World MUN brings exciting young minds together

World MUN brings exciting young minds together

World MUN brings exciting young minds together

Updated 21 March 2013, 10:04 AEDT

Two thousand young people from eighty countries are taking part in the WorldMUN - a model United Nations conference in Melbourne this week.

The conference is bringing together vibrant young people from around the globe to engage in cultural exchange and debate the big issues facing the world, including progress on the Millenium Development Goals.

One of the remarkable people involved is Ahmed Awadallah, an Egyptian Arab, who is the first in his family to graduate from high school. He won a Fulbright Scholarship before he could speak English, and has just been accepted to graduate school. 

Ahmed has been accepted to the London School of Economics and says "now I am a big believer that I can dream again and again because there are no limits but the sky".  Ahmed shared his story and aspirations with Phil Kafcaloudes at Radio Australia's live broadcast from the WorldMUN.

Presenter: Phil Kafcaloudes

Speaker: Ahmed Awadallah, a delegate at the World Model UN 2013

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