Please join United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) & ELS Educational Services for theMany Languages, One World(MLOW) Global Youth Forum in the United Nations General Assembly Hall at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Friday, 21 July 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The fourth annual MLOW essay contest invited university students from all over the world to submit an essay in an official UN language that is neither their mother tongue nor primary language of instruction on the theme ofglobal citizenship & intercultural understanding, & the role that multilingualism can play in fostering both. From a pool of over 2,000 entrants, 60 students from 27 countries & 57 universities were awarded trips to Boston & New Yrok to attend the Global Youth Forum.
On Friday, 21 July 2017, in the General Assembly Hall, the students will present their ideas for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals & the importance of multilingualism in realizing the 2030 Development Agenda.
Please RSVP by noon on Monday, 17 July 2017.
Guests without a United Nations Grounds Pass are requested to arrive at the Visitors Entrance on First Avenue between 45th & 46th Streets no later than 9:00 a.m. to ensure that they have enough time to complete the security screening & check-in procedure as the event will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Additional logistical information will be sent to all registrants before the event.