Rwandan student is one in a million

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MY World Volunteers (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe)

As a university student and radio show host in her native Rwanda, Benigne Mugwaneza Ishimwe is one busy young woman.

But the 21-year-old found time to vote in the MY World survey launched by the United Nations to determine global priorities for a better world.

In fact, Benigne was the one millionth person to participate in the year-long campaign which asked people which issues they think would make the most difference to their lives.

Dianne Penn caught up with Benigne who was in New York this week to accompany Queen Rania of Jordan and UN Special Envoy for Education Gordon Brown at the opening of an exhibition about the survey called 'Listening to ONE MILLION Voices.'

Duration: 4’46″

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