New York – Acclaimed Liberian International Child Rights Advocate and Former Children Parliament Speaker, Stephen Kalimu, has just ended a weeklong symposium at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The symposium which was organized by the Millennium Campus Network brought together vibrant university student leadersand youth activists to initiate discussions on advancing global development and strategizing to effectively implement the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
In a press release issued from the United States of America, Mr. Kalimu said he was honored to attend the occasion and represent the interest of the young people of Liberia. He was joined at the symposium by two other young Liberians from the Liberia National Student Union (LINSU).
The symposium brought together over one thousand young leaders from around the world and was attended by an array of high profile dignitaries including MogensLykketoft, President elect of the United Nations General Assembly.
In its 7th year, the Millennium Conference is one of the largest and most comprehensive assembling of young leaders. It attracts students, youth activists, nonprofit executives and professionals as well as international experts.
The event takes place annually. Next year’s venue will be in Washington D.C and efforts are underway by the organizers to invite Pres. Barrack Obama.