Model United Nations: Promoting Good Governance, Sustainable Development

Ambassador Blake hosted the U.S. Embassy’s third annual Model UN simulation on September 27 with the Indonesian Students Association for International Studies (ISAFIS).  Over 150 enthusiastic high school and university student delegates convened at @america for seven hours to debate the UN’s post-2015 development agenda.  Ambassador Blake applauded the UN’s promotion of good governance and shared prosperity and spoke about the important role of sustainable development, particularly in Indonesia, in meeting these goals.  The UNESCO Indonesia Director and UNFPA representative also delivered remarks.  This event highlighted the Embassy’s commitment to addressing global and regional challenges through youth engagement, international organizations, and multilateral diplomacy.