Supermodel Alek Wek on dialogue and mutual understanding

Alek Wek addresses the General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Youth.

Worldwide Supermodel Alek Wek of newly independent South Sudan recently participated in a United Nations event focusing on young people.

The two-day high-level meeting, which hosted representatives from 400 youth groups, was in connection with International Youth Year.

Ms. Wek spoke with Darrin Farrant on the conference theme, “Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding.” She drew on her own experience as a young girl who had escaped civil war in her home town of Wau.

Duration: 2:49

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