured the full opening ceremonies on video so you can watch it all here:
Also, you can check out Global Classroom’s Facebook album of Opening Ceremonies.