Zambian student learns how UN conducts its business

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A view of the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York as seen from the north of the UN site.

Aaron Ng'ambi, a Zambian student studying in Hawaii hopes to be a cabinet minister in his country one day.

He is part of a group of students who were at the United Nations recently to participate in a workshop for the Model UN on how things are done inside the Organization's chambers.

In the Model UN or MUN as it is called, students around the world play the roles of ambassadors in simulated sessions of the General Assembly or the Security Council.

As role players, they do research and debate a wide range of issues on the agenda of the General Assembly.

UN Radio's Derrick Mbatha caught up with Aaron Ng'ambi and first asked him how he learned about the Model UN.

Duration: 4’00″

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