Dubai, UAE: Ban Ki-moon, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations and co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens has accepted the ambassadorship for GEMS Education for the Model United Nations (MUN) at GEMS World Academy schools, including GEMS World Academy in Dubai.
The signing ceremony was held between Sunny Varkey, Founder and Chairman of GEMS Education and Ban Ki-Moon, former United Nations Secretary-General and co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens at an event held at the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens in Berlin on Wednesday 22 May 2019.
The South Korean statesman will hold the position for the next three years, giving students the unprecedented opportunity to gain valuable insights from one of the world’s most admired leaders.
About GEMS Education
GEMS Education is one of the world’s oldest and largest K-12 private education providers. It is a highly-regarded choice for quality private education in the Middle East and North Africa region. As a company founded in the UAE in 1959, it holds an unparalleled track-record of providing diverse curricula and educational choices to all socio-economic means. GEMS Education now owns and operates 49 schools and educates over 124,000 students in the MENA region; and through its growing network of schools as well as charitable contributions is fulfilling the founder’s vision of putting a quality education within the reach of every child.
For further information about GEMS Education, visit: http://www.gemseducation.com or contact:
Yasser Alvi | Georgina Scott
Tel: (+971) 4 4507 600
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