The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Junior School Celebrates United Nations Day

24 October 2007

On Wednesday, 24th October, the Junior School students participated in a special assembly to celebrate United Nations Day

Click to enlarge imageOn Wednesday, 24th October, the Junior School students participated in a special assembly to celebrate United Nations Day. Students, teachers and parents had a wonderful time as they learned about the important aims and mission of the UN.

Click to enlarge imageThe Junior School students began with a parade of flags representing the member states of the United Nations, followed by an information session by the debate team about the work of the UN. Senior School students Hannah Malik and Elias Okwara, members of the Model UN Team, shared their experiences with the students about their recent trip to South Africa, stressing the importance of working together to solve problems.

Click to enlarge imageWhile the assembly was informative, it was also a great deal of fun for the students and teachers as they shared in the celebration through song and dance. The children were left with the very important message that we all have a role to play in making the world a better place.