The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program welcomed CRC ambassador Khanh Ton from Hue, Vietnam, a recent graduate from EMIS to Florida Atlantic University. With other Charney Diplomacy Program students, she competed in the National Model United Nations (NMUN) simulation in Washington D.C in November, 2018 where they won first place out of all the contenders. She reported her experiences in our monthly newsletter.

Vietnamese Youth Model United Nations Conference

After being given these tools in Florida, Khanh built a Model United Nations conference within her hometown in Vietman that aims to involve the local community. Khanh was promoted to the position of Deputy Secretary General of the VYMUN (Vietnamese Youth Model United Nations) conference of 2019. The conference takes place from July 25 to July 28.

Vietnamese Youth Model United Nations – report by CRC Ambassador Khanh Ton

The opening ceremony of VYMUN 2019 took place on July 26th, 2019. Lieutenant Colonel Le Ngoc Son from the Vietnamese military appeared as a guest. Participants included many young people from across the city of Hanoi and several other provinces and cities who shared their personal experiences about how they learned to better contribute to society through diplomacy. The Leon Charney Resolution Center sponsored the event and Director-General of the VYMUN and CRC Ambassador Khanh Ton gave a speech.

As an Ambassador of the Center myself, I hope to further its message of peace to this part of the world that is so near and dear to my heart”. Khanh

Click HERE to read Khahn Ton’s full speech.

Khahn Ton from Vietnam talks about her experience at The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program of FAU and as a Charney Resolution Ambassador.