AUI Student Elected to Represent UN MGCY
Al Akhawayn University congratulates student Nidal Benali who was recently appointed to represent the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) as one of its Global Focal Point for Peace and Security. Benali is the first Moroccan under the age of 30 to be granted this diplomatic honor.
The UN MGCY provides a space for young people in the UN General Assembly. As its representative, Mr. Benali will work on issues of peace and security as it relates to youth specifically and has expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to represent both Morocco and AUI while working to increase youth engagement with this prestigious appointment.