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Launch of ELS/UNAI international essay contest

16 October 2013

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and as part of the UN On 18 October 2013, the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Tokyo organized the round table meeting with UNAI Japan members.

The guest speaker, Mr. Maher Nasser, Director of the Outreach Division within the UN Department of Public Information, briefed members about UNAI’s global strategies, best practices and upcoming key events such as the UNAI’s third anniversary on 18 November and the ESL/UNAI international student essay contest for global citizenship, encouraging students from member universities to take part.

The participants also discussed how they could strengthen local network and information sharing beyond borders. It was agreed that the Outreach Division share good practices on establishment of local networks in other countries and that UNIC Tokyo organize such round table meetings more often.