PHILIPPINE MISSION RECEIVES STUDENT-DELEGATES TO THE 2015 NATIONAL MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Students from De La Salle University, Manila Students from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
NEW YORK, 30 March 2015 –Student delegates from De La Salle University (DLSU), Manila and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) attending the 2015 National Model United Nations conference visited the Permanent Mission of the Philippines on 27 and 30 March 2015, respectively, to gain insights on the work of diplomats in the UN and on specific issues such as peacekeeping, environment, disarmament, among others.
Minister Julio C. Dery, NYPM Chargé d’affaires, a.i., received the students. He was joined by NYPM Officers Ms. Noemi T. Diaz and Ms. Shirley L. Flores, and other committee experts.
The students will be simulating the role of diplomats representing the countries of Tanzania and Gabon (for DLSU) and the Republic of South Africa (for DSL-CSB). END
(Photos by: NYPM Cultural Officer Rachel Anne Nicerio-Moran and Attache Alfredo Labrador)