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Students Seek to Solve World Problems at Model UN

Angelo Vasquez’s first trip outside his home country of Guatemala was to get together with 3,000 other high-schoolers from around the world, seeking ways to solve the world’s problems.

On his 16th birthday, he flew to Washington, D.C., for the North American Invitational Model U.N. 2020 conference — known as MUN — to simulate the problem-solving of the United Nations around water, territorial, poverty and development issues, among others.

“A lot of people have been really friendly … they come from a lot of places in the world,” Angelo said. “It’s a privilege and honor to be here at MUN.”

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