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Boise State Students Attend National Model United Nations

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 9:45 am / April 4, 2017

Students from Boise State at a model UN conferenceSeven Boise State University students attended the world’s largest National Model United Nations, sponsored by the National Collegiate Conference Association, March 19-23 in New York City. The students, who represented the Republic of Moldova located in eastern Europe, also met with Ambassador Vlad Lupan, the permanent representative of the Republic of Moldova to the U.N.

The conference includes more than 5,000 college students from around the world and provides a forum for learning about the U.N. through role playing, including sessions held at the U.N. General Assembly Headquarters.

Pictured from left with the ambassador are Hannah Iwersen, Matthew Moore, Cae Odell, Briana Hale, Rebecca Ellsworth and Savannah Willits.

Prior to the trip, the students completed a workshop on the U.N. with adjunct professor Garry Wenske, executive director of the Frank Church Institute.