Student Leadership on Display at 10th Annual Model UN Conference

Last month, the Fairfield Model United Nations club celebrated its 10th annual high school conference. On November 15, the Model UN club welcomed 200 students from 12 high schools in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. IL majors Allison Scheetz ’16 and Klevisa Kovaci ’14 were the conference organizers. Allison was the Secretary General for this year’s conference.

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Miriam Boutros ’15 and Klevisa Kovaci ’14 while running an EU committee.

International Studies majors, Klevisa Kovaci ’14 and Mariam Boutros ’15 (pictured), ran a Model UN simulation on the Council of the European Union (EU). Their committee deliberated the prospect of Turkey joining the EU and held a debate on EU immigration policy. Carolyn Kosewski ’14, an International Business major, led the simulated UN Commission on the Status of Women. Natalie Beauparlant, an IL major, co-led a committee that simulated a committee to manage a debt crisis in Europe. Natalie and Kirk Leslie ’15, have been name co-Secretary Generals for next year’s conference, scheduled for Friday, November 14, 2014.


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